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Former Strathclyde student’s £50m donation to aid build of new campus building

A £50 million donation to the University of Strathclyde from a former student is to be used to support the construction of a new...

Scottish firm expects business to grow by 10% following English expansion

AKELA Group has announced it is to open new premises in Leeds as part of its expansion into the north of England. Currently operating across...

Green light for £50m logistics park in Bellshill

KNIGHT Property Group has been granted full planning approval from North Lanarkshire Council for a £50 million logistics park at Bellshill Industrial Estate. To be...

Online seminar to explore the benefits of ‘cobots’ in SME businesses

SME businesses operating in Scotland’s engineering and fabrication sector can discover the benefits of cobots (collaborative robots) at a free online seminar on Thursday...

Engineering alliance calls for leaders to have ‘courage and vision’ to tackle climate crisis

ENGINEERING alliance Actuate UK has issued a warning to world leaders ahead of COP26 in Glasgow, urging them to tackle the climate crisis 'before...

Aberdeen City Council projects to bring opportunities for local firms

OPPORTUNITIES to secure contracts as part of a multi-million pound series of Aberdeen City Council projects are to be showcased today (September 20). The local...

Knight Frank appoints new associate in Glasgow

KNIGHT Frank has strengthened its team in Scotland with the appointment of hotel and leisure valuations specialist William Rankine. Joining as an associate, he has...

Builders warn that action is needed to avoid ‘perfect storm’ affecting housing ambitions

HOMES for Scotland (HFS) has called on the Scottish Government to focus on 'clarity, collaboration and consumers' to avoid a 'perfect storm' of conditions threatening...

Scotland’s hub programme celebrates milestone as projects pass £2.5 billion mark

A major milestone has been reached in Scotland's hub programme after the value of completed community projects passed the £2.5 billion mark. Since becoming fully...

JR Homes launches firm’s first properties for sale

JR Homes has made its official market debut after releasing the first homes for sale at its Almondvale Gardens development in Blackburn, West Lothian. The...

Galliford Try hails ‘positive’ outlook for sector as group posts £11.4 million profit

GALLIFORD Try has posted a pre-tax profit of £11.4 million on revenue of £1,125 million for the financial year ended June 30 2021. The contractor...

‘Full explanation’ sought after Ferguson Marine misses out on £100m ferries shortlist

THE leader of Inverclyde Council has expressed his disappointment at Port Glasgow's Ferguson Marine not being shortlisted for new ferry contracts. Councillor Stephen McCabe, who...

Centre of Excellence in Smart Construction announces 12 new partners

HERIOT-WATT University's Centre of Excellence in Smart Construction (CESC) has signed affiliate agreements with 12 leading institutes, organisations and startups. CESC exists as a global...

Tenderer shortlist unveiled for facility able to ‘double’ UK’s electricity storage

SSE Renewables has unveiled the tenderer shortlists of contractors for the civil engineering and mechanical and electrical works on its hydro storage scheme at...

Dumfries chartered surveyors relocates amid ‘buoyant’ local market

THE Dumfries office of chartered surveyors DM Hall has moved to larger premises in the same street. Established for some 26 years in the town’s...

A new name for architecture practice as business targets UK-wide expansion

AN Edinburgh-based employee-owned architecture practice is rebranding and targeting a period of growth as it eyes expansion throughout the UK. Founded in 1994, AMA Studio...

Stirling firm rebrands and moves to larger premises

KEVIN Wilson Joiners & Building Contractors has announced it has rebranded its business and moved to new premises. The Stirling-based company is now known as...

Firm welcomes 23 new apprentices from North Lanarkshire

HOUSING and social care provider, Mears Group, has welcomed 23 new apprentices from North Lanarkshire. The intake comes in partnership with the area's local authority,...

‘Perfect storm’ creates industrial space shortages across Scotland

NEW research has highlighted a 'critical mismatch' between the supply and demand of industrial space of all sizes across Scotland. Property and investment management firm...

UK Government looks to streamline apprenticeship levy system

LARGE firms will be able to 'easily' pledge funds to smaller firms through a new UK Government scheme, in a move which Westminster said...