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SPA launches new refurbishment framework animation

THE Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA) has launched a new animation for local authorities, housing associations and other social landlords looking to embark on refurbishment...

Steel specialist purchases East Kilbride crane plant

STRUCTURAL steelwork specialist J & D Pierce has announced it has reached agreement with Finnish firm Konecranes to purchase its East Kilbride-based operation. Pierce said...

31 suppliers named in multi-million pound engineering and technical consultancy framework

31 suppliers have been included in a multi-million pound engineering and technical framework for Scotland. Scotland Excel’s third generation engineering and technical consultancy framework is...

Morgan Sindall highlights ‘resilience’ of group despite profit dip

MORGAN Sindall Group has reported revenue held steady at just over £3 billion in its 2020 financial results despite the Covid-19 pandemic. The business reported...

CITB proposes to keep levy rates at pre-Covid levels

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is proposing to keep rates at pre-Covid levels as it launches a new consultation into its funding proposals. A...

Engineering specialist aligns brands to support expansion plans

GLASGOW-based Edwin James Group has announced it is aligning its brands as part of the firm's growth plans. Jex Process Services will become EJ Musk...

Pacific Building confirms new workshop investment

PACIFIC Building has announced a six-figure investment in a new manufactured joinery workshop at the company’s Hillington HQ. The move will provide six new employment...

Trade body calls for ‘budget for builders’ to boost workloads

THE Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is calling for a 'budget for Britain’s builders' to boost workloads and improve employment prospects. Data from the organisation's...

Amron unveils ‘bold’ new identity

AMRON Architectural has announced the brand has undergone a 'significant' transformation with a new identity developed to highlight future plans. The firm, which started life...

Rising insurance premiums putting more pressure on construction firms

MORE than 44,000 UK construction firms closed last year, according to new analysis from Mactavish, a specialist outsourced insurance buyer and claims resolution expert. The...

Springfield reports ‘excellent’ half-year performance

SPRINGFIELD Properties has announced an 18.3% rise in revenue to £94.4 million in its half-year interim results for the six months ended 30 November...

Principal contractor appointed to install 3km of water mains at Aberdeen Harbour project

NICOL of Skene has been appointed principal contractor by Doig and Smith on behalf of Aberdeen Harbour Board to install around 3km of new...

‘Urgent’ need for speculative development of industrial and logistics space in Scotland

NEW research has revealed there is an 'urgent' requirement for speculative development of industrial and logistics space in Scotland to meet occupational demand. Property and...

McGill secures £1.4m contract with Govanhill Housing Association

BUILDING services specialist McGill has announced it has landed a £1.4 million contract with Govanhill Housing Association to deliver a range of trade services. McGill...

Report highlights how improved public investment in construction could support Scotland’s green recovery

SCOTLAND'S Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has published a new report intended to help public bodies make decisions on where funding in construction gives the highest...