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Work complete on ‘game-changer’ quay at Port of Nigg

FARRANS Construction has completed works on the build of the Port of Nigg's new East Quay. Measuring 225m long and 50m wide, it increases the...

Groundforce awarded first-place framework agreement by Scottish Water

SCOTTISH Water has awarded a first-place framework agreement to Groundforce for the hire of trenching and shoring equipment. The award is based on a ranked...

AmcoGiffen to lead £2.7m transformation of Barrhead’s Carlibar Park

BARRHEAD'S Carlibar Park is to be 'transformed' in a £2.7 million project to turn derelict land into attractive green space and reduce flood risks. Led...

Lifeboat tribute forms part of new Broughty Ferry flood protection scheme

A sculpture commemorating the lifeboat service has been unveiled as part of the £15.5 million Broughty Ferry flood protection scheme. The public artwork, at Beach...

WSP Highways director earns civil engineering recognition

STEVE Byer, a group director for WSP Highways, has been named a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) in Scotland. ICE Scotland has...

Scottish lecturer earns national accolade for inspiring young civil engineers

SCOTTISH lecturer Dr Rebecca Wade has been named the Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) STEM Ambassador of the Year for 'inspiring the next generation of...

Final stage of Tarbert harbour project taking shape

THE new terminal building being constructed at Tarbert Ferry Terminal is taking shape, with the facility marking the final stage of the multi-million pound...

Festival site dig helps rediscover the summer which prompted ‘rebirth’ of Glasgow

A senior lecturer in archaeology at the University of Glasgow has revealed that construction work around the site of where the historic Glasgow Garden...

New geotechnical solutions help tackle affordable housing shortfall

There is no silver bullet to the shortage of affordable housing across the UK. Debate over the barriers to meeting targets is complex; not...

Glasgow’s Cathcart set for £750,000 sewer network upgrade

SCOTTISH Water is to invest £750,000 into the upgrade of the sewer network in the Cathcart area of Glasgow. The project will look to address...

BAM Nuttall completes Shetland remote robot trial in ‘UK first’

BAM Nuttall has announced it has successfully trialled the integrated Trimble X7 laser scanner with Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot in a remote construction site...

Civils specialist marks Scottish milestone

CIVILS and building contractor Farrans Construction has announced it is celebrating 75 years in Scotland having completed over 1GW of wind farms - enough...

George Leslie appointed to remove old pier at Brodick

GEORGE Leslie Ltd has been appointed by Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) as principal contractor to remove the old pier at Brodick Ferry Terminal. Work...

George Leslie begins £15.3m Outer Hebrides pier project

GEORGE Leslie Ltd has started works on the upgrade of a ferry terminal at Lochmaddy Harbour in the Outer Hebrides. The £15.3 million project will...

Advance Construction Group unveils new division

THE Advance Construction Group has launched a new division called WRS Structures Ltd, which will deliver reinforced concrete frames and structured steel buildings, as...

TSL launches new utilities division

TSL Contractors has launched its own utilities division, with the move described as enabling the firm to provide a full range of Water Industry...

Senior lecturer rewarded for inspiring next generation of civil engineers in Scotland

DR Rebecca Wade has been crowned the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland’s STEM Ambassador of the Year. The senior lecturer in environmental science at...

Big-hearted civils contractor comes to the aid of Glenrothes sports and health hub

ADVANCE Construction has come to the rescue of Glenrothes Community Sports and Health Hub following an 'urgent request' for help to complete their building. The...

Protecting Scotland’s rural landscape

AN initiative to remove electricity transmission lines currently impacting scenic landscapes across Scotland’s National Parks is underway, with Mabey Hire’s temporary bridging solutions playing...

Bridge specialist battles the elements at Doune Castle

BEAVER Bridges’ build of a new crossing at Doune Castle has been hailed by Historic Environment Scotland as an ‘achievement worth celebrating’ after the...

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