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Digging boom: critical need for asset searches

Richard Broome, MD at LSBUD, an online safe digging resource, discusses the surge in asset searches across the Covid-period and examines why the construction...

Next level: Ayrshire drawdown project carefully planned to avoid pollution and habitat damage

REDUCING the levels of a reservoir – even a relatively small one – is not a task to be undertaken lightly. First, there’s the...

Recent storms reinforce ‘urgent’ need for Scottish infrastructure audit

STORMS Arwen and Barra have once again highlighted why a review of Scotland’s infrastructure must be made a priority, the country’s leading source of...

MGF marks second anniversary of Livingston depot

TO mark the second anniversary of MGF’s Livingston depot, the excavation safety solutions specialist has provided an update on the team taking on temporary...

Record year for ‘safe digging’ searches

LSBUD, an online safe digging resource, has revealed it welcomed more than 3.4 million searches - a new record - for underground pipes and...

Mackenzie Construction appoints Smart Surface research associate

HAVING been awarded funding from Innovate UK for a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the...

Groundforce appoints new engineering director

GROUNDFORCE has announced the appointment of Paul Garton as its new engineering director to head up its technical team. He has more than 20 years’...

Chapelhall firm secures £1m contract for Renfrewshire cycle route

JH Civil Engineering Limited has been awarded a contract worth almost £1 million by Renfrewshire Council for the build of a new walking and...

RJ McLeod to begin next phase of £11m flood protection scheme after Christmas break

RJ McLeod is to begin the next phase of the Highland Council's £11 million flood protection scheme at Caol and Lochyside in January. Work on...

Major funding boost for sustainable cement innovation in South Lanarkshire

A Scottish-based manufacturing facility which will enable the production of lower carbon cement products has secured a £500,000 award from Zero Waste Scotland’s Circular...

Lynebeg rail bridge installation marks A9 Dualling milestone

NETWORK Rail has announced it has demolished and replaced the bridge over the railway at Lynebeg, south of Inverness on the Highland Mainline between...

Barhale secures £2.8m Clyde Gateway package of works

BARHALE Scotland has been awarded a £2.8 million contract by Clyde Gateway Developments Limited to carry out remedial works to an unstable section of...

Farrans confirmed as contractor for £29.5 million Govan – Partick Bridge project

GLASGOW City Council has confirmed the contract for the Govan - Partick Bridge project has been awarded to Farrans (Construction) Limited. The £29.5 million Glasgow...

RJ McLeod to begin works at Uig Harbour

RJ McLeod is to start infrastructure improvement works at Uig Harbour this week, The Highland Council has announced. The project will bring an extended marshalling...

Story Contracting lands £5.5m Invercoe Bridge project

STORY Contracting has been awarded a £5.5 million contract by The Highland Council to replace the existing Invercoe Bridge. Work will begin in December to replace...

New head for Barhale Scotland

CIVIL engineering and infrastructure specialist Barhale has announced the appointment of Lee Hollywood as the new lead for its Scottish operation. Originally joining the firm...

New BT facility to study animal-inspired excavation techniques

BT has said it aims to put the UK at the forefront of a 'new era' of robotic development for telecoms and civil engineering. It...

New CECA Scotland chair appointed

MARK Bramley of Alness-based Pat Munro has been appointed chair of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Scotland. He succeeds David Ross, MD of George...

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...

Engineering consultancy expands into Ireland

WILL Rudd Davidson is to expand operations into Ireland with a new office in Dublin. The engineering consultancy employs over 80 staff in Scotland and...

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