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Keeping Scotland’s communites connected

By Peter Aramayo, projects director, Mabey Hire IN the last decade, the Scottish Government has worked tirelessly to deliver major infrastructure improvements. You only have...

Robertson confirms senior civil engineering appointment

BRYAN Glass has been appointed executive director of Robertson's civil engineering business. Born and trained in New Zealand, he is a chartered civil engineer who...

Civils sector needs visible pipeline of work to ensure a prosperous future

By Grahame Barn, chief executive of CECA Scotland THERE is much to be positive about in the civil engineering sector, encapsulated recently in our CECA...

CECA Scotland dinner raises funds to fight MND

GUESTS attending the annual CECA Scotland dinner helped raise over £8,000 for rugby legend Doddie Weir's charity, My Name'5 Doddie Foundation. This figure will...

Harnessing the benefits of modular bridging

WHILE Mabey Bridge has been providing modular panel bridging for decades, the industry is only now beginning to really harness the benefits of modular...

New transport hub tipped to benefit Stirling students

CONSTRUCTION work has been completed at the University of Stirling's new £1.1million transport hub. The civil engineering work was carried out by Robertson and comprised...

Aberdeenshire civil engineering firm steps up diversification plans

ABERDEENSHIRE civil engineering specialist JKR Contractors is set to diversify into agriculture and property. The Ellon-based business has bought a 480-acre farm and eight residential properties, adding...

CECA Scotland unveils “concerning” figures on civils workloads

SCOTTISH civils workloads have fallen for the fourth consecutive quarter with future prospects continuing to “remain weak” according to CECA Scotland. The “concerning” figures are based...

New report urges greater collaboration

MABEY has released a report urging new ways of working and greater collaboration across the construction supply chain to help solve the sector’s productivity...

Water systems in fine health at new hospital

EDINBURGH’S new £150 million Royal Hospital for Children and Young People has utilised more than 300,000 Polypipe Permavoid and Polystorm-R components for water attenuation...

Gourock firm takes a Leap of faith

A new Inverclyde-based consultancy is making inroads into some major sectors after securing contracts, including one with a Scandinavian consortium who plan to connect...

Saltire Awards fly the flag for Scottish civil engineering projects

ENERGY and transport projects scooped top gongs at the recent Saltire Civil Engineering Awards 2017. The awards, run by the Institution of Civil Engineers in...

Residents to benefit from Irvine road project

CONSTRUCTION has been completed on a major road project in Irvine, paving the way for a new residential development opportunity. Robertson Civil Engineering carried out...

Robertson lays the groundwork for refurbishment project

ROBERTSON has started enabling works on a £12 million project at the University of Edinburgh’s Darwin building.  The work will last 18 months, with the site being prepared for refurbishment...

Gaining Ground

GROUNDFORCE is one of the country’s leading suppliers of rental equipment, specialising in specific sectors of the construction industry – mainly groundworks. The company...

Nationwide campaign shines a light on civil engineering

CIVIL engineering projects from across the UK are taking part in a special campaign over the next fortnight, to show the public the positive impact...
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Helensburgh transformation strikes a CHORD with locals

PHASE Two of the Helensburgh CHORD project is well underway. The aim is to improve the appearance of the town and stimulate economic regeneration. Phase...
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Wick apprentice is named top Scot

21-year-old Craig Harvey, from Wick, was crowned Scotland’s top Civil Engineering Apprentice at the SBATC Apprentice of the Year awards. The title was presented...

Sensors power next generation SHM in civil engineering applications

Sherborne Sensors’ Mike Baker examines how field-proven sensor technology lies at the heart of Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) innovation. STRUCTURAL Health Monitoring (SHM) is an...
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Scottish super-quarry gets connected for the first time

Europe’s largest quarry predicts boost in productivity thanks to satellite broadband installation from Scottish Company, Internet Anywhere It’s the largest super-quarry in Europe producing more...

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