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Communication is key for flood protection initiative

THE £15.7 million Stonehaven flood protection scheme, to be completed by McLaughlin & Harvey, will see homes and businesses protected from flooding around the...

Fixing potholes could unlock both our economic recovery and a bright future

By Hannah Smith, director of ICE Scotland – the independent voice on infrastructure  OUR world has changed, perhaps irrevocably, since the turn of the year....

Silver service: Paisley firm marks milestone

Craig Quirie speaks to JR Scaffold Services founder John Horne as the company marks 25 years in business by embarking on a poignant fundraising...
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Class W1 reflective membrane delivers in extreme conditions

An innovative design and build café project on a busy coastal sea front open to high winds and driving rain, has received added protection to its external wall structure thanks to the installation of Protect Thermo Extreme.
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Reflective membrane solution delivers thermal efficiency for large social housing development

A combination of a low emissivity, insulating breather membrane and internal air and vapour control layer from Protect Membranes has been installed as part of an award-winning social housing development in Greater Manchester
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Enriching the knowledge of Scots roofing students

Gary Moug reports on a product enrichment day at South Lanarkshire College, where students got to learn about the latest solutions in the sector

Livingston depot completes national ‘jigsaw’ for MGF

Excavation safety solutions specialist MGF opened its first depot in Scotland last year to support customers north of the border. Based in Livingston, the...

Pontoon project making waves in Inverclyde

THERE’S a wave of activity at Peel Ports’ Inchgreen Dry Dock in Inverclyde, as the firm’s new 200-metre long cruise pontoon berth begins to...

Accelerated learning held in high Esteem in Glasgow

RANKLED by the lack of opportunities across industries for certain groups, it was in 1986 when then university lecturer Trudy MacKenzie founded Glasgow-based Esteem...

New centre gives Dundee athletes a sporting chance

Balfour Beatty has completed work on the Regional Performance Centre for Sport in Dundee. Project manager Ally Johnston recently answered Project Scotland's questions about...

Simulation opens up a new world of training

FIRST hand training might well be the accepted process of readying apprentices for a career in the construction industry. Despite this, a Scottish organisation...

Education sector gets connected in the capital

ANOTHER successful Education Buildings Scotland exhibition is in the books.  The Edinburgh event for Scotland’s learning estate brought together a wide range of professionals from...

A Swift solution for larger projects

WERNICK Buildings is heavily targeting the education sector with a modular system designed for larger projects. The firm’s Swiftplan product can deliver multi-storey solutions...

Taking an early lead

WITH over 200 education projects under the firm’s belt, it’s fair to say that Lenzie-based Fleming Buildings has a huge degree of expertise in...

Schools to inspire a new generation of learners

THE days of schools containing little more than a collection of identical classrooms with four walls and a door are long gone. Today’s educational...

Could algae cladding replace trees in cities?

CLADDING could be the solution to the lack of green space in cities, after an academic duo launched a living building material that they...

McConnell MD looks to build on a great legacy

EVOLUTION, not revolution, is the approach Eamonn McGarvey has taken since becoming MD of Kilmarnock-based specialist roofing company Hugh LS McConnell in August 2018. The...

VELUX Modular Skylights bring natural light and fresh air to learning at Tullibody South...

ADVERTORIAL OVER 55 modules of the VELUX Modular Skylight system have been installed in the recently completed Tullibody South Campus, a highly innovative complex incorporating...

Bridge projects provide a platform for growth

ENGINEERING specialist Spencer Group is currently embarking on a challenging four-year programme of works on the Erskine Bridge. The multi-million pound deal includes providing temporary...

Innovation helps company to Span new heights

THE key point of a transport bridge is access for vehicles, which is why essential maintenance on the structures can become so problematic as...