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Groundforce expands Scottish shoring team with new area sales manager

GROUNDFORCE has strengthened its Scottish shoring team with the appointment of Stuart Clazey as area sales manager. Stuart, who will cover the west of Scotland,...

Groundforce Training honoured for work in water and wastewater sector

GROUNDFORCE Training is celebrating after winning a national award for work in the water and wastewater sector. Training manager Chris Gearren collected the Water Industry...

Work begins on electrifying £116m Levenmouth rail link

WORK to lay the foundations that will pave the way for the electrification of the £116 million Levenmouth rail link is to get underway. The...

Our oceans can power the world

By Darren O’Mahony, director, Causeway Geotech IN the midst of a global energy crisis, the escalating cost of living affects everyone. Recent events have exposed...

Investment in technology helping to drive productivity for Akela

With demand for quality housing growing, the construction sector is having to adapt and think differently about how it can deliver against the backdrop...

Turning a Corner on steep slope challenge in the Borders

A steep hill close to the A7 in the Borders wouldn’t traditionally be a site chosen for housing development. However, the new Buckholm Corner...

Advanced works underway on ‘next generation’ Glasgow building

DEANS Civil Engineering Scotland has commenced advanced works on behalf of CEG to prepare Glasgow's 33 Cadogan Street for development. Works include installing sheet piling around...

Pioneering four-year project tipped to leave positive legacy in Loch Ness region

A new water treatment plant and distribution network will come into operation in the Loch Ness region this month following a four-year project. Since the...

Creator of recycled brick to lead ‘key’ entrepreneurial role at Heriot-Watt

HERIOT-WATT University has announced the appointment of Professor Gabriela Medero as associate principal for enterprise. The new strategic role will aim to drive engagement with...

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...

Temporary works specialist retains Scottish Water framework partnership

MABEY Hire has retained its preferred supplier status for the next four years on Scottish Water’s SR21 framework, making it one of two suppliers...

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 event proves innovation is riding high in ground engineering sector

THE impact of an increased focus on environmental matters within the ground engineering sector was highlighted at a recent event in Glasgow. The impressive Emirates...

Construction tech helps protect iconic trees at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

A tree protection system at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) has combined with modern construction technology to help protect a renowned living collection...

Latest contract builds on Akela’s English expansion plans

AKELA Ground Engineering (GE), part of Glasgow-headquartered Akela Group, has announced it has secured a further contract in the north of England. The latest project,...

Gabion solution specified for National Robotarium

PHI Group has been carrying out the design, supply and installation of a gabion basket retaining wall at the new £22 million National Robotarium...

Charging infrastructure is key to unlocking the EV revolution potential

By Mark Markey, managing director, Akela Group THE race to achieve net zero emissions targets is on and decarbonising the transport sector - as Scotland’s...

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...

Groundforce Shorco upgrades temporary works design tool

GROUNDFORCE Shorco has announced the addition of a new groundwater management option to YourSolution, the firm's design tool for temporary works. YourSolution v1.2 has been...