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£20 million Katrine Aqueduct upgrade work complete

SCOTTISH Water has announced that a £20 million project to upgrade the Katrine Aqueduct, which serves more than 1.3 million people in parts of...

KTP initiative aims to create new products from waste streams

HERIOT-Watt University has teamed up with Livingston recycling specialist Brewster Bros to create new materials from residual waste left over during the recycling process. The...

Principal contractor appointed to install 3km of water mains at Aberdeen Harbour project

NICOL of Skene has been appointed principal contractor by Doig and Smith on behalf of Aberdeen Harbour Board to install around 3km of new...

Survey shows positive signs of ‘sustained’ Scottish civils recovery

A new study has highlighted signs of a 'sustained recovery' in the Scottish civils sector. The latest Workload Trends Survey, conducted by trade association CECA...

SCCS and Senceive team up with distribution partnership

SCCS, part of Hexagon and a distributor for Leica Geosystems solutions, has formed a partnership with Senceive to supply the company’s wireless remote condition...
Grahame Barn

Time for warm words to be replaced with concrete plans

By Grahame Barn, chief executive of CECA Scotland IN 2021 we will hopefully leave Covid-19 behind us as the vaccine programme is rolled out, but...

Partnership approach pays off in ‘iconic’ transport task

ONE of the UK’s largest retaining structures has been installed on the £40 million Sunderland Strategic Transport Corridor project. Esh Construction, Aarsleff Ground Engineering and...

Construction begins on National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility

CONSTRUCTION work is underway on the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility at the heart of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland in Renfrewshire. The team...

New commercial director for Story Scotland

STORY Contracting has appointed Bobby Forbes as commercial director to its Story Scotland division. He brings over 30 years of experience and joins from Babcock Rail,...

Freyssinet lands tunnel lining contract for Glasgow Subway

FREYSSINET has been awarded a five-year contract to carry out tunnel lining improvement works as part of the modernisation of Glasgow Subway. The contract, awarded...

Double award recognition for A9 Luncarty to Pass of Birnam initiative

THE A9 Dualling: Luncarty to Pass of Birnam project, has earned recognition at two separate awards ceremonies. The scheme was delivered as part of Transport...

Civil engineer looks to build on Lego bridge idea

A civil engineer who spent four months creating a giant Lego model of Scotland’s iconic Forth Bridge hopes to see his creation become Scotland’s...

Managing excess water during road construction

Drake Meikle, regional technical sales engineer at Siltbuster, the water treatment specialist, explores road construction, the excess water it generates, and how the environmental...

Ground specialist eyes ‘steady’ Scottish growth

AARSLEFF Ground Engineering MD Kevin Hague is targeting ‘steady’ growth in Scotland as the business responds to its third significant challenge in recent years. Aarsleff...

Scottish investment pays off for piling specialist

STEEL piling specialist SPI McGrattan has revealed its decision to open a new regional office in Bellshill to serve the Scottish market just over...

Paving the way for a bright future

Gary Moug speaks to Grass Concrete MD Bob Howden OBE as the sustainable solutions company marks five decades of innovation GRASS Concrete is celebrating 50...

Sustainability through durability

This article contains paid-for content created in collaboration with Total UK – Bitumen Division. Rick Ashton, market development manager at Total UK – Bitumen Division,...

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....

Groundforce aligns attachments offering with launch of new division

GROUNDFORCE has announced the creation of a new attachments division, which will align Mr Cropper, Sandhurst and Piletec under one collective brand. The firm said Groundforce...