Project Scotland

Ground engineering

Keltbray appoints new financial director

PETER Burnside has been appointed the new group financial director at Keltbray. He is joining the firm from accountancy and business advisory firm, BDO, where …

Firming up our future

By Malcolm O’Sullivan, managing director of Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering AS an industry, the importance of expert ground engineering is often …

Playing a Quay role in Dundee project

THE multi-million pound quayside development at Dundee’s Prince Charles Wharf Extension is on track for delivery with a bit of help from Piletec, the piling …

Early engagement lifts Scots projects

IT’S been a busy year in Scotland for Dunfermline-based retaining wall specialist Phi Group. And the key to their success has been repeat business, according …

Innovative product is on a roll

AN innovative construction product described as “concrete on a roll” has been used to great effect on a remediation project in Dumfries and Galloway. …

Piling contract suits firm down to the ground

COMMERCIAL groundworks contractor Aarsleff Ground Engineering has completed a challenging sheet piling project in Edinburgh for a major supermarket. The firm …

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 …

George Leslie appointed to £250m Queens Quay project

GEORGE Leslie has been appointed to deliver marine works at the £250 million Queens Quay regeneration project at the site of the ex-John Brown’s shipyard in …

Lanarkshire base provides room for Scottish growth

  PRECAST giant FP McCann has expanded its Scottish presence with a string of drainage projects across the country, coupled with the acquisition of a new …

GDL appoints new business development managers

WEST Lothian-headquartered Ground Developments Ltd (GDL) has made two key appointments to its new business development team. Paula Mowbray-Logan and Sue …

FPS calls for worker assurances

THE Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) has made a plea for all EU workers currently employed in the UK construction sector to be assured of their right to …

Early engagement key on fish feed project

VAN Elle’s Scottish division has carried out a major project on the Isle of Skye as part of the construction of a new fish feed processing factory. Marine …

Glasgow tunnel work sees Broxburn firm earn top award in Las Vegas

A Broxburn-based diamond drilling specialist has won an award in America for its tunnel upgrade work on Glasgow’s Queen Street Railway Station. Corecut …

New recruits boost Scottish growth plans

GROUNDFORCE has made two key appointments to support continued expansion in Scotland. The construction equipment specialist has named Alan Best as Area Sales …

Seminar offers industry showcase for innovations

NOW in its tenth year, Geotex events are held across the UK at prestigious venues including the National Railway Museum in York, the RAF Museum in London and …

Establishing foundations for Scotland to grow

By Stephen Hughes, regional sales director, Mabey NEW figures suggest Scotland’s population is set to grow by 7% by 2039, so it’s clear that even more …

Appointment increases Keller’s Scots presence

AN increase in work and enquiries has seen Keller UK return to Scotland with the appointment of Martin McAlinden to its Dunfermline office. Project manager …

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 …

Scottish expansion for Keltbray Sheet Piling

KELTBRAY Sheet Piling has announced an expansion of its services to Scotland. The business was first launched last year from its headquarters in Surrey and is …

Early engagement key to “efficient” site starts

Ground Developments Ltd (GDL) has landed three new contracts to deliver soil modification and earthworks packages to help major housebuilders construct new …