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Groundforce appoints new UK and Ireland managing director

PAUL Donovan has been appointed Groundforce’s new managing director for the UK and Ireland. Paul was previously MD at TPA, the Vp plc temporary roadway business. There...

Progress made on £8m project to limit flood risk on Dumfries rail line

WORK is progressing on an £8 million project to reduce the risk of flooding and landslips on the rail line between Sanquhar and Dumfries. 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...

Soil Engineering Geoservices poised for £1m groundworks contract

TRANSPORT Scotland has announced its intention to award a £1 million contract to Soil Engineering Geoservices Ltd to conduct ground investigations as part of...

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,...

The importance of creating a pipeline of talent

By Martin O’Donnell, health and safety advisor at Akela Group THE construction industry has shown promising signs of recovery and new job opportunities are emerging...
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Filling a GAP

GROUND Developments Ltd (GDL) has revealed work is underway to remediate the GAP sites within the Sighthill Transformational Regeneration Area for Glasgow City Council...

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...

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...

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...

Growing firm invests in the future

A Glasgow-headquartered ground engineering and construction firm, which recently announced plans to expand into England, has revealed that investing in youth is key to...

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...

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...

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...

Digging boom: critical need for asset searches

Richard Broome, MD at LSBUD, an online safe digging resource, discusses the surge in asset searches across the Covid-period and examines why the construction...
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MGF launches first Scottish depot

EXCAVATION safety solutions specialist MGF has opened its first depot in Scotland to support customers north of the border. Based in Livingston’s Houstoun Industrial Estate,...

Build of new train station in Scottish Borders progressing

PROGRESS is being made on the £20 million project to create a new train station in Reston, Network Rail has confirmed. The plans for the...

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...

Groundworks firm enters administration

J B Bennett (Contracts) Limited has entered administration, resulting in the loss of 47 jobs. The North Lanarkshire groundworks contractor provided renovation and refurbishment services...

Solutions supplier is boxing clever in Cambuslang

GROUNDFORCE Shorco has supplied a range of trench boxes and associated safety products to enable George Leslie to carry out a waste water rising...