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Ground specialist adds to senior team

AARSLEFF Ground Engineering has strengthened its senior management team after making two key appointments. Mark Fuller, who was formerly business head of the driven piling...

£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...

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...

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...

Fungi to offer natural solution to landslips?

THE treatment of soils with fungi could help bring an end to road and rail infrastructure being halted by landslips, an academic leading a...

Capital gains: Edinburgh office project gathers pace

LOCATED in the heart of Edinburgh’s business district, Capital Square, the largest speculative office development in the city, is beginning to take shape. BAM Properties,...

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...

Akela lands second contract with supermarket giant

AKELA Ground Engineering has announced it has been awarded a contract to deliver piling solutions for the extension of an Aldi supermarket at Redbrae...
Groundforce new Irish depot

Groundforce in Irish expansion

GROUNDFORCE has announced the business has invested in new premises in Ireland to support further growth. The equipment rental giant has taken over a three-acre...

Stopper Specialists appoints new general manager

GROUNDFORCE has appointed one of the firm's former graduates to the role of general manager for its Stopper Specialists business. Sam Woodcock joined Groundforce in...

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...

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...

BAM Ritchies celebrates hat-trick of ground engineering accolades

BAM Ritchies is celebrating after winning three awards and being highly commended for another at the Ground Engineering awards 2021. The top accolade won by...

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...

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...

Five options under consideration for Rest and Be Thankful design work

SCOTLAND'S transport minister Jenny Gilruth has met the A83 Task Force to discuss the work to identify a solution to the challenges at the...

Plastic fantastic: waste used to create temporary car park

A ‘plastic’ temporary area for parking has been created at the landmark The Events Complex Aberdeen (TECA) site. The venue, which has been tipped to...

Digital tools help provide model solution in Sighthill

BAM Ritchies, the ground engineering and geotechnical division of BAM Nuttall Ltd, has revealed details of its key role in a project in a...

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...
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...