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CITB Scotland targets experienced sector stalwarts for Nation Council

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is on the lookout for senior members of the sector to apply to join its Scotland Nation Council. Two vacancies...

Proposals unveiled for mixed-use Edinburgh development

NEW proposals have been unveiled for a project described as one Edinburgh's largest development schemes for more than a decade. The New Town North development will...
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Consultation announced on cash retentions in Scottish construction sector

THE Scottish Government (SG) has announced a consultation on the use of cash retentions in the construction industry. The move follows a review of the...

Plans unveiled for new 8,000-capacity arena at Straiton

LOTHIAN Leisure Development (LLD) has announced a partnership with Birmingham-based NEC Group to deliver a new 8,000-capacity indoor arena at Straiton, just outside Edinburgh...

Cruden Group steps up delivery to tackle ‘chronic undersupply’ of housing

THE Cruden Group has announced its intention to boost housing delivery by 25% over the coming year, in response to what the firm described...

Morrison Construction scoop two accolades at education awards night

MORRISON Construction celebrated a double success at the Education Buildings Scotland awards, after winning the contractor and project of the year categories. The £32 million...

Group will hold political parties to account on payment commitments

THE Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has announced that it will be writing to all political parties on 13 December - the day after the...

CCG records rise in profit and turnover

CCG has reported an increase in both turnover and pre-tax profits in its latest financial figures. Turnover is up to more than £168 million – a...

Plans submitted for £65m National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

NEW images have helped bring to life the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS), with a planning application for the development now submitted. NMIS is a £65...

Winchburgh Marina plans approved by Historic Environment Scotland

HISTORIC Environment Scotland has approved plans to build a new canal marina in Winchburgh. Work will now be able to start in early 2020, with the...

Post-Brexit availability of talent is key industry election hope

THE impending General Election has been described as the most important in a generation, with a number of crucial issues currently hanging in the...

Sector must undergo ‘transformation’ to meet environmental goals

THE construction industry must be 'transformed within a generation' to meet 2050 zero carbon target, according to a new report. The National Federation of Builders’ (NFB) Major...

Fife-based Donaldson Timber Engineering appoints new MD

JAMES Donaldson & Sons has appointed Luke Roberts as MD for Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE), succeeding Jonathan Fellingham who has held the role for the...

Core milestone reached on landmark Glasgow office building

177 Bothwell Street development, which will be Glasgow’s largest single office building, has achieved its first construction milestone as the project begins to rise...

Second winter appeal launched by hub West

FOR the second year in a row hub West Scotland (hWS) is running its Winter Warmer Appeal, which seeks to ensure children in the...

Housebuilder Mactaggart & Mickel posts ‘strong’ set of financial results

MACTAGGART & Mickel has announced a 'strong' set of financial results, with a rise in turnover and double-digit profit result for the fourth year in...

Robotic architecture unveiled in new V&A Dundee exhibition

ROBOTIC architecture takes centre stage at a new exhibition at V&A Dundee. The museum revealed that the new commission will sit alongside the next major...
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Grenfell report highlights key building issues

THE first report from the inquiry led by Sir Martin Moore-Bick into the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire has been released, with construction firms urged...
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Scottish civils sector records rise in workloads

NEW figures released by CECA Scotland have revealed that civils workloads are 'finally' on the rise north of the border. CECA’s latest Workload Trends Survey...

Scottish construction sector set for digital transformation

A new CITB-funded programme has been tipped to help digitally transform the Scottish construction sector. Scottish training firm, Setting Out for Construction, will receive £292,000...

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