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Roofing and cladding skills shortage a ‘ticking time bomb’

THE National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) has warned that the skills shortage in roofing and cladding is a 'ticking time bomb'. It comes following...

Robertson Group outlines progress on reducing carbon footprint

ROBERTSON Group has revealed the firm's sustainability commitments have resulted in the business moving becoming 'climate positive'. Since launching its 2030 Responsible Business Strategy last...

GLM expands in the west with opening of new office and senior appointment

ARCHITECTURE and building surveying practice Gibbon Lawson McKee Limited (GLM) has announced its expansion into the west of Scotland and a focus on commercial...

Plans submitted for new Aberdeen Market

A planning application has been submitted for a new Aberdeen Market featuring international-style food and drink outlets to help the city's recovery from the...

Budget: Scottish projects to benefit from Levelling Up Fund

SCOTTISH projects have been awarded a combined £172 million as part of the UK Government's Levelling Up Fund, it was revealed in chancellor Rishi...

Fifteen contractors appointed to £500m public sector framework in Scotland

FIFTEEN contractors have secured places on a £500 million framework to deliver new build, infrastructure and refurbishment works for Scotland's public sector. The Public Buildings...
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New research shows ‘damning situation’ regarding material and labour pressures

ALMOST nine in ten local builders have had to delay jobs due to a lack of materials or skilled tradespeople, according to new research. The...

‘Change Makers’ to outline vision for future of Scotland’s construction sector

A dozen young professionals from the built environment and construction sector have formed an alliance to help shape the industry's future. The Built Environment Change...

Timber’s role in sustainable construction to be showcased during Glasgow COP26 summit

THE role of timber construction is set to be highlighted during the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow at a number of events. The Wood for...

Plans submitted for £33.8m Perthshire leisure-led development

PLANS for a new £33.8 million leisure-led development at West Kinfauns, Perthshire have been submitted to Perth and Kinross Council. Morris Leslie Group is behind...

Balfour Beatty agrees ‘largest sustainable linked loan’ in UK construction sector

BALFOUR Beatty has announced the firm has reached agreement for the conversion of its £375 million revolving credit facility (RCF) to the 'largest sustainability...

SFT report highlights organisation’s ‘pivotal’ role in supporting Scotland’s construction sector

THE Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) has provided details of its 'pivotal' role in helping Scotland come through the pandemic and work towards net zero. The...

New chair appointed at Construction Scotland Industry Leadership Group

RON Fraser has been appointed as the new chair of Construction Scotland Industry Leadership Group (CSILG). He will succeed Ken Gillespie from November 1. He...

Stewart Milne Group puts timber systems business up for sale

STEWART Milne Group has announced it is selling its timber systems business to focus on investing in the growth of Stewart Milne Homes across...

COP26: time to build a better future

THE eyes of the world will be on Glasgow shortly when the city hosts the COP26 global gathering. The built environment will take centre stage...

Edinburgh project highlights Balfour Beatty’s roadmap towards ‘zero carbon construction site’

BALFOUR Beatty has launched the company's roadmap towards a zero carbon construction site, demonstrating the 'art of the possible' for the Edinburgh Biomes project...

Sustainability demands increasingly influencing Scottish investment decisions

LISMORE Real Estate has released its review of the Scottish investment market for the third quarter of 2021, which highlights the growing importance of...

‘Groundbreaking’ solar and wind power development underway in Irvine

THE Farm Energy Company has broken ground on its 28MW solar and wind power development at GSK’s Irvine facility, described as one of Scotland’s...

Glasgow’s Smart Canal wins Greatest Contribution to Scotland Award

EUROPE'S first 'smart canal' has won the Greatest Contribution to Scotland award at this year's Scottish Civil Engineering Awards. The North Glasgow Integrated Water Management System gives...

Progress being made on £88m project to transform Glasgow Meat Market site

PROGRESS is being made on an £88 million project to build over 500 new homes at the site of the former Glasgow Meat Market,...

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