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Healthy prospects as Kier gets NHS go-ahead

Healthy prospects as Kier gets NHS go-ahead

Kier has been named as one of five principal supply-chain partners on Frameworks Scotland 2, the publicly funded procurement initiative that will deliver £600m...
House design uses resources well

House design uses resources well

A resource-efficient house is being showcased by the Scottish Government’s Resource Efficient Scotland programme (managed by Zero Waste Scotland). The three-bedroom house, built in partnership...
‘Fear of the unknown’ leaves housebuilders pondering next move

‘Fear of the unknown’ leaves housebuilders pondering next move

The Scottish new-build residential market is preparing for takeoff, according to new research from the property consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle, but optimism among housebuilders...
Monster fence breaks records in Argyll

Monster fence breaks records in Argyll

Geotechnical specialist BAM Ritchies has installed the tallest rock-fall barrier in Europe, at Glen Douglas in Argyll. A barrier 8m high had to be designed...
Success on tap at Scottish Water

Success on tap at Scottish Water

Scottish Water’s new National Operations Centre in Stepps, North Lanarkshire, has been delivered on budget. The building, designed by Reiach & Hall with BAM...
New M8 junction opens up Heartlands

New M8 junction opens up Heartlands

One of the largest regeneration projects in Europe, the Heartlands Development at Whitburn, has received a major boost thanks to the completion of a...
Citizens charter for cost manager

Citizens charter for cost manager – Turner & Townsend appointed

Turner & Townsend has been appointed cost manager for the renovation of one of the UK’s oldest theatres. The £6.5m project is the first major...
Scotframe launched its new building panel last year.

Academics will help shape future homes

Joint venture will focus on slashing energy needs ABERDEEN academics are to join forces with a developer, an architect and the wider construction industry on...
PHIL McEwan has been appointed executive chairman at the Ogilvie Group to succeed John Berry who steps down at the end of June after six years in the role in a non-executive capacity.

Phil fills chair at Ogilvie – Berry set to stand down

PHIL McEwan has been appointed executive chairman at the Ogilvie Group to succeed John Berry who steps down at the end of June after...
Carillion has won the bidding race for the first phase of redevelopment at London’s famous Battersea Power Station site.

Carillion shows its power – Company seals Battersea project

Carillion has won the bidding race for the first phase of redevelopment at London’s famous Battersea Power Station site. It was selected as preferred bidder...
Holly Sommerville, a pupil at Our Lady and St Francis Primary School, close to where the house is being built, gives the design the once-over.

Pupils get some new home work – Green home on show

Exhibition highlights greenest house AN exhibition tracing the construction of one of Scotland’s greenest homes has opened in Glasgow. Running at The Lighthouse until July 7,...
Let’s get started: (from left) Graeme Hay of Kingseat Development 3, Kevin Morrison and Kenny Dey of Archer and Mike Keith, Morrison’s finance director in Scotland.

Morrison in race to finish oil HQ by the end of the year

MORRISON Construction has started building a new base in Aberdeen for a global oilfield service provider. The contractor expects the warehouse and workshop facility to...
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‘Haute Couture’ in Hannover residential building

Aesthetics are key to stylish residential building Roermond/Hannover – “The List” is the most highly populated district of Hannover, in the view of many, it...
Anderson (left) on site in Glasgow with successor Allport.

Lend Lease boss is set to retire

LEND LEASE is to restructure its Scottish business when executive general manager Gordon Anderson retires after 40 years with the business. Anderson, who heads operations...
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Castle set for museum transformation

THE last part of the funding package to transform Lews Castle on the Isle of Lewis into a museum for the Western Isles has...
SCOTLAND’S most impressive new and regenerated building projects are going head-to-head in the RICS Scotland Awards 2013.

Search begins to find best buildings

SCOTLAND’S most impressive new and regenerated building projects are going head-to-head in the RICS Scotland Awards 2013. The Forth Rail Bridge, Clyde Gateway Regeneration...
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Civils firm eases road pain

THE contractor appointed to a controversial road project on the banks of Loch Lomond has come up with a proposal to slash the planned...
PLANS for the future development of areas of Inverness together with the timetable for a £27m road have been unveiled.

Inverness on the right road

PLANS for the future development of areas of Inverness together with the timetable for a £27m road have been unveiled. The strategy is said to...
Interserve said it is investing an initial £10.5m in the scheme.

Interserve takes stake in £200m deal

INTERSERVE has entered into a joint venture with a landowner to take forward the £200m development of a prime site in Edinburgh. It will...
THE volume of affordable homes being registered has rocketed by nearly 120%, according to new figures from the NHBC.

NHBC warns on quality

THE volume of affordable homes being registered has rocketed by nearly 120%, according to new figures from the NHBC. In February the number increased to...

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