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Breedon Group doubles revenue despite margin decrease

Construction materials group Breedon has doubled its overall revenue despite a decrease in its underlying EBIT margin, its unaudited half-year financial …

Contractor appointed for “ambitious” Ayr waterfront project

MORGAN Sindall has secured a contract to deliver the new £10 million Ayr Riverside Office Development. Construction on the project will start early next year …

Scots firm goes ‘batty’ at Middleton Quarry

A Scottish-based recycling specialist is helping to preserve “bat caves” at a quarry on the outskirts of Edinburgh. NWH Group has spent £50,000 on …

Morrison lands £8.3m Dunoon Primary project

WORK is to start on the refurbishment and expansion of Dunoon Primary after Morrison Construction was chosen to deliver the project. The firm has bagged an …

Calls grow for action over cash retentions

SELECT has added its support to calls for action over the controversial issue of cash retentions in the construction sector. The campaigning trade body for …

‘Grenfell-type cladding’ used in at least 43 Scottish schools

13 local authorities have confirmed the use of aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding across at least 43 school buildings in Scotland, the Scottish …

Funding boost for Aberdeen Harbour expansion

FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon has welcomed news that Scottish Enterprise will contribute almost £12 million towards the Aberdeen Harbour expansion project. …

Housebuilder unveils “more efficient” range of homes

BARRATT Homes Scotland has launched its 2017 range of homes, which the housebuilder claims are more efficient. The new homes are said to feature more storage …

Checks reveal ‘Grenfell-type cladding’ used on some Scottish schools

14 local authorities have reported that aluminium composite material cladding – the type said to be used on Grenfell Tower – has been used on a small …

Second developer secured for Countesswells project

KIRKWOOD Homes is to become the second developer to start work at Countesswells, a new community to the west of Aberdeen. Stewart Milne Homes is currently …