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Kinross luxury housebuilder sets sights on sustainable development

KINROSS-based Webster Homes has announced plans to launch its third development to market. Subject to planning approval, the firm will build three 'exceptional' family homes...

Scottish Construction Accord officially launched with the aim of transforming sector

THE Scottish Construction Accord has officially been launched in a move designed to help businesses thrive, enhance working conditions for employees, improve the delivery of...

Scottish Government to improve planning system

Social Justice Secretary Alex Neil says the time is right for further improvements to Scotland's planning system. 10 years since planning reform began with the publication of...

Barr secures £32m Easter Bush Innovation Centre contract

BARR Construction has been appointed to deliver the Easter Bush Innovation Centre & Campus Hub for the University of Edinburgh. Based on the Easter Bush...

Marine engineering firm looks to safeguard long-term workforce with college partnership

WEST College Scotland has partnered with Ferguson Marine to support 25 apprenticeship places at the marine engineering firm. The college said the initiative will ensure...

Taking control: Scots service chief honoured at BCIA event

SERVICE manager Tony McDermott recently flew the flag for Scotland at the prestigious BCIA (Building Controls Industry Association) Awards 2018 in Birmingham after being...

Proposed extension of Highland wind farm edges closer

THE proposed extension to Bhlaraidh Wind Farm has taken a 'significant' step towards receiving consent, after receiving no objections from The Highland Council. SSE Renewables...

MP holds talks on subsea tunnel plans

An MP has held discussions over the possibility over linking Harris and Skye with a subsea tunnel, in a move which experts believe could save £300 million over the next 60 years.

Finalists named for Scottish Property Awards

THE finalists have been announced for the 3rd annual Scottish Property Awards. A 19-strong judging panel has reviewed 40 new developments which are currently undergoing...

Modern apprentice encourages others to earn while they learn

A Greenock student has hailed the impact of Modern Apprentices in helping young people get a head start in the workplace. Eva Anderson (18) is...

Local youngsters fly the flag for Auldcathie Playpark in Winchburgh

OVER 500 local children have marked the official opening of the Auldcathie Playpark in Winchburgh. Accompanied by local piper Rab Reid, 53 pupils from the...

CALA submits plans for third phase of Grandhome site

CALA Homes has submitted a planning application to Aberdeen City Council for the 55-home third phase of its Grandhome development in Bridge of Don. The...

Scottish Government urged to act over “rogue” electricians

THE prospect of regulating the electrician profession in Scotland may have moved a step closer after SELECT and representatives from Unite the union met with...

CICV Forum secures new funding to identify investment areas

THE Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has announced it has secured grant funding to help it explore the investment areas which will benefit the wider economy. The...

£330m of capital projects to proceed as planned

DEPUTY First Minister John Swinney has given the green light to around £330 million worth of capital investment projects in Scotland. The news follows an ONS review...

Ayrshire engineering firm outlines commitment to developing future workforce

A North Ayrshire family-run engineering firm has announced it has recruited a second graduate apprentice as part of its commitment to developing young talent. Burnhouse...

Glasgow construction firm earns royal seal of approval

PRINCE Charles has praised Glasgow construction firm City Building for its commitment to providing employment opportunities for a new generation of workers. The firm's executive...

Aberdeen Masterplan takes significant step forward

BDP has published the proposals for the multi-million pound regeneration of Aberdeen City Centre. The plans will now be considered by Aberdeen City Councillors on June...

Offsite construction speeds up delivery of new Glasgow hotel

THE new 181-bedroom Moxy Hotel is set to open in Glasgow's Merchant City. Robertson served as main contractor on the project for developer Vastint Hospitality....

CCG invests £91,000 in Glasgow communities thanks to Wheatley Group partnership

CCG has announced it has donated £91,000 to the Wheatley Foundation, the charitable arm of housing, care and property management specialist Wheatley Group. The contractor...