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AN £8.2 million refurbishment of Plains Waste Water Treatment Works has been completed, helping to protect the environment of the North Calder Water and...
BAM Construction

Schools joy

BAM Construction has joined in celebrations at two turf cutting ceremonies heralding the start of works for two new primary schools to be built...
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Housebuilding increases hold on the construction industry

NEW figures show that residential construction accounted for more than a third of the total value of contracts awarded in July, on the back of record-breaking...

Value of occupied NHT homes passes £100m

THE value of homes built and now fully occupied across the Scotland-wide National Housing Trust (NHT) programme has surpassed the £100 million mark and is...
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Breaking new ground at Milngavie supermarket site

BARR Construction has started construction on the site of the new Waitrose in Milngavie. Developers Town Centre Securities appointed Barr as main contractors of the site,...
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£1.5m Historic Scotland Building Repairs Grants awarded

MORE than £1.5 million has been awarded to help repair seven historic buildings across Scotland as part of Historic Scotland’s Building Repairs Grants scheme. The announcement...

Q2 growth blighted by increased costs

ACTIVITY rose in the second quarter of 2014 across all areas of construction, including building contractors, SMEs, specialist contractors, civil engineers and product manufacturers. ...
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Fife trading estate nears full occupation with trio of lettings

QUEENSWAY Industrial Estate in Glenrothes has completed a trio of lettings totalling 20,864 sq. ft., pushing the popular business location close to full occupation. Leggat Plant...
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Law firm appoints leading construction specialist

LAW firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has announced the appointment of Gareth Parry to its Construction and Projects Practice. Gareth’s 24 years in private practice spans periods...

RIAS seeks architect-led team for Dundee project

RIAS Consultancy is managing a value based selection process for the appointment of an architect-led multidisciplinary design team for The High School of Dundee. The...

Further STTA prizes at Edinburgh Napier University

THE Scottish Timber Trade Association (STTA) has continued its sponsorship of student prizes at the Centre for Timber Engineering within the Forest Products Research Institute...

Tributes paid to inspirational architect

THE Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has notified its members and friends of the death of Professor Andrew (Andy) MacMillan. Andy died suddenly on...

Keynorth merges with Shepherd

SHEPHERD Chartered Surveyors has agreed terms with Keynorth UK to merge their building consultancy businesses. Shepherd has appointed Keynorth’s owner, Mark Totten, as partner...

First residents get keys at historic housing project

DEPUTY First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled Glasgow City Council’s – and Scotland’s – largest ever single housing association grant-funded project. The completion of the £24 million housing...

Sainsbury’s deal checks out for Mactaggart & Mickel

MACTAGGART & Mickel Commercial Property has completed its first supermarket for Sainsbury’s. The 6,206 sq ft store in Dalkeith marks another milestone in the firm’s...

Morrison project manager shortlisted for national award

MORRISON Construction’s project manager Allan Lyttle has been named as a finalist in this year’s Construction Manager of the Year Awards (CMYA), awarded by the...

Tesco store completes Linwood regeneration development

A new Tesco store in Linwood is set to welcome shoppers from across the area as main contractor Barr Construction completes the project for...

Steadmans’ growth prompts new managerial role

BUILDING products manufacturer Steadmans has promoted Darren Hall to the new post of sales and operations manager for Scotland and Ireland. Darren, who has been with...

Pilot programme helps young people get into home building

THE first students of a new programme designed to help unemployed young people into careers in the home building industry have celebrated their graduation. Fourteen young...

Key appointment for Space Solutions

WORKPLACE design company, Space Solutions, has announced a key appointment following impressive year on year growth for the firm. With over a quarter of a...