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SES completes role at £90m University of Glasgow project

SES Engineering Services (SES) has announced it has completed its contract with main contractor Multiplex on a new £90 million learning space for the...

Housebuilder sets the gold standard in customer satisfaction

STEWART Milne Group has been awarded the 2021 Gold Award for customer satisfaction across all its UK regions for the third consecutive year. The awards,...

Renfrewshire firm is boxing clever with steel construction system

A steel construction system developed by a firm in Renfrewshire has been tipped to 'dominate' the global nuclear Small Modular Reactor (SMR) market following...

Edinburgh Napier University academic to head Centre for Advance Timber Technology

PROFESSOR Robert Hairstans has been appointing as founding director of the New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering's (NMITE) Centre for Advance Timber Technology. Professor...

Report highlights ‘encouraging’ progress in advanced modern methods of construction

A new report has revealed 'encouraging' results for advanced modern methods of construction (MMC). Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH), the consortium...

CCG completes Maryhill planned maintenance works

CCG has announced the completion of its latest planned maintenance contract for Maryhill Housing with the installation of high-performance fire doors. One of two phases,...

CCG looks to set the standard on net zero homes

CCG has announced the launch of the CCG Net Zero Home, described as a new housebuilding standard in response to Scotland’s target of becoming...

Increased timber use can help meet carbon targets

Stewart Dalgarno, director of product development at Stewart Milne Timber Systems, discusses the role of offsite timber building systems in meeting net zero goals...

Family business is rising to green challenge in Dunbeg

AN innovative offsite timber frame project is delivering 300 much needed new homes in the village of Dunbeg, near Oban in Argyll and Bute. Lochgilphead-based...

Scotframe build system secures NHBC Accepts assurance mark

SCOTFRAME has revealed it has become one of the first timber frame specialists in the UK to secure the NHBC Accepts mark for its Valutherm...

Plans to be submitted for new energy efficient social housing in Dundee

CALEDONIA Housing Association and Discovery Homes are submitting a planning application for 40 mixed tenure homes in Dundee's Rosebank Street, on the site of...

Seeing the wood for the trees: how timber can help Scotland deliver sustainability

By Sam Hart, innovation manager, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) SCOTLAND is claimed to have hit the energy jackpot twice, with the discovery of North...

5G technology tipped to boost offsite operations

A project led by the University of Glasgow has resulted in students using 5G technology to carry out remote lab work using robotics. The Scotland...

Pilot project promotes greater use of home-grown timber in Scottish construction industry

A pilot project involving Scottish timber has been tipped to play a key role in reducing the construction industry's carbon footprint. A consortium comprising of...

Construction of vaccine labs completed in Glasgow

OFFSITE specialist Merit has announced the completion of construction of two new labs for SGS at its Biosafety Centre of Excellence in Glasgow. The facilities...

Firm awarded major contract for modular Covid-19 testing buildings

OFFSITE construction firm, Premier Modular (Premier), has been awarded a major contract to provide modular buildings for 25 Covid-19 testing sites across the UK. The...

Offsite construction is even more vital in ‘new normal’

FORCED entirely online by the Covid-19 pandemic, a new offsite manufacturing training programme has highlighted why the industry may need to further embrace this...

ITW creates senior role to target timber frame sector

BARRY Meacher has been appointed timber frame development manager at ITW Construction Products Offsite Business Unit. The newly created role will help the business focus...

Construction starts on new luxury care home in Stirling

MORRISON Community Care Group is to expand its services with a new facility in Stirling.   Located on Randolph Road, the 50-bed Livilands Luxury Suites...

Students team up for ‘Offsite Ready’ construction challenge

STUDENTS from Edinburgh Napier and the City of Glasgow College have teamed up to design a new visitor hub for Beecraigs Country Park in...

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