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Timber’s role in sustainable construction to be showcased during Glasgow COP26 summit

THE role of timber construction is set to be highlighted during the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow at a number of events. The Wood for...

Construction and education need to work together for MMC to thrive

By Ian Atkinson, partner, Womble Bond Dickinson MOVING to Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) isn’t just about reducing the labour requirements needed to meet UK...

Housebuilder’s zero emissions company vehicle policy steps up a gear

THE first employee at Springfield Properties to make the switch to an electric company vehicle has taken delivery of a fully electric car. The housebuilder's...

Balfour Beatty agrees ‘largest sustainable linked loan’ in UK construction sector

BALFOUR Beatty has announced the firm has reached agreement for the conversion of its £375 million revolving credit facility (RCF) to the 'largest sustainability...

Cruden appointed to deliver net zero carbon Granton Waterfront homes

A net zero carbon housing development, comprising 94 flats and 48 colony-style homes, will help bring a derelict brownfield site back to life as...

COP26: time to build a better future

THE eyes of the world will be on Glasgow shortly when the city hosts the COP26 global gathering. The built environment will take centre stage...

Homegrown timber project receives funding boost ahead of COP26 initiative

A project exploring the use of Scottish homegrown timber in construction has secured funding to create a demonstrator home for COP26. The Transforming Timber initiative...