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New primary school has sustainability ‘at its core’

THE new Canaan Lane Primary School in Edinburgh opened for the new term to help ease overcrowding in the neighbouring South Morningside Primary School. Catering...

Springfield villages honoured at national awards ceremony

HOUSEBUILDER Springfield has picked up two national awards for its flagship villages in Perth and Dundee. The UK-wide WhatHouse? Awards, held in London, recognised Springfield’s...

Cundall adds to Scottish team as demand for sustainability services ‘skyrockets’

MULTI-disciplinary engineering consultancy Cundall has claimed that demand for sustainability services in Scotland has 'skyrocketed'. Demand for services including ESG strategy, net zero carbon design,...

Europe’s first smart canal connected to Glasgow housing development at COP26

EUROPE'S first smart canal has been connected to a housing development in north Glasgow at a COP26 event. Sighthill becomes the first of five housing...

Network Rail to begin biodiversity trial on West Highland Line

NETWORK Rail is to begin a new trial project on the West Highland Line in a bid to improve lineside biodiversity. It will see trees...

CCG secures £71m Edinburgh contract to deliver country’s largest net zero housing development

CCG (Scotland) Ltd has secured a £71 million contract to deliver 444 new homes on behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council. The move forms...

Sustainable construction to the fore in Highland early years projects

MORGAN Sindall Construction has announced it has now handed over 12 of 13 early years centres worth a combined £13 million from the Highland...

Kingdom marks Platinum Jubilee with tree planting initiative

KINGDOM Housing Association has announced it has planted oak trees in Glenrothes and Perth as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy, an initiative created...

Shepherd and Hardies invest in electric vehicles and charging infrastructure

SHEPHERD Chartered Surveyors and Hardies Construction Services have committed to investing £1 million in a new fleet of electric vehicles and office charging infrastructure. It...

BAM announces acceleration of ambitious carbon targets

BAM has announced that its UK and Ireland businesses have set a carbon target to become net zero in their direct operations by 2026. The...

Robertson Group outlines progress on reducing carbon footprint

ROBERTSON Group has revealed the firm's sustainability commitments have resulted in the business moving becoming 'climate positive'. Since launching its 2030 Responsible Business Strategy last...

Sustainability features placed at the heart of new Kirkcaldy development

A range of sustainability features are being incorporated into 49 new Fife Housing Group homes currently under construction in the Glen Albyn area of...

University to calculate true cost of Scottish construction site waste

THE 'true cost' of waste on construction sites in Scotland is to be calculated in a bid to get contractors to change their working...

ESG credentials will pave the way for our future of work

By Guy Marsden, director of Highbridge Properties, who are developing the Magenta Business Park together with Clyde Gateway The pandemic, a renewed focus on climate...

Plans unveiled for £75m Glasgow city centre development

MOSAIC Architecture + Design has submitted a planning application on behalf of Garroch Investments to demolish Glasgow’s Princes House and develop Magnet, a £75...

Building services provider takes key role in net zero housing project

BUILDING services specialist Arc-Tech (Scotland) has provided details of its role in supporting the construction of 75 new net zero homes in Granton, Edinburgh. The firm...

First turbine operational at world’s deepest offshore wind farm

THE first turbine has been connected to the grid at what will be Scotland's largest and the world's deepest offshore wind farm. SSE Renewables and...

Glasgow homes set for £6.4m worth of energy efficiency improvements

OVER £6.4 million of energy-efficient improvements in Glasgow homes are to be delivered across 2022/23. It comes after Glasgow City Council accepted the award of...

Edinburgh urges other cities to join construction-heavy climate pledge

THE City of Edinburgh Council has urged other local authorities to follow its lead and sign up to the newly launched national civic charter...

BAM adopts supply chain pallet initiative to help reduce waste

BAM has announced it has become the first adopter of a new supply chain initiative to make its use of pallets 'become circular and...