Emma Dickson: The Skills Investment Plan and the needs of the construction industry

Meeting the current and future skills needs of employers was the focus of the first Skills Investment Plan for Scotland’s Construction Sector, published four years ago.

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NIXON appointed to manage Lancefield Quay after blaze

Glasgow-based multi-disciplinary practice NIXON has been appointed to complete reinstatement works at flats at the city's Lancefield Quay following an extensive fire which broke out last December.

Published 28 February 2020

Dene Mitchell: More hotel owners need to look out for hotel fire hazards and comply with fire regulations

Dene Mitchell on the need for hotels to increase fire safety precautions.

Published 28 February 2020

More women in construction ‘will make workplace healthier for all’

More women are showing an interest in construction as a career and the industry badly needs them, according to a leading Scottish contractor.

Published 28 February 2020

Kiltane Developments submits plans for development at Edinburgh Gorgie Road site

Kiltane Developments has submitted plans to the City of Edinburgh Council to replace warehousing at a backlands site off Edinburgh's Gorgie Road with 217 student beds and 59 residential apartments.

Published 28 February 2020

Sanctuary brings Passivhaus homes to Glasgow

Sanctuary Homes has seen two of its properties achieve the top energy efficiency rating in Scotland as part of a pilot project to deliver sustainable homes for the future.

Published 28 February 2020

Major CCG development begins to take shape in Glasgow’s South Side

Construction has reached a pivotal stage in the creation of a new housing development in Glasgow’s South Side.

Published 28 February 2020

Building Briefs – February 28th

Two of Renfrewshire’s businesses have welcomed Scottish Apprenticeship Week which runs from March 2 to 6. Construction firm CGC and sister company Dimension betw

Published 28 February 2020

And finally... Forth Bridges £20 notes enter circulation

Eagle-eyed shoppers will start to see the new £20 Bank of Scotland polymer note as it officially enters circulation.

Published 28 February 2020

Dumfries hotel to reopen rooms after flood restoration work by Eco

A popular Dumfries hotel will reopen 16 bedrooms later this month following the completion of flood restoration work by local firm Eco.

Published 27 February 2020