Amenity area maintenance burden did not create ‘monopoly’, Sheriff Appeal Court rules

A property management company has successfully challenged a sheriff’s decision that a burden requiring homeowners in a housing scheme to contribute to the costs of maintaining open ground in the estate owned by the maintenance company was void because it created a “monopoly”.

Published 19 March 2019

Saltire investment kick-starts Dundee industrial development

Industrial developer Saltire Business Parks has started construction work on sixteen units of flexible industrial space in Dundee.

Published 19 March 2019

Marion Forbes: When promotion is not always the right answer

Offering promotions to staff to prevent them from leaving is a growing trend in construction and could harm your business, write Mactaggart & Mickel Homes director, Marion Forbes.

Published 19 March 2019

Ofgem approves £700m electric link to Shetland

Energy regulator Ofgem has today approved a subsea electricity cable linking Shetland to the mainland but said it is minded to turn down a similar application for the Western Isles.

Published 19 March 2019

Highland emergency services to help keep construction workers safe on roads

Crucial road safety training is to be delivered to 120 apprentices and staff in the construction industry to help protect them from dangerous road accidents on their daily commute to work on Highland roads.

Published 19 March 2019

Civil engineering students gain work experience at Queens Quay

Six West Dunbartonshire school pupils are gaining on-site work experience at Queens Quay as part of their Foundation Apprenticeships.

Published 19 March 2019

Mactaggart & Mickel supports move for local community war memorial

A handsome bronze war memorial commemorating employees of Carrongrove Paper Company who fought in The Great War has been unveiled in its new home at Carronbank House in Denny - with the support of Mactaggart & Mickel.

Published 19 March 2019

Building Briefs – March 19th

Lucky pupils at East Milton Primary School in South Lanarkshire are set to benefit from a donation made by construction and manufacturing company CCG (Scotland) Ltd. The building firm is working with South Lanarkshire Council

Published 19 March 2019

And finally... Restoration work to begin on ‘world’s first skyscraper’ in Shropshire

Aggregate Industries has helped to bring the ‘world’s first skyscraper’ – the grade 1 listed Main Mill at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings in Shropshire – back to its former glory, after it lay derelict for decades.

Published 19 March 2019

Advertorial: Yanmar equipment innovation key to continued success

According to Yanmar Construction Equipment Europe (CEE), pioneering design, technological innovation and continued product development are all key to success in the global construction market. The compact machinery specialist has experienced significant growth in recent months and believes investment has played a driving role.

Published 19 March 2019