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Elecore Electrical liquidated with loss of 28 jobs

Provisional liquidators have been appointed to Largs-based electrical contracting specialist Elecore Electrical Limited. 

Published 3 August 2021

Six-year bans for couple after spending £2.4m before liquidation

The directors of an East Kilbride double glazing firm have been disqualified after failing to keep records to explain where £2.4 million had been spent from the company bank accounts.

Published 3 August 2021

Builders’ workloads rise but material availability falls, says FMB Scotland

A ten-year high in workload levels for builders in Scotland is being matched by steep increases in material prices and a growing struggle to secure labour causing a "perfect storm" for future building work, according to a trade body's survey. The

Published 3 August 2021

Planning in principle sought for 1,200-home mixed-use development in Glasgow

Proposals to deliver four new villages of around 1,200 homes on the north eastern edge of Glasgow have reached the planning stage.

Published 3 August 2021

Video captures installation of new Sighthill bridge over M8

BAM Nuttall has completed the installation of the main span of the new cyclist, pedestrian and wheeler bridge connecting Sighthill and the nearby city centre following an overnight of the M8 over the weekend.

Published 3 August 2021

Wates unveils new team to drive healthcare expansion

The Wates Group has announced the appointment of a new senior team focused on expanding the group’s work in healthcare construction.

Published 3 August 2021

South Lanarkshire quarry becomes UK's first supplier of green aggregates

Advance Construction Scotland will be amongst the first groundworks civil engineering businesses in the UK to use green aggregates from SandandStone after the materials supplier signed a new agreement with Green Biofuels Ltd.

Published 3 August 2021

CCG gives first glimpse of Troon care home

A new care home located in Templehill, Troon, has been completed with preparations now underway to welcome its first residents this month.

Published 3 August 2021

South Lanarkshire wind farm to fully power 177 Bothwell Street

HFD Group has secured a deal to deliver 100% of the energy for its flagship 177 Bothwell Street office development in Glasgow from an identified, local renewable supply.

Published 3 August 2021

RJ McLeod awarded Uig Ferry Terminal upgrade deal

The contract for the upgrade of Uig Ferry Terminal on the Isle of Skye has been awarded to RJ McLeod (Contractors) Limited.

Published 3 August 2021

Contract awarded for new Montrose Port pontoon to service Seagreen wind farm

Montrose Port Authority has awarded a contract to a Moray firm for the supply and installation of a new pontoon to service the Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm.

Published 3 August 2021

£1.8m Lossie bridge granted planning permission

Moray Council has approved a formal planning application for the new £1.8 million Lossiemouth East Beach bridge.

Published 3 August 2021

Sandstone launches new REIT fund fuelled by property market growth

Edinburgh-based private property investment and management company Sandstone has launched a new fund focused on traditional residential property across ten cities in the UK.

Published 3 August 2021

Building Briefs - August 3rd

Fife Council has officially taken ownership of the new Madras College in St Andrews.

Published 3 August 2021

And finally... Rum do

Kinloch Castle has been put up for sale for just £1.

Published 3 August 2021