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Douglas Keillor: Construction needs to stop its race to the bottom

BAM Construct UK executive director Doug Keillor has suggested that the construction industry’ ...

Published 11 November 2019

Arc-Tech creates fresh opportunities with adult apprenticeships

Building services contractor Arc-Tech (Scotland) Ltd has continued its drive to promote skills devel ...

Published 11 November 2019

Scottish Renewables: Scotland ‘poised for Scandi-style heating revolution’

The Scottish Government’s new Heat Networks Bill could see the equivalent of 460,000 homes h ...

Published 11 November 2019

Aberdeen community hub plan finalised ahead of consultation

Consultation events are being held this week to give members of the public a chance to look at plans ...

Published 11 November 2019

Flooding action plan launched to protect communities from extreme weather

An action plan to help homeowners and businesses prevent damage caused by flooding has been launched ...

Published 11 November 2019

SELECT goes to Holyrood to keep safety at forefront of agenda amid political turmoil

Trade body SELECT is taking its campaign for regulation of the electrical industry to the Scottish P ...

Published 11 November 2019

Merchant Homes selects affordable housing partner for Dundee project

Home Group in Scotland has been chosen to create new homes for affordable rent in Dundee. The Ass ...

Published 11 November 2019

Glasgow tenement building collapses after fire in ground-floor shop

A three-storey tenement building in Glasgow has partially collapsed after a fire broke out in a grou ...

Published 11 November 2019

Report reveals local boost from proposed new Renfrewshire development

A proposed housing development in Houston, Renfrewshire, would generate significant job and economic ...

Published 11 November 2019

District heat network turns up the heat in Stirling

A number of buildings in the Forthside area of Stirling are now receiving heat that’s generate ...

Published 11 November 2019

Newcastle students visit Shawfair to learn about creating a new town

Students from Newcastle’s Northumbria University have paid a visit to Shawfairt to learn how a ...

Published 11 November 2019

MSPs call for compulsory sales orders to tackle empty homes

A Holyrood committee has called on the Scottish Government to fulfil its commitment and introduce co ...

Published 11 November 2019

Building Briefs – November 11th

Renovation complete on iconic Inveraray structure A historic structure in Inveraray has been s ...

Published 11 November 2019

And finally... Will tourists spend a penny to sleep at former Glasgow public toilets?

Plans have been drawn up to transform public toilets in Glasgow into tourist accommodation. The C ...

Published 11 November 2019

Investigation launched into £8.3m Dundee City Council contract award

Dundee City Council has confirmed it has launched an investigation following allegations about the a ...

Published 8 November 2019