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Timber systems company calls for shift in winter working mindset

Construction firms could be missing out on much needed revenue due to avoidable delays brought on by winter weather, according to Stewart Milne Timber Systems.

Published 22 December 2014

Review praises impact of ‘world leading’ BRE Trust funded research

An independent review has vindicated the BRE Trust’s investment in its four UK based University Centres of Excellence.

Published 22 December 2014

Contractor appointed for Campbeltown berthing facility

Argyll-based GSS Marine Services has been appointed to deliver over £1 million of vital infrastructure improvements to Campbeltown Harbour.

Published 22 December 2014

Building Briefs – December 22nd

Published 22 December 2014

Scottish construction makes skills funding call as confidence reaches new high

Employers in the Scottish construction industry are calling for increased funding to help recruit and train more apprentices and have highlighted critical skills shortages in a number of key trades and managerial positions.

Published 22 December 2014

Blog: Manufacturing the construction industry

BAM's Andrew Pryke on how 3D printing offering exciting possibilities for construction industry.

Published 19 December 2014

Surveyors predict Scottish house prices to increase by 4 per cent in 2015

House prices in Scotland will see an average increase of four per cent over the course of next year with rents rising by just over two per cent, according to Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) forecasts.

Published 19 December 2014

City Building recognised for commitment to supporting armed forces

City Building has been recognised for its commitment to the armed forces community through The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme awards.

Published 19 December 2014

Building Briefs – December 19th

You're hired! Best Christmas gift ever for redundant Fife apprentice‏‎

Published 19 December 2014

Builders ‘depressed’ by latest planning statistics

Latest official planning statistics showing long periods taken to reach housing planning decisions have been branded “depressing” by home building industry body Homes for Scotland.

Published 19 December 2014