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CCG announces 21 new apprenticeships and grows development pipeline

Scottish private construction company CCG has recently taken on twenty one new apprentices, taking the total to 61 apprentices working in the company.

Published 3 October 2014

Building Briefs – October 3rd

Kawneer extends partnership with Kier Construction

Published 3 October 2014

Construction pioneer Ray O’Rourke to headline Construction Scotland inaugural conference

The Laing O’Rourke name is synonymous with some of the world’s most iconic construction projects – The London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Park, Canary Wharf, Heathrow Terminals 2A and 5, Port Botany Terminal, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, and Hong Kong Metro to name just a few.

Published 3 October 2014

Preferred option for Nairn Bypass selected

Work to deliver a Nairn bypass and dual the A96 from Inverness to Nairn took a major step forward today.

Published 3 October 2014

Planning decision improvements must be sustained to justify proposed fee increases

Homes for Scotland has welcomed latest official statistics reporting an improvement in decision times for both major and local planning applications in the first quarter of 2014/15.

Published 3 October 2014

Plans for new £50m bridge over the Clyde

A new £50 million bridge is being planned to connect two communities over the River Clyde.

Published 3 October 2014

Miller Homes puts the brakes on floatation plans

Miller Homes has shelved plans to float the business on the London stock exchange blaming volatility in the financial markets.

Published 3 October 2014

Building Briefs – October 2nd

ISG construction boss makes sudden exit

Published 2 October 2014

CBES awarded 7th consecutive RoSPA Gold

Published 2 October 2014

Ideas for Scotland’s largest community-owned solar project to be outlined

Building Scotland’s largest community-owned solar power park in Dundee would help tackle fuel poverty, reduce CO2 emissions and regenerate derelict and contaminated land, according to a speaker appearing at the University of Dundee next week.

Published 2 October 2014

Abandoned Crieff hotel makes way for 14 flats in £2m Kingdom project

Crieff councillors joined Kingdom Housing Association chairperson Charles Milne to mark the beginning of a £1.9 million project that will transform a long-abandoned hotel in the Perthshire town's High Street into 14 flats for affordable rent.

Published 2 October 2014

Willmott Dixon construction boss to step down

Willmott Dixon has announced that divisional chief executive of its Capital Works Division, John Frankiewicz is to step down at the end of this year as part of a “long planned succession strategy”.

Published 2 October 2014

Sharpest expansion of construction output for eight months

Sharp rises in housing, commercial and civil engineering activity ensured that output growth across the UK construction sector remained strong in September.

Published 2 October 2014

New designs unveiled for £104m Glasgow Queen Street station

Network Rail has unveiled updated designs for how Glasgow Queen Street station will look as it enters the second phase of public consultation on the proposed £104m transformation.

Published 1 October 2014