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Officials recommend approval of Muse Aberdeen city centre plan

Plans for the redevelopment of the site of the former Aberdeen City Council headquarters have won the backing of council officials.

Published 1 October 2014

VINCI/ Costain JV wins £82m Scottish Water Shieldhall tunnel contract

VINCI Construction Grands Projects, working in a 50-50 joint venture with Costain, will build the Shieldhall tunnel in Glasgow for Scottish Water.

Published 1 October 2014

Scotland sees improvement in planning decision times

Decision times for local and major planning projects in Scotland are now the quickest since records began, according to new figures out today.

Published 1 October 2014

I & H Brown marks 50th anniversary with record order book

Perthshire civil engineering firm I & H Brown is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a record £38 million order book.

Published 1 October 2014

Architecture and construction industry design revolution launched in the UK

A Scottish software developer is revolutionising how proposed developments are viewed with a new system which gives architects, officials and the public a chance to see new projects onsite, before a foundation or brick is laid.

Published 1 October 2014

Renewable heating technologies could save Scots £151m a year

Scottish households could be better off by £151 million every year by installing a renewable heating system – but 51 per cent of Scottish adults think the technology is too expensive to install in their home.

Published 1 October 2014

CCG wins at Herald Property Awards for second year running

Glasgow based construction company CCG has been recognised at the prestigious Herald Property Awards for Scotland for the second year running.

Published 1 October 2014

Building Briefs – October 1st

Gretna Gateway expansion promises jobs boost

Published 1 October 2014

Major contractor appointed at Mearns luxury estate

Work on a new luxury housing estate near Stonehaven will start within weeks after developers awarded an initial contract worth £25 million to a building firm.

Published 30 September 2014

Glasgow approves £30m plan to build two new primaries

Plans to develop two new £15 million primary schools have been given the green light by Glasgow City Council, according to the Evening Express.

Published 30 September 2014

Ogilvie wins £24m Edinburgh student housing project

Ogilvie Construction has started work on a £24 million project to build two new student housing buildings for Ziggurat Student Living in central Edinburgh.

Published 30 September 2014

Building Briefs – September 30

Plans submitted for Stirlingshire green belt homes

Published 30 September 2014

Submissions sought for RICS Scotland Awards 2015

A six month search to find Scotland’s leading property and construction projects is now on following the launch of the RICS Scotland Awards 2015.

Published 30 September 2014

Pilkington Trust resurrects Almond Valley Village housing plan

Major housing plans which could see 1,500 homes built along with a primary school on land to the west of Perth have been submitted by the Pilkington Trust.

Published 30 September 2014