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Revamp brings Glasgow office into 21st century

A historic Glasgow office block has been brought into the 21st century following a £1.9 million facelift.

Published 24 September 2014

Building Briefs Sept 23

RICS Scotland 2015 Awards Launch

Published 23 September 2014

National clampdown targets construction industry’s poor health record

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has kicked off a month long visit of building sites around the UK aimed at reducing ill health, death and injury in the industry.

Published 23 September 2014

Construction workers ‘in high demand’ in Scotland

Building contractors remain in high demand in Scotland, with research showing that many employers are keen to secure their services.

Published 23 September 2014

Midlothian school designs unveiled by AHR Architects

The opening of two primary school in Midlothian has moved a step closer after plans were submitted to the local authority.

Published 23 September 2014

Mackie joins senior team at Ogilvie Construction

George Mackie has joined Ogilvie Construction as Commercial Director, enhancing the senior team as the company continues to deliver solid growth across its operations.

Published 23 September 2014

Joint venture to address Glasgow’s growing need for student accommodation

Lysander Student Properties Limited, a joint venture between Kier Property and Amber Infrastructure Limited, has appointed Kier Construction to carry out a £10m redevelopment of Clifton House and Stewart House into high quality student accommodation.

Published 23 September 2014

Miller Homes lays out stock market flotation plans

Miller Homes has announced plans for an initial public offering on the London stock market next month.

Published 23 September 2014

Time to reaffirm focus on long-term objectives, says Construction Scotland

Construction Scotland has called on the sector to renew its focus on its long-term planning objectives following last week’s referendum results.

Published 22 September 2014

Contractor appointed for A82 Tarbet to Inverarnan ground investigations

A contractor has been selected to take forward ground investigation work as part of the A82 Tarbet to Inverarnan improvement scheme.

Published 22 September 2014

Construction starts on Edinburgh Premier Inn hotel

Construction works are underway on the latest Premier Inn to be built in the capital.

Published 22 September 2014

New town with 1600 homes planned on old East Lothian mine site

Plans to create a new town boasting 1600 homes on a former opencast mining site near Tranent have been unveiled.

Published 22 September 2014

Projects shortlisted for Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 2014

A total of 29 applications have been shortlisted for the Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning.

Published 22 September 2014

Innovation on the agenda for APSE Building and Housing Group visit

Members of the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Building and Housing Advisory Group in Scotland took in some of the latest innovations in products for delivering improved energy efficiency as part of their recent meeting held at the Innovation Hub.

Published 22 September 2014

Building Briefs Sept 22

Developers aim to extend Dundee school building for flats

Published 22 September 2014