Robertson Group puts floatation plans on hold after record profit

Robertson Group has withdrawn from plans to float on the stock market following a “record year” for construction and the sale of investments.

Published 16 October 2014

Cruden notches 15th straight year of profit

Construction and housebuilding firm The Cruden Group has recorded its 15th profitable year in a row despite a planned reduction in sales.

Published 16 October 2014

Building Briefs – October 16th

Work begins on long-awaited Seabraes Bridge in Dundee

Published 16 October 2014

Widow of mesothelioma victim allowed to pursue damages action after judges refuse appeal

The widow of a joiner who died of an asbestos-related condition will be allowed to pursue her damages claim against her late husband’s former employers after the company’s insurers failed in an appeal.

Published 16 October 2014

Esh Border Construction invites suppliers to ‘Meet the Buyer’

Esh Border Construction, part of £200 million turnover property and construction company Esh Group, is inviting potential suppliers to ‘Meet the Buyer’ on Wednesday 29th October at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh between 10am and 1pm.

Published 16 October 2014

Bellway considers plans to divide Scottish arm after leap in profits

The UK’s fourth-largest housebuilder Bellway is considering splitting its Scottish operations into two divisions after “an exceptional year of progress”.

Published 15 October 2014

Bancon Group appoints new chief executive officer

North east housebuilder and construction firm Bancon Group has today announced the appointment of John Irvine as group chief executive officer.

Published 15 October 2014

Miller Homes to bring 750 new homes to Scottish market in 2014

Miller Homes has announced plans to create 750 new homes in Scotland as the company prepares to start build on a further five sites across the country before the end of 2014.

Published 15 October 2014

Building Briefs – October 15th

Argyll and Bute Council wins silver award for bringing empty homes back to life

Published 15 October 2014

Balfour Beatty unveils Leo Quinn as new CEO

Balfour Beatty has announced that Leo Quinn will take up his new position as chief executive officer (CEO) of the firm when he joins the Board on 1 January 2015.

Published 15 October 2014

Plans lodged to extend Moat Brae House in Dumfries

Plans have been submitted to build a £4 million centre for children's literature at Moat Brae House in Dumfries.

Published 14 October 2014