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BAM calls for more female graduates to enter Scottish construction industry

As school pupils begin to choose their subject options and look ahead to their prelims, BAM Construction is urging Scottish school girls to consider taking up construction related university courses and apprenticeships in a bid to increase the number of women in senior roles in the construction industry.

Published 14 October 2014

Building Briefs – October 14th

Coastal super quarry sees £30m investment in new facilities

Published 14 October 2014

The Land and Building Transaction Tax: The RICS view

By Sarah Speirs, director RICS Scotland

Published 14 October 2014

Barratt chief calls for more Government backing for Help to Buy

The Scottish Government needs to put more money into the Help to Buy scheme or risk dampening the housing market, the chief executive of Barratt Developments has said.

Published 14 October 2014

Rise in profits for Malcolm Group

Renfrewshire-based logistics, construction services and waste management company, Malcolm Group has unveiled a two per cent rise in annual pre-tax profits to £6.68 million after taking an exceptional charge of more than £1m.

Published 13 October 2014

BRE Trust confirms continued support for University Centres of Excellence

The BRE Trust, the largest UK charity dedicated specifically to research and education in the built environment, announces it is set to continue its investment in Centres of Excellence at four UK-based universities as well as one in Brazil.

Published 13 October 2014

Scottish budget will hit individuals and businesses - BDO

The increased property tax announced by the Scottish Government will hit many Scottish middle class families and could limit future building developments north of the border according to accountants BDO.

Published 13 October 2014

Building Briefs – October 10th

Domestic construction product sales continue to grow in Q3

Published 13 October 2014

Balfour Beatty wins £10m deal to remove A96 bottleneck

Work to remove a notorious bottleneck on the A96 in the north-east of Scotland moved closer today with the award of a multi-million pound contract.

Published 13 October 2014

Bids sought for £224m Scottish Government fuel poverty scheme

The Scottish Government will shortly be inviting bids for a contract, worth up to £224 million over seven years, to deliver a new national fuel poverty scheme from 2015.

Published 13 October 2014

Public sector procurement seminars target kitchen and bathroom installers

Public sector procurement specialist LHC is hosting a series of free seminars for kitchen and bathroom installers looking for work on public sector contracts.

Published 13 October 2014

R&A plans new equipment testing centre at Kingsbarns

The R&A has unveiled plans for a new equipment testing centre at Kingsbarns Golf Links near St Andrews.

Published 10 October 2014

NHS Highland backs plans for new hospital

NHS Highland’s board has given its approval to proposals to build a new community hospital and resource centre in Aviemore.

Published 10 October 2014