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Glasgow construction firm fined £16,000

A Glasgow waste management firm has been fined after waste was illegally dumped in North Lanarkshire.

Published 5 January 2015

Profits boost for James Walker construction group

The sale of a medical centre in Edinburgh has helped construction group James Walker (Leith) to a 50 per cent jump in annual profits.

Published 5 January 2015

Construction output growth at slowest rate since July 2013

Growth in the UK construction sector last month eased to its slowest rate for 17 months, according to new data.

Published 5 January 2015

Building Briefs - January 5th

Kingdom ends the year on a high note with Largoward development

Published 5 January 2015

Two-thirds of SMEs are suffering from late payment, finds new IoD survey

Britain’s army of small and medium-sized businesses are being squeezed by companies failing to pay their invoices on time, according to a new survey from the Institute of Directors.

Published 23 December 2014

Building Briefs – December 23rd

Energy efficiency measures could save Scottish households millions

Published 23 December 2014

UCATT safety survey reveals industry failings

Workers in the construction industry continue to face massive safety failings, an online survey of UCATT members has found.

Published 23 December 2014

Green energy planning wrangle slows fuel poverty action in Scotland

Green heat technology which could remove Scots households from fuel poverty is being stifled by restrictive planning conditions, according to industry body Scottish Renewables.

Published 23 December 2014

Timber systems company calls for shift in winter working mindset

Construction firms could be missing out on much needed revenue due to avoidable delays brought on by winter weather, according to Stewart Milne Timber Systems.

Published 22 December 2014

Review praises impact of ‘world leading’ BRE Trust funded research

An independent review has vindicated the BRE Trust’s investment in its four UK based University Centres of Excellence.

Published 22 December 2014