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Scottish housing market stalls in September, say surveyors

Demand dropped to lowest level since January 2013 during September, as referendum uncertainty hit Scottish market, the latest report from RICS Scotland has revealed.

Published 9 October 2014

Breedon makes south-west Scotland expansion with £21m Barr Quarries acquisition

Scottish construction group Barr Holdings Limited has agreed to sell its quarry business to Breedon Aggregates, the UK’s largest independent aggregates business, for £20.8 million in cash.

Published 9 October 2014

New deal will see billions invested into Scotland’s rail services

New trains, revamped stations and superior facilities are on the horizon following the announcement of plans to overhaul the ScotRail franchise.

Published 8 October 2014

Deputy First Minister officially launches Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

The vital role that innovation has to play in the Scottish construction industry was reinforced by Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP in Glasgow yesterday when she officially launched the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre.

Published 8 October 2014

Construction sites facing standstill as crane drivers ballot for industrial action

Construction sites across Britain could come to a standstill if crane drivers at a major company vote for strike action.

Published 8 October 2014

SELECT hails electrical industry heroes at 2014 awards celebration

Marking a year in which the economy has finally started to recover, Scotland's electrical trade will gather this week to recognise and reward the resilience, professionalism and technical excellence of the people working in the industry.

Published 8 October 2014

RGU to host international architectural technology conference

Robert Gordon Unive (RGU) is gearing up to host an international architectural technology conference next month.

Published 8 October 2014

Building Briefs – October 8th

Vinci UK construction MD exits

Published 8 October 2014

Building Briefs – October 7th

Dumfries DG One repairs under way

Published 6 October 2014

New scheme launched to help Scots with energy bills

UK poverty relief charity Turn2us is working with energy company SSE to help low income and vulnerable households in Scotland lower their bills by accessing energy efficiency measures through the Energy Company Obligation (ECO).

Published 6 October 2014

Report highlights need for construction competence framework

A major construction industry report has called for development and implementation of a wider and more inclusive competence framework to ensure that the workforce is safe, skilled and efficient.

Published 6 October 2014

Progress being made on Renfrew subsidence problem

Renfrewshire Council is making progress resolving a subsidence problem in Ferry Road, Renfrew.

Published 6 October 2014