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Partnership aims to develop 3D concrete printing in construction

Skanska and Loughborough University have signed a collaboration agreement to develop the use of 3D printing in construction.

Published 25 November 2014

Disadvantaged areas benefit from £14m regeneration boost

The Scottish Government has announced a £14 million cash boost to transform disadvantaged areas in Scotland.

Published 25 November 2014

Building Briefs – November 25th

Published 25 November 2014

New management team announced for iQ Lab Ltd

Glasgow based construction and manufacturing business CCG (Scotland) Ltd has announced the appointment of a new management team at renowned construction research and development centre iQ Lab Ltd.

Published 24 November 2014

Housing group bond raises £250m to build thousands of affordable homes

Wheatley Group, Scotland’s largest housing, care and regeneration organisation, has raised £250 million after issuing an AA- rated public-listed bond.

Published 24 November 2014

Glasgow firm fined after worker crushed

A construction firm has been fined £8,000 after a worker was crushed under nearly two tonnes of plasterboard.

Published 24 November 2014

Building Briefs – November 24th

Published 24 November 2014

Homes for Scotland urges new cabinet to make housing a national priority

Trade body Homes for Scotland has reaffirmed its commitment to working with first minister Nicola Sturgeon to help tackle the country’s chronic undersupply of housing and applauded the appointment of Alex Neil MSP as cabinet secretary with this responsibility.

Published 24 November 2014

£1bn City Deal could pave way for Leith Docks revamp

A major revamp of Leith Docks, new waterfront developments and upgrades to city’s cycle network are among the investments mooted if Edinburgh scoops a £1 billion funding jackpot.

Published 21 November 2014

Edinburgh Council considers replacement to statutory repairs service

Councillors are considering plans to re-establish a property repairs enforcement service in Edinburgh.

Published 21 November 2014

Scottish construction salaries ‘up by 10 per cent’

Salaries for some construction professionals in Scotland have risen by between 10 - 20 per cent over the past year, some of the highest salary increases in the UK, according to new analysis.

Published 21 November 2014

Building Briefs – November 21st

Published 21 November 2014