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Mark Robinson: Taking infrastructure investment underground

Spending on underground systems will boost productivity and deliver local economic growth, writes Sc ...

Published 14 February 2019

Keys handed over for £18.9m East Lothian primary school

Morrison Construction has officially handed over keys for the new £18.9 million Wallyford Prim ...

Published 14 February 2019

GCU launches major expansion of Graduate Apprenticeships

More people will gain access to engineering and construction education after Glasgow Caledonian Univ ...

Published 14 February 2019

Successful programme to tackle lack of women in construction returns

An initiative that has already given a number of young women the skills to begin their careers in th ...

Published 14 February 2019

Social housing and green infrastructure design fund launched

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) is working in partnership with Scottish Natur ...

Published 14 February 2019

2019 Saltire Society Housing Design Awards nominations open

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Saltire Society Housing Design Awards. Rewarding innovation a ...

Published 14 February 2019

Building Briefs – February 14th

Pavilion Café opens in Levengrove Park Visitors to Levengrove Park can now enjoy delici ...

Published 14 February 2019

And finally... Charity paid £53m towards abandoned Thames garden bridge

The charity behind a plan to build a garden bridge across the Thames spent £53.5 million witho ...

Published 14 February 2019

Galliford Try takes further £26m hit on AWPR

Galliford Try has again written off exceptional costs from completion delays to the Aberdeen Western ...

Published 13 February 2019

McGill & Co’s housing division follows parent company into administration

The new housing project in Dundee is in doubt after developer McGill Homes followed its parent compa ...

Published 13 February 2019

Worker dies after Edinburgh roof fall

A construction worker has died after falling from a roof in Edinburgh. The incident happened at Mui ...

Published 13 February 2019

ISG strengthens Scottish senior leadership team

ISG has promoted Paul Beaton to the newly created leadership role of regional director in Scotland t ...

Published 13 February 2019

CECA bemoans continuing gloom for Scotland’s civils contractors

Workloads for contractors in Scotland civils sector have fallen for the fifth consecutive quarter to ...

Published 13 February 2019

Union calls for all workers in construction to be covered by benefits scheme

Unite is launching a campaign to ensure that all workers in construction the industry are provided w ...

Published 13 February 2019

Budget approves £300m investment in East Lothian infrastructure

A near £300 million five-year programme of capital investment in East Lothian has been ag ...

Published 13 February 2019