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Social housing tender prices 'largely unchanged' for last three quarters

Tender prices for social housing in Scotland fell by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter of 2019 but rose by 4.3 ...

Published 18 October 2019

Revised St Andrews care home plans rejected

Plans for a new care home near the heart of St Andrews have once again been rejected by councillors. ...

Published 18 October 2019

Construction firms ‘should take advice now’ on postponed VAT changes

A delay to the implementation of the domestic reverse charge for building and construction services ...

Published 18 October 2019

Banff public realm improvement scheme plan lodged

Plans to breathe new life into Banff's Bridge Street by making it an attractive, welcoming route con ...

Published 18 October 2019

Hoko Design wins £10k prize after #StartMeUp pitch success

Glasgow architectural design company Hoko Design has been announced as the winner of a competition r ...

Published 18 October 2019

Building Briefs – October 18th

Mactaggart & Mickel helps youngsters gain valuable swimming skills and experience Mactagga ...

Published 18 October 2019

And finally... Scientists develop autonomous robots that can inspect damaged wind farms

Scientists have used the latest robotics technology to develop fully autonomous robots that are able ...

Published 18 October 2019

Construction director jailed after employee killed by excavator

The director of a building company has been jailed for ten months after an excavator bucket he was o ...

Published 17 October 2019

Building materials company fined £1m after worker died during maintenance and repair work

Cemex UK Operations Limited has been fined £1 million after a worker suffered fatal injuries w ...

Published 17 October 2019

Expert procurement support for Scotland’s housing associations

Scotland Excel recently completed a two-year Scottish Government-funded project, which explored and ...

Published 17 October 2019

Cruden Building wins £12.7m affordable housing project in Glasgow's East End

Registered social landlord Thenue Housing has appointed Cruden Building to carry out a £12.7 m ...

Published 17 October 2019

Scotland’s construction sector continuing to struggle with financial distress

Instances of ‘critical’ financial distress in Scotland’s construction sector inc ...

Published 17 October 2019

Work halted after medical syringes found at Galashiels site

The construction of a new pharmacy in Galashiels ground to a halt last week after medical syringes w ...

Published 17 October 2019

Paul Lessing joins MAST as senior architect

MAST Architects has unveiled Paul Lessing as its latest recruit. Mr Lessing, who joins in a senio ...

Published 17 October 2019

Queensferry Crossing snagging works completion delayed until December

The completion of snagging works on the Queensferry Crossing has been pushed back until December. ...

Published 17 October 2019