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Balfour Beatty board agrees 20% pay cut

Board members at Balfour Beatty have taken a drop in salary in response to the coronavirus crisis. ...

Published 27 March 2020

Scottish Building Contracts Committee calls for sector to pull together ‘ethically and fairly’ to overcome impacts of coronavirus

The chair of the Scottish Building Contracts Committee (SBCC) has urged the construction sector to f ...

Published 27 March 2020

Scotframe creates new role to support growth plans in England

Inverurie-headquartered offsite timber frame specialist Scotframe has appointed Andy Lewis to the ne ...

Published 27 March 2020

Clark Contracts appointed to LAR Housing Trust framework

LAR Housing Trust has appointed Clark Contracts to Lot 2 of its £20 million construction frame ...

Published 27 March 2020

Plans lodged for two new nurseries in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has drawn up plans for two new early learning and childcare facilities. An a ...

Published 27 March 2020

Bear Scotland to safeguard critical roads but suspends non-essential maintenance work

Bear Scotland has paused all non-essential road maintenance projects but will ensure the country&rsq ...

Published 27 March 2020

And finally... Fixing a road

The Abbey Road crossing has been repainted now that crowds of people aren't lining up to re-create t ...

Published 27 March 2020

20 jobs at risk as Scottish arm of Keltbray Structures to close

Keltbray Group has announced the closure of the Scottish arm of its reinforced concrete frame divisi ...

Published 26 March 2020

Disparity of advice causing ‘two-tier’ construction system in Scotland

The Scottish Government has issued more guidance on what construction work is considered to be &ls ...

Published 26 March 2020

Rick Willmott: Why Willmott Dixon is keeping sites open

Willmott Dixon chief executive Rick Willmott has issued a statement confirming that the firm’s ...

Published 26 March 2020

Trams to Newhaven construction work to cease

The City of Edinburg Council has ordered work on the Edinburgh’s Trams to Newhaven project to ...

Published 26 March 2020

Breedon suspends production at UK sites

Construction materials firm Breedon Group has temporarily suspended production at its UK sites, with ...

Published 26 March 2020

Ross Taylor: Coronavirus and the importance of construction contracts

Construction law specialist Ross Taylor sets out a series of guidelines for those working in the con ...

Published 26 March 2020

RTPI staff offered reduced hours on full pay to protect mental health

Staff at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) have been given the option of reducing their worki ...

Published 26 March 2020

Sue Kershaw joins Costain as transportation MD

Sue Kershaw has joined Costain as managing director of its transportation division where she will be ...

Published 26 March 2020