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Satellites at forefront of engineering climate change fight

A major environmental conference this month will hear how the space sector is contributing to tackling the global climate emergency.

Published 7 June 2021

Building Briefs - June 7th

Construction work to build new council homes at Eagle Brae, Livin

Published 7 June 2021

And finally... 'Adult-only' crazy golf venue to open in Glasgow

An 18-hole crazy golf venue with eye-catching holes including a giant hamster cage and a bouncy castle is set to open in Glasgow city centre next month.

Published 7 June 2021

Purchasing managers report strongest construction expansion since September 2014

Output growth in the UK construction sector reaching its strongest since September 2014, according to new data.

Published 4 June 2021

Cryogenic battery plant planned for Caithness quarry

A disused quarry in Caithness has been earmarked as the site of a proposed new battery energy plant.

Published 4 June 2021

£7.5m renovation of Forth Bridge approach span begins

Network Rail’s £7.5 million project to refurbish and repaint the North Queensferry approach span to the world famous Forth Bridge is now underway.

Published 4 June 2021

Kier begins construction work on new Inverness primary school

Work has started on the new primary school to serve the housing developments at Ness Castle and Ness-Side in Inverness.

Published 4 June 2021

RTPI: Scotland's planning departments in ‘precarious’ position

A steep decline in resourcing for Scottish planning authorities over the last decade has left the profession in a precarious position, new research by Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Scotland has concluded.

Published 4 June 2021

Block of 35 flats approved in Partick

Plans have been approved for a new block of 35 flats on the site of a vacant warehouse in Partick.

Published 4 June 2021

Roddy Cormack: From toilet paper to steel cladding – how to manage a supply sheet storm

Construction law specialist Roddy Cormack on the shortages of construction materials and the impact this may have on the sector. 

Published 4 June 2021

Council approves funding for Possilpark community hub

Glasgow City Council has approved up to £1.4 million in funding to help develop a community hub in Possilpark.

Published 4 June 2021

Shettleston Housing Association completes 46 new affordable homes

Shettleston Housing Association (SHA) has completed a striking new development of 46 affordable homes for rent on its Fenella Street site.

Published 4 June 2021

Kingdom Housing Association begins £3.1m mid-market rent development in Leven

A total of 24 energy-efficient new homes are to be built on a vacant site previously occupied by a gym and social work offices in Leven.

Published 4 June 2021

Glasgow approves Love Loan public realm and public space funding

Funding for public realm around the Love Loan development in Glasgow city centre has now been approved by the local authority.

Published 4 June 2021

Local firm appointed to Oban depot redevelopment

The redevelopment of Argyll and Bute Council’s Jackson’s Quarry Depot in Oban is close to completion.

Published 4 June 2021