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Skills shortages hit more than half of mid-sized UK firms

Skills shortages are holding back more than half of the UK’s medium-sized construction firms as de ...

Published 18 June 2015

MSPs pass Community Empowerment Bill

The Scottish Parliament has approved a bill giving communities the right to buy land or buildings ...

Published 18 June 2015

Building Briefs – June 18th

Edinburgh Academy unveils £2m hockey pavilion Edinburgh Academy has unveiled a £2m hockey pavilio ...

Published 18 June 2015

Decoupling of construction jobs and output ‘intensifying’

Latest employment figures show that the decoupling of output and jobs in the Scottish construction ...

Published 17 June 2015

Aberdeen city centre masterplan proposals published

BDP has today published proposals of the 49 projects planned for the multi-million pound regenerati ...

Published 17 June 2015

First A9 Dualling contracts to be awarded

Construction work signalling the start of the A9 Dualling Programme moved a step closer yesterday ...

Published 17 June 2015

Bachy Soletanche wins piling deal on Shieldhall Tunnel project in Glasgow

Bachy Soletanche has secured a major contract to install piles for the new Shieldhall Tunnel proje ...

Published 17 June 2015

Dundee to consider Willmott Dixon’s £8m replacement primary school bid

Plans for an £8.1 million new school in Dundee have been recommended for approval. Dundee City Cou ...

Published 17 June 2015

Scotland’s largest commercial data centre set for expansion

Construction has started on cloud hosting solutions firm Pulsant’s South Gyle site in Edinburgh ...

Published 17 June 2015

£5m Dundee Sports Direct store secures council green light

Dundee City Council has approved plans for a major new Sports Direct shop and gym in the city, despi ...

Published 17 June 2015

Edinburgh’s Portobello High School tops out

A topping out ceremony to mark progress on the new Portobello High School took place in Edinburgh ye ...

Published 17 June 2015

Building Briefs – June 17th

New ‘Help to Buy’ homes taking shape at former Edinburgh school Progress is well under way with ...

Published 17 June 2015

Building Briefs - June 16th

Work starts on £2.5m Ayr town centre project Ayrshire Housing has announced the start of work on a ...

Published 16 June 2015

Apprenticeships to be given legal protection

The CITB has backed UK Government plans to give apprenticeships legal protection and make sure the ...

Published 16 June 2015

RICS launches consultation on new global residential measurement standard

A new global standard on measuring residential property has been today published for consultation. ...

Published 16 June 2015