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And finally... BAM to study whether fungi can prevent landslips

The role of fungi in helping to prevent landslips is being investigated in research led at the University of Strathclyde and partnered by engineering company BAM Ritchies.

Published 15 September 2021

Former Dunne Group director charged over ‘financial irregularities’

The former director of the collapsed RC concrete specialist Dunne Group is facing charges over alleged “financial irregularities” in ­connection with another company he was linked to.

Published 14 September 2021

Scottish Land Court rules in favour of Space Hub Sutherland

Plans for the construction of Scotland’s first spaceport have passed yet another legal hurdle after the Scottish Land Court ruled that crofters can still work on the land outside of rocket launch periods.

Published 14 September 2021

Fixed link across Irish Sea 'dead' in the water

A plan to build a £15 billion bridge or tunnel between Scotland and Northern Ireland appears to have fallen victim to a curb on spending by the Treasury.

Published 14 September 2021

Springfield enjoys 'significant' growth in private and affordable housing revenue

Springfield Properties has reported a 50% increase in revenue and an 81% rise in profit thanks to private and affordable housing sales boosts coupled with a contribution from strategic land offloads.

Published 14 September 2021

Planning consent granted for next phase of Western Harbour

Architecture practice 7N has been granted detailed planning consent for Plot P2 of its Western Harbour masterplan on behalf of Forth Ports.

Published 14 September 2021

Euan Pirie: Dealing with volatile materials costs in construction tenders

Euan Pirie, partner in the specialist construction and engineering contracts advisory team at Harper Macleod LLP, looks at a solution to price uncertainty for construction materials when tendering big contracts.

Published 14 September 2021

Green light for Celtic's Barrowfield training revamp

Celtic Football Club has been granted planning permission for the redevelopment of its training centre in Glasgow’s East End.

Published 14 September 2021

Video: Vision for Kishorn Port and Dry Dock’s future

A new computer-generated fly-through video has been released to showcase new development plans by Kishorn Port Limited (KPL).

Published 14 September 2021

GreenPower unveils plans for Argyll hydrogen hub

Renewable energy company GreenPower has announced plans to create a hydrogen hub for the production and distribution of green hydrogen in Argyll.

Published 14 September 2021

Council to purchase homes at development of former DWP office in Coatbridge

Proposals to purchase new ‘off the shelf’ homes in the heart of Coatbridge were given the green light as North Lanarkshire Council's supply of affordable homes continues to progress.

Published 14 September 2021

Barratt Homes unveils new low deposit mortgage scheme to help Scottish buyers

The prospect of homeownership has been made more accessible for prospective buyers in Scotland thanks to the launch of a brand new low deposit mortgage scheme by Barratt Homes.

Published 14 September 2021

Taylor Wimpey wraps up consultation for new Monifieth proposal

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland plans to submit an application for Planning Permission in Principle to Angus Council next month after it completed two online public consultation events for the provision of around 40-50 new homes through the development of land at Victoria Street, Monifieth.

Published 14 September 2021

South Ayrshire modular homes on track for first tenants

A joint project to build the largest affordable modular housing development in Scotland is on track for first families to move into new homes by the end of the year.

Published 14 September 2021

Building Briefs - September 14th

LAR Housing Trust has officially opened its newest development, which has been transformed for a group of tenants with learning disabilities and autism. The project to completely refurbish a disused block of six two-bed flats

Published 14 September 2021