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Third Don Crossing work resumes after death of worker

Construction work of a new bridge over the River Don restarted yesterday after the death of a worker.

Published 19 January 2016

Preparatory works tender for proposed Dundee sports facility

A new £17 million regional sports facility in Dundee could come a step closer next week if a tender for preparatory works gets the go-ahead.

Published 19 January 2016

MoD to release a dozen sites for housing

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has announced the release of 12 major sites for sale, including Craigiehall in Edinburgh, to provide land for up to 15,000 new homes.

Published 19 January 2016

Two firms fined for safety failings at Motherwell site

Two firms have been fined after a cold store collapsed and seriously injured two employees at a construction site in Motherwell.

Published 19 January 2016

Moray landowner gifts site to charity for community outdoor adventure hub

A generous landowner has handed over one hundred acres of land and buildings at Milltown Airfield to help a charity construct a centre for outdoor learning.

Published 19 January 2016

Building Briefs – January 19th

Castlemilk and Bridge of Allan community projects win Stewart Milne campaign

Published 19 January 2016

And finally... Academics develop concrete using materials found on Mars

Students in America have developed a Martian concrete using materials naturally found on the planet.

Published 19 January 2016

RBS unveils £1bn capital support for purpose-built PRS schemes

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has committed £1 billion of capital to support the development of thousands of new purpose-built private rental schemes across the UK.

Published 18 January 2016

Final phase of £60m Glasgow carriageway set for approval

The completion of a major carriageway which will connect two of the country’s busiest stretches of motorway is to be given the go-ahead by councillors in Glasgow.

Published 18 January 2016

Girvan and South Carrick leisure facility reaches financial close

Construction work on a new leisure development for Girvan and South Carrick is due to start at the end of this month after the project reached formal financial last week.

Published 18 January 2016

Glasgow landmark to become hub for entrepreneurial start-ups

Plans have been unveiled to transform Glasgow’s Tontine Building into a high-tech space for up to 300 entrepreneurs in a £1.67 million project.

Published 18 January 2016

Greens make amendments to land reform bill in effort to boost housebuilding

The Scottish Greens have lodged amendments to the Scottish Government's Land Reform Bill which the party believes will toughen the legislation and help increase housebuilding.

Published 18 January 2016

Slight increase to anticipated cost of Dundee primary and nursery school

The construction of a new two storey primary and nursery school in Dundee looks set to cost £13.2 million, almost £484,000 more than anticipated.

Published 18 January 2016

Fife Council calls for change to Scottish planning system

Fife Council has written to the Scottish Government to call for a change to the Scottish planning system which it believes will empower communities as well as manage the development industry’s aspirations.

Published 18 January 2016

City of Glasgow College nominated in Property Awards

The best new buildings in Scotland have been revealed in the annual Scottish Property Awards with City of Glasgow College shortlisted in three of the eight categories.

Published 18 January 2016