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Building Briefs – February 29th

Initial designs on show for new South Ayrshire school

Published 29 February 2016

And finally... Standing room only at Chinese burial plots

People in China are being encouraged to opt for vertical burial or cremation under new government funeral guidelines aimed at coping with land scarcity.

Published 29 February 2016

Final four bidders for £50m A96 design contract revealed

Four bidders remain in the chase for a design contract to dual the A96 worth up to £50 million.

Published 26 February 2016

Green light for £45m East Ayrshire learning campus

Plans for a new purpose-built, state of the art learning campus in East Ayrshire took a step closer to fruition this week as the project reached financial close.

Published 26 February 2016

Elgin High School reaches financial close

Balfour Beatty can begin the proposed construction of a new high school in Elgin after financial close was reached for the facility.

Published 26 February 2016

‘Adverse weather’ further delays Boroughmuir High School work

Construction work on the new Boroughmuir High School in Edinburgh has been put back for a second time because of “adverse weather conditions”.

Published 26 February 2016

Scottish construction apprentice recruitment hits five year high

Recruitment of Scottish construction apprentices has reached a five year high, new figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveal.

Published 26 February 2016

First images of restored Inverness hospital revealed

Robertson Homes has released the first images of its proposed restoration of the listed damaged Gleann Mor House at its Westercraigs development in Inverness.

Published 26 February 2016

Contractor sought to redevelop Helensburgh’s Hermitage Park

Argyll and Bute Council is to issue a tender for a contract in the region of £2 million for the major redevelopment of Helensburgh’s Hermitage Park.

Published 26 February 2016

Next Young Professionals in Construction meeting revealed

Networking group Young Professionals in Construction (YPiC) has announced its first event of 2016.

Published 26 February 2016

Building Briefs – February 25th

More Aberdeen bypass beams set for delivery

Published 26 February 2016

And finally... Construction worker scoops $250,000 lottery win

A construction worker from Cary, Illinois has won $250,000 on a scratch-off lottery ticket.

Published 26 February 2016

Laing O’Rourke to make 200 staff redundant

Laing O’Rourke has announced plans to make around 200 redundancies from its UK operations.

Published 25 February 2016

Glasgow City Council agrees £2.7bn repairs JV with Wheatley Group

Wheatley Group has today confirmed it will progress plans to deliver its repairs and maintenance service through a new joint venture (JV) with Glasgow City Council.

Published 25 February 2016