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20 tradespeople die every week from asbestos

An average of twenty tradespeople die every week from asbestos related diseases, according to a new ...

Published 9 October 2014

£107m Marischal Square development given green light

Plans have been approved for the redevelopment of the site of the former Aberdeen City Council hea ...

Published 9 October 2014

Building Briefs – October 9th

University of Glasgow to divest £18m from fossil fuel industry The University of Glasgow has becom ...

Published 9 October 2014

Scottish housing market stalls in September, say surveyors

Demand dropped to lowest level since January 2013 during September, as referendum uncertainty hit ...

Published 9 October 2014

Aberdeen councillors back plans for 3,000 new homes at Countesswells

A new community of 3,000 homes will be built in the west of Aberdeen after councillors approved th ...

Published 9 October 2014

Breedon makes south-west Scotland expansion with £21m Barr Quarries acquisition

Scottish construction group Barr Holdings Limited has agreed to sell its quarry business to Breedon ...

Published 9 October 2014

New deal will see billions invested into Scotland’s rail services

New trains, revamped stations and superior facilities are on the horizon following the announcemen ...

Published 8 October 2014

Deputy First Minister officially launches Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

The vital role that innovation has to play in the Scottish construction industry was reinforced by ...

Published 8 October 2014

Construction sites facing standstill as crane drivers ballot for industrial action

Construction sites across Britain could come to a standstill if crane drivers at a major company v ...

Published 8 October 2014

SELECT hails electrical industry heroes at 2014 awards celebration

Marking a year in which the economy has finally started to recover, Scotland's electrical trade will ...

Published 8 October 2014

RGU to host international architectural technology conference

Robert Gordon Unive (RGU) is gearing up to host an international architectural technology conference ...

Published 8 October 2014

Building Briefs – October 8th

Vinci UK construction MD exits Vinci Construction UK managing director Andrew Ridley-Barker has sud ...

Published 8 October 2014

‘Pernickety’ site manager does Scotland proud … again!

A Perth site manager has exceeded his hat-trick record after once again achieving national success ...

Published 7 October 2014

2017 date set for new Dundee city centre cinema complex

Plans to transform Dundee’s Wellgate Shopping Centre into a leisure destination with a brand n ...

Published 6 October 2014

Building Briefs – October 7th

Dumfries DG One repairs under way A flagship leisure centre in Dumfries has begun a lengthy closure ...

Published 6 October 2014