A-Plant awarded five-year deal with Story Contracting

A-Plant has been awarded a five-year strategic supplier contract with Story Contracting following a rigorous tender process.

Published 12 February 2020

Construction Plant Competence Scheme card scheme not ‘fit for purpose’

The Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) card scheme is not fit for purpose in its current guise, according to Unite.

Published 31 January 2020

Story Scotland begins new chapter with official opening of Blantyre HQ

Fred Story, the founder of Story Contracting, has cut the ribbon at the formal opening of the company’s new Scottish head office in Blantyre with clients and suppliers.

Published 20 January 2020

Construction site equipment specialist Garic appoints Scottish regional manager

Jim Connolly has been appointed by welfare and plant hire specialist supplier Garic to head up its Scottish sales operations.

Published 18 December 2019

Story opens new Blantyre base to accommodate growing team and pipeline of projects

Civil engineering and plant supply company Story Contracting has opened a new Scottish head office in Blantyre following a period of significant growth in operations and workforce.

Published 21 November 2019

Story Contracting expands Scottish footprint with new Glasgow office

Civil engineering and infrastructure company Story Contracting opens a new office in Glasgow following framework success.

Published 20 June 2019

Morris Leslie to establish business centre and head office at former Famous Grouse building

Perthshire-based plant hire firm Morris Leslie has acquired the former Edrington building to relocate its head office.

Published 20 June 2019

Story Scotland looks to grow estimating team thanks to framework success

After a very successful 12 months and a host of new business wins, Story Scotland is building for the future by expanding its team of estimators.

Published 7 March 2019

Story Scotland welcomes 100th employee

Following a year of record growth and an exceptional start to 2019, Story Scotland has reached a milestone of 100 employees.

Published 1 February 2019

Story Scotland shows commitment to employability in Glasgow

As part of its commitment to help with employability in Scotland, Uddingston-based civil engineering firm Story Scotland is up-skilling local residents in a bid to help them to re-enter the world of employment.

Published 29 January 2019

Perth Airport owners weigh positive options for future

A new study jointly commissioned by the Morris Leslie Group and Perth & Kinross Council’s investment arm Invest in Perth has set out a range of positive alternative futures for Perth Airport.

Published 7 March 2018

Scottish construction bodies seek member views on future of CITB levy

Scottish construction industry bodies are surveying their memberships for views on the future of the Construction Levy administered UK-wide by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

Published 1 September 2017

Mixed use plan at Perth Airport faces construction embargo

Plans to create a new housing and employment development at Perth Airport could be subject to a construction embargo, according to reports.

Published 23 May 2017

Administrators to auction off over 100 Hewden cranes

Administrators of collapsed plant hirer Hewden are to auction off the firm’s large crane fleet after failing to find a buyer for the equipment.

Published 5 January 2017

JCB donates £15,000 prize for Lighthouse Club charity auction

A mini excavator worth more than £15,000 is to be auctioned off to raise funds for a charity which provides welfare and financial support for the construction industry.

Published 28 November 2016