Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty launches refreshed sustainability strategy

Balfour Beatty is set to "go beyond net zero carbon, generate zero waste and positively impact more than one million people by 2040" across its UK, US and Hong Kong operations through its refreshed sustainability strategy, which launched yesterday.

Published 10 December 2020

Balfour Beatty looks towards 2021 with confidence

Balfour Beatty said today that it expects to deliver results in line with the board’s expectations for the full year following a steady recovery throughout the second half of 2020.

Published 9 December 2020

Balfour Beatty wins £47.5m Peterhead substation contract

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £47.5 million contract to design and build a new 400 kilovolt (kV) substation in Peterhead on behalf of SSEN Transmission.

Published 20 November 2020

Work begins to reinstate Cairngorm funicular

A programme of engineering works designed to bring the Cairngorm funicular railway back into service in winter 2021/22 is getting under way this week.

Published 3 November 2020

Video: Latest progress at Badenoch and Strathspey community hospital

A new video has been shared by hub North Scotland which reveals the progress that has been made on the new Badenoch & Strathspey Community Hospital and Health Centre in Aviemore.

Published 14 October 2020

And finally... Local artist inspired by steelwork on Skye hospital development

Construction work on a hospital project in Broadford on Skye has inspired a well-known artist to produce a series of works.

Published 9 September 2020

Rising audit fees hit contractors

The accountancy failures surrounding the collapse of Carillion are costing other firms with government contracts millions of pounds in annual audit fees.

Published 3 September 2020

Elective care centre approved at Inverness Campus

Plans for a new orthopaedic and ophthalmology elective care centre have been given the green light at Inverness Campus.

Published 21 August 2020

New £3m bridge over A90 west of Edinburgh to open

A new £3 million bridge crossing the A90 near Kirkliston on the western outskirts of Edinburgh will open today following 11 months of construction.

Published 29 July 2020

Balfour Beatty hails ‘key role’ in successful NHS Louisa Jordan transformation

Balfour Beatty has spoken of its pride in helping with the successful completion of the new temporary NHS Scotland hospital NHS Louisa Jordan at Glasgow’s Scottish Events Campus (SEC) this week.

Published 24 April 2020

Scape Group launches Learning in Lockdown programme

Experts from across the built environment and education sectors have joined forces to launch a UK-first fully accredited virtual work experience programme.

Published 21 April 2020

Construction completed at NHS Louisa Jordan

Contractors at the NHS Louisa Jordan hospital at the Scottish Events Campus (SEC) in Glasgow were applauded by NHS staff yesterday on the completion of the emergency coronavirus medical facility.

Published 20 April 2020

HS2 given notice to proceed despite lockdown

The UK Government has given formal approval for work on High Speed 2 (HS2) to proceed as long as sites comply with guidance for safe working practices in relation to social distancing.

Published 15 April 2020

Construction begins at temporary coronavirus hospital in Glasgow

Work to transform the Scottish Events Campus (SEC) in Glasgow to house a temporary NHS Scotland hospital is now under way with four main contractors involved.

Published 3 April 2020

Balfour Beatty board agrees 20% pay cut

Board members at Balfour Beatty have taken a drop in salary in response to the coronavirus crisis.

Published 27 March 2020