The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is gearing up for a productive 2017 as it prepares to open the doors to its new innovation and collaboration facility to construction companies across Scotland.
Published 11 January 2017
By Lynsey Lennon, performance team leader - alliance management, Scottish Water
Published 7 November 2016
By Ed Monaghan, chair of Construction Scotland and CEO of Mactaggart & Mickel Group
Published 27 October 2016
Over 400 of the Scottish construction industry’s key influencers and decision makers are set to gather today to discuss burning topics such as productivity, innovation, procurement and digitisation.
Published 13 September 2016
The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is set to launch a free training and awareness programme to help Scottish construction businesses prepare for the impending implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2.
Published 7 September 2016
Construction Scotland is set to launch a new initiative to help Scottish construction businesses boost their profits by improving their productivity and efficiency.
Published 30 August 2016
Construction Scotland has welcomed this week’s announcement by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon that capital spending on infrastructure projects will be accelerated to support and create employment.
Published 12 August 2016
Construction Scotland and Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) are to host their second joint conference on Tuesday 13 September 2016 at the Hilton Hotel in Glasgow, bringing together hundreds of the industry’s key influencers and decision makers from construction businesses of all sizes.
Published 3 August 2016
Scotland’s construction industry makes a sizeable economic contribution, generating £21.4 billion per year and employing over 170,000 people and delivering 10 per cent of Scotland’s GVA (£8.7bn).
Published 4 February 2016
Tackling skills shortages and developing the use of new building techniques have been highlighted as priorities in a new Skills Investment Plan for Scotland’s construction sector released by Skills Development Scotland (SDS).
Published 27 March 2015
A joint event which sought to boost opportunities for the construction sector north of the border has been hailed as a huge success.
Published 4 February 2015
The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC), which was launched in October, has formed a partnership with InnovateUK to boost opportunities for the sector north of the Border.
Published 2 February 2015
The UK construction industry has witnessed the first year-on-year contraction in output since May 2013 following a sharp dip in August, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Published 10 October 2014
The vital role that innovation has to play in the Scottish construction industry was reinforced by Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP in Glasgow yesterday when she officially launched the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre.
Published 8 October 2014
The Laing O’Rourke name is synonymous with some of the world’s most iconic construction projects – The London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Park, Canary Wharf, Heathrow Terminals 2A and 5, Port Botany Terminal, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, and Hong Kong Metro to name just a few.
Published 3 October 2014