GMB Scotland

Construction of Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm begins as Dundee nets ‘incredible’ turbine deal

Financial close has been reached on the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm heralding the start of construction on the project which will supply enough low carbon electricity for around 375,000 homes.

Published 28 November 2019

Ineos construction sector agreement ‘a lesson for Scottish councils’

GMB Scotland has welcomed a commitment from Ineos to adhere to a national agreement for engineering and construction workers as part of a £60 million expansion of its Grangemouth site.

Published 13 September 2018

Heathrow expansion ‘good news’ for infrastructure opportunities in Scotland

GMB Scotland has urged Scotland’s industry and politicians not to waste the “once-in-a-generation’ opportunity provided by the UK government’s decision to approve the expansion at Heathrow Airport.

Published 6 June 2018

Construction firm accused of showing ‘utter contempt’ to social dumping fears

Trade unions GMB Scotland and Unite have accused construction giant Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) of treating workers and politicians with “utter contempt” following its response to social dumping fears on the Millerhill Recycling & Energy Recovery Centre (RERC) project.

Published 4 September 2017