Govan to Partick footbridge gains planning approval

Plans to build a new pedestrian crossing spanning the River Clyde between Govan and Partick has been approved by Glasgow City Council.

Published 8 June 2021

Jacobs to lead Dundee active travel study

Dundee City Council has appointed consultants Jacobs to investigate active transport links between the Western Gateway and the city’s amenities.

Published 20 May 2021

Final designs published for Govan to Partick footbridge

Glasgow City Council has unveiled the final designs of a pedestrian crossing which will connect Govan and Partick.

Published 10 February 2020

BAM Nuttall set to win £19m Sighthill bridge deal

Work to construct a new pedestrian bridge over the M8 in Glasgow is due to begin next month.

Published 13 January 2020

And finally... Engineer completes 4.7m Lego model of Forth Bridge

A Scottish civil engineer is hoping that Lego will choose his design of the Forth Bridge for a future box set after spending a painstaking four months building a 4.7 metre model of the landmark.

Published 2 August 2019

GCU launches major expansion of Graduate Apprenticeships

More people will gain access to engineering and construction education after Glasgow Caledonian University secured £5.4 million to become one of Scotland's largest providers of Graduate Apprenticeships.

Published 14 February 2019

Jacobs and Aecom to lead strategic transport review

Work to shape the future of Scotland’s transport infrastructure investment has taken a step forward.

Published 3 January 2019

Glasgow unveils 'Street in the Sky' bridge plan for M8

New images of a proposed pedestrian and cycle bridge over the M8 that will link North Glasgow to the city centre have been unveiled as the local authority prepares to submit the development for planning.

Published 26 November 2018

Jacobs appointed to lead Edinburgh city centre transformation

Jacobs has been awarded a contract to help develop the strategy, delivery plan and detailed business case for the transformation of Edinburgh city centre.

Published 20 September 2018

Official opening for Balfour Beatty’s new £38m railway station in Dundee

Dundee’s new £38 million railway station officially opened its doors for the first time today.

Published 9 July 2018

Three contractors secure places on £750m Clyde Commercial Framework

Kier Graham Defence, Morgan Sindall and VolkerStevin have been appointed to deliver a broad range of building, civil engineering and mechanical / electrical works as part of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation’s (DIO) prestigious new £750 million Clyde Commercial Framework (CCF).

Published 17 May 2018

Longman roundabout upgrade design contract awarded

Work to improve the well-known Inverness traffic bottleneck took another step forward today after Transport Scotland announced the intention to award a contract to carry out option assessment and design work on the A9/A82 Longman roundabout improvement scheme.

Published 31 August 2017

Jacobs to buy CH2M for $3.27bn

Professional services provider Jacobs Engineering Group is to acquire engineering-services firm CH2M Hill Cos Ltd to create a global solutions provider employing 74,000 people.

Published 2 August 2017

Jacobs to conduct study on Borders Railway extension prospects

Extending the Borders railway will be one of the options considered by a new study looking at improving transport provision in the south of Scotland across all modes including road, rail and public transport.

Published 10 April 2017

Four design firms chasing £50m A96 upgrade contract

Four design consultancies or joint ventures are to be invited to bid for the contract for a 26-mile stretch of the A96 from east of Huntly to Aberdeen.

Published 4 April 2017