Eildon Housing has secured permission from Scottish Borders Council’s executive committee to build a new development of 57 high quality homes in Chirnside.
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Greater standardisation, collaboration and incentivisation are required to make Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) work at scale, according to a group of industry experts.
In the final article in SCN's exclusive four-part Construction Delay Series, Sandra Cassels, partner in the commercial litigation team at Morton Fraser who specialises in construction and engineering disputes, explores whether a contractor is entitled to some additional time in a case wher
A judge in the Outer House of the Court of Session hearing a commercial action by a contractor relating to the Aberdeen Harbour Expansion Project has rejected from proof averments by a supplier of stone that there was agreement that a lower class of material would be supplied than that specified in
Two companies have been fined after a security guard died of hypothermia when he and his colleague were snowed in on a construction site. Ronnie Alexander was on duty at Afton Windfarm construction site near New Cumnock, East Ayrshire on 21 January 2018 during bad weather. The 74-year-old was found
Rugby union legend Gavin Hastings OBE talks to SCN about his playing career, being a qualified surveyor and his new role as a business consultant for The Shore Group in Scotland. For the uninitiated, and possibly SCN’s younger readers, Gavin Hastings is recognised as one of the outstanding rug
A background in nursing may not be the obvious precursor to a career in construction site security, but when an opportunity arose to work for community interest company GTS Solutions, Tracey Smith saw an organisation with an ethos closely aligned to her own values of helping those in need. The only
After last month’s publication of a landmark report which outlined the diversity performance at City Building, Kieran Findlay and Darren Robertson visited the company’s Queenslie Training Centre in Glasgow to ask executive director Dr Graham Paterson about what drives its promotion
SCN speaks to five female members of the architectural team at Mactaggart & Mickel Homes about their roles, balancing home and work priorities, and why designing houses is not ‘plain vanilla’. Contributors:
Doosan Portable Power has launched a new range of small portable compressors for the European market, offering four new models with free air deliveries from 2.5 to 5.0 m³/min (90-180 cfm) and designed with a focus on simplicity, durability, reliability and transportability.
Located at an altitude of 2300 m at the heart of the French Alps, Val Thorens is the highest ski and winter sports resort in Europe.
Doosan has launched the company’s first 21-tonne crawler excavators - the new DX210-7, DX210NLC-7 and DX210LC-7 models, offering a choice of short, long and narrow or long and wide track configurations, respectively.
Network Rail Scotland has put hedgehog-friendly solutions in place at Lanark station to allow the little creatures to move freely in and around railway property.
Young Newarthill boxer Martin Crossan has made his professional debut at St Andrew’s Sporting Club’s Friday Fight Night in the Radisson Blu in Glasgow, with support from Advance Construction Scotland. The super lightweight defeated Georgiou Andreou 40 to 36 in a fourth-round decision, af
Police have busted a Lego trafficker who allegedly tried to resell up to $10,000 worth of merchandise shoplifted from a rival store.
A huge, 12-pointed star has been installed on top of one of the towers of Antoni Gaudí's famous Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona.