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Galliford Try has created the new role of low carbon construction lead as it develops its capabilities in helping clients to lower whole-life carbon from its projects. Poppy Parsons moves from the role of senior design manager at Galliford Try, building on the appointment of Phil Tompkins as directo

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David Broomer is to retire from the role of group chairman at Currie & Brown at the end of December, marking the end of a 51-year career – his entire working life - with the firm. David became a partner in 1980, the youngest partner in the company’s history, and in 1999 moved in

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Will Smith has been appointed as the new managing director by mechanical and electrical engineering provider Balfour Beatty Kilpatrick. Will has over 20 years of experience in the building services, property and construction sectors, encompassing a variety of commercial and senior leadership ro

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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

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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.

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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

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Police have busted a Lego trafficker who allegedly tried to resell up to $10,000 worth of merchandise shoplifted from a rival store.

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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.