Opinion

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Ryan Fletcher, managing director at Cullross Ltd and senior director at jmarchitects, looks at developing new homes for the future and the important role that modern methods of construction, including off-site units, are playing. I have been in and around building sites since I was a boy and ha

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Guy Marsden, director of Highbridge Properties, which is developing the Magenta Business Park with Clyde Gateway, looks at the growing importance that office occupiers are placing on ESG (environment, social and governance) credentials and why they are becoming increasingly important factors in the

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Cruden Group's head of HR Joanne Hadwin looks at the changing world of construction with new methods and materials being introduced and how embedding this knowledge across the workforce will be an important part of ensuring that the industry can improve on the quality of homes being built for a more

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In light of the current crisis unfolding in Ukraine, cost consultancy expert Kenny Telfer discusses renewable energy and how we can scale up to reduce reliance on Russian gas. Many people I've been speaking to recently have expressed frustration, helplessness and devastation at the recent

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Sandra Cassels provides an overview of the approach to cladding in Scotland and addresses three discrete points: building Regulations, RICS Guidance and rights of recourse for owners/government assistance. Building Regulations

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RDK Construction managing director Billy Kirkwood shares the 30-year story of the firm. Thirty years ago on the 25th February 1992, Robert and I set out on our first joint venture together under the banner of RDK Construction Ltd. We are both joiners to trade and had already gained development

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As planning minister Tom Arthur prepares to give evidence to the Local Government, Housing & Planning Committee this morning, Homes for Scotland head of local & regional planning Liz Hamilton says the draft NPF4 document fails to recognise the current housing crisis and is likely to fur

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Common sense suggests that building houses in factories and screwing them together on site is the most efficient way of creating homes. But generally, that’s not the way we do it. So we brought two pioneers of modular construction together to explain it all on our sister publication's Sco

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With changes to legislation expected and disruptions to materials and supply chains rife in 2021 set to continue, Geoff Smith, dealer manager at mini-excavator manufacturer Kubota UK, discusses what the construction industry is likely to face in the coming months.

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