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Carla Ribeiro, head of offshore wind advisory UK & Ireland at Ramboll, highlights the importance of decarbonisation and green energy construction following Scotland's offshore wind commitment. Scotland's steadfast commitment to offshore wind reflects its dedication to mitigating climate change a

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Scotland’s target of net zero emissions by 2045 requires change in many sectors – the commercial property market being one of them. A recent Scottish Government consultation cited improving the energy performance of buildings as a key part of its strategy, writes Matt Farrell. In England

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Scottish Construction Now is pleased to publish in full a response to our readers' survey and planning series by Ian Aikman, chair of Heads of Planning Scotland. As chair of Heads of Planning Scotland (HOPS), I felt compelled to write to you after reading your recent editorial in Scottish Constructi

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Rearo MD Graham Mercer argues that the commissioning of some landmark commercial projects could provide a lifeline to developers and contractors affected by a recent decline in housebuilding activity. The construction industry has always been a reliable indicator of the performance of the wider econ

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Continuing this week's focus on Scotland’s Broken Planning System, Allan Rae, land director at Kirkwood Homes, sums up what SCN has heard from many survey respondents by highlighting a lack of resources, the implementation of NPF4 and planning staff working from home. Local authority staf

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Following the release of SCN's survey results on planning delays and the resulting impact on companies in Scotland's construction sector, an architecture practice has reached out to SCN in confidence to share its experience.

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Jo Gilroy, group director of sustainability at Balfour Beatty, discusses the benefits and pitfalls of introducing hydrogen solutions on site at the company’s zero carbon construction site at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh. It’s been a few months since we last updated on our progre

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