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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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Stewart Dalgarno, project director at the Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) initiative, discusses how climate targets can be met within the house building industry. The end of the UN’s climate change conference COP26 marked the beginning of the hard work req

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James Ellis, chair of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Construction Interest Group, discusses the state of marketing skills within the construction industry. It’s difficult to think of an industry which is more understood, yet at the same time misunderstood, than marketing. Most peopl

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Showhome design is a constantly evolving art form. In this article, Queensberry Properties’ sales and marketing director, Hazel Davies, speaks with creative director, Suzanne Thomas of Blocc Interiors, on how to ensure new-build homes have a cutting-edge appearance. By its very nature, interio

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