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Dispute resolution specialist Ian Timlin outlines nine things to be considered if faced with contractor insolvency. As a result of the pandemic, we have seen, and advised on, numerous instances where main contractors have downed tools or closed sites. In some cases, this has been a tempora

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Shirley Evatt at Will Rudd Davidson, who is the lead engineer on the project to transform the old Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh into the university's new Edinburgh Futures Institute, discusses the challenges of the project as well as her views on women in engineering. Two centuries ago, very few

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SCN's Just a Minute interview feature returns with Spectrum Properties managing director Bill Roddie. How did you get started in the industry? Hard work and determination. I judged that the property sector was the right one for me and decided to get involved. As they say, the world stopped

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Heat networks have not been widely adopted in the UK due to a lack of regulation and resulting lack of consumer confidence. They also require significant upfront capital costs. As Scotland is the first nation within the UK to bring out legislation in this area, Sarah-Jane McArthur and Sara

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As the government continues to push the construction industry to move more of the building process off-site and into factories, Roddy Cormack, construction specialist at law firm Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP, explores a conundrum which must be solved if the industry is to thrive in this area

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Effective marketing materials are essential for buyers to make the biggest purchase of their lives, ideally combining digital and real-world resources. Queensberry Properties’ sales and marketing director, Hazel Davies, explores the latest initiatives. Compared to many industries, the house bu

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Following the launch of a Police Scotland campaign aimed at tackling modern slavery concerns within the construction sector, Ramsay Hall outlines what modern slavery actually involves and what can be done when there's concern about its presence in the supply chain. Exploitation of people c

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Fabricator and constructor Cleveland Bridge looks at the bridges where technology has fronted innovative design. It’s easy to forget how far we’ve come with regards to bridge engineering. Our favourite bridges become a part of our natural environment. They are monuments no less than the

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