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Scottish firm NWH Group has invested £50,000 in preserving ‘bat caves’ at its Middleton Quarry site on the outskirts of Edinburgh. The business acquired Middleton Quarry in 2013 with plans to reinstate the site to grass and woodland by firstly in-filling the excavated area with inert material f

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Research into how different professions are trusted by the public has revealed that tradesmen rank amongst the highest trusted professionals. Home service marketplace, Plentific.com, has revealed that over two thirds (69%) of UK homeowners say that gardeners are the most trusted. This is just one pe

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Two iconic Scottish buildings are being celebrated with the launch of a set of Special Stamps by the Royal Mail. The Scottish Parliament building and the SEC Armadillo in Glasgow feature in the set of 10 images which capture the distinctive lines and shapes of structures across the UK that have beco

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Construction and engineering company BAM Nuttall is rolling out a range of work clothing nationwide, specifically designed for women, following trials on a number of its sites in Scotland, London, Leeds and Newcastle.

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The reason why the concrete which held together the grandeur of ancient Rome's magnificent architecture, and allowed it to endure for centuries after the civilisation itself had long since crumbled, has finally been discovered by modern scientists. Hailed as the world’s strongest, the properties o

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Global coffee shop giant Starbucks has opened its latest store in a 100-year old traditional Japanese townhouse complete with noren curtains for an entrance. Located in the Japanese city of Kyoto within a two-story building, the unique outlet opened for business on June 30 as the world’s first tra

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https://youtu.be/e-DVIQPqS8E A new video has been produced by the people at YouTube's Practical Engineering channel, presented by civil engineer Grady Hillhouse, explains how erosion at the subsurface can lead to sinkholes.

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