The Court of Session has refused to allow an appeal into an £800,000 construction award made by an arbitrator following a contract dispute between two parties. A judge dismissed the bid for a proposed “legal error appeal” in terms of rules 69 and 70 of the Scottish Arbitration Rules after rulin
Colin Eadie, director of CR Smith Manufacturing at the factory in Cowdenbeath The commercial arm of windows and conservatories company CR Smith, which employs 90 at its factory in Fife, has reported a rise in both turnover and gross profits for the year ending 29 February 2016.
New Forfar Community Campus opens The £38.9 million Forfar Community Campus opened its doors for the first time today.
BAM Nuttall is trialling a new kind of hard hat that measures brain activity to trigger an alarm when workers suffer mental fatigue. The Construction Enquirer reports that the SmartCap technology was first developed for truck drivers in Australia’s mining industry. It is now being put to work on B
George Fraser, chief executive of Tulloch Homes outside a development in Inverness Tulloch Homes has unveiled a £250 million vision to build 800 new homes in Inverness on land near the West Link road project.
The new Raith Underpass at Junction 5 of the M74 has been officially opened following a complex and challenging three-year construction programme. Set to dramatically improve the heavily congested junction near Hamilton in South Lanarkshire, the new A725 underpass, which runs below the M74 motorway,
Sarah Beale The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is embarking on the biggest consultation the organisation has ever undertaken, with all in-scope employers being asked to give their views on the Levy proposal for 2018.
Rudi Klein The UK’s top 12 construction companies are collectively owed over £1 billion of cash retentions, with a large percentage of this having a direct impact on SMEs in their supply chains, according to new figures.
Blog: Satellite business districts turn up the heat as city centre speculative commercial buildings remain frozen
Ian Manson Ian Manson of Clyde Gateway on breaking the chronic office space conundrum.
The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is the latest organisation to join the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) and add its voice to a growing membership of influential organisations which share its ambitions for raising home improvements standards and protecting UK consumers. The FMB will w
An exhibition of cinematic street photography is to document the life of Glasgow’s people and the contrasts in architecture. Some of the ‘Glasgow Shadows’ collection, by award winning photographer Robin Johnston, has been featured in high-profile exhibitions around Scotland, most recently at t
Work begins on Carnoustie golf centre extension Work has begun on the extension to the golf centre at Carnoustie links.
A Scottish firm that has developed a way of making roads out of plastic has launched a crowdfunding campaign to take its patented idea worldwide. The three founders of MacRebur are seeking a £590,000 equity raise to grow and develop their world changing business, which is already disrupting the UK
Oxgangs Primary School Scotland’s leading architects have warned that all public buildings constructed in the 21st century should be urgently inspected to assess the potential danger from major latent defects.
David Knight, managing director of Avant Homes Scotland, at the Calderbrook development in Glasgow Scottish housebuilder Avant Homes has revealed plans for 385 new homes across three new developments in the Central Belt, with a combined value of £94 million.