More than 400,000 UK construction workers are set to retire between 2018 and 2023 creating an urgent need to attract a new generation of construction professionals. ‘Craft your Future’, developed by the Chartered Institute of Building, is a construction game aimed at 12-14 year olds that takes p
Andrew Bruce, Mark Williams, Colin Munro Inverness-based HRI Architects has today announced the acquisition of Thomas Munro & Co., one of the oldest architects’ practices in Scotland.
West Dumbartonshire Council’s project to transform the former Exxon site near Bowling has reached a major milestone following the signing of an access agreement with the global firm. The deal will allow the Council onto the Exxon Mobil-owned site to carry out the necessary studies as part of its p
Partnership work between Scottish Borders Council and community groups in Jedburgh is taking place with a view to bidding for funding for the establishment of a Jedburgh Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS). CARS is a funding programme, managed by Historic Environment Scotland, to support to
Anderson Regeneration Phase 4 & 5 – Sanctuary Scotland Housing. Councillor George Redmond, Chair of Transforming Communities A missing link in one of Scotland’s most famous streets will be restored thanks to a £60 million regeneration project.
The winners of the 2016 Saltire Society Housing Design Awards and the recipient of the Saltire International Travel Bursary were announced at a special ceremony in Edinburgh yesterday. Now in their 79th year, the Saltire Society Housing Design Awards celebrate excellence and achievement in Scottish
‘Right investment, skills and strategy key to infrastructure unlocking economic, environmental and social benefits’ - ICE
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland is calling for infrastructure improvements to be placed at the heart of Scotland’s programme for government to significantly boost local growth, environmental sustainability and quality of life – all backed with the right investment, frameworks a
James Reid Delays in installing passive fire protection could be putting workers at risk, according to one of the UK’s leading passive fire safety specialists.
Roseanna Cunningham Vacant non-domestic properties are to be brought into the water charging regime, Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has confirmed.
FirstGroup director joins Kier board Kier Group has appointed FirstGroup director Constance Baroudel to its board.
As you head to the pub tonight after another hard week be content in the knowledge that you are no different from grafters going back through the millenniums. In fact, some workers who built ancient civilizations spent their entire wage at Happy Hour, it has emerged.
Scottish Building Federation Managing Director Vaughan Hart Confidence amongst Scottish construction employers has fallen by 22 points to minus 19.
The UK’s renewable industry could receive a dual boost from Brexit, according to planning experts at legal firm Pinsent Masons. Over-regulation which stifles new onshore and offshore wind developments could be watered down, while removing State Aid rules could encourage greater manufacturing of th
Building maintenance services company, Alba Facilities Services Ltd, has streamlined its business with an efficiency-boosting software system thanks to a third round of funding from UK Steel Enterprise (UKSE).
Scotland is storming ahead of the rest of the UK in building new homes, according to new figures from the Scottish Government. SNP Housing Minister Kevin Stewart confirmed that the rate of housebuilding in Scotland last year outstripped figures for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.