Regeneration company Urban Union has welcomed seven new staff as it celebrates growth in the first half of 2017. The joint venture between McTaggart Construction and Robertson Group Holdings has strengthened its team across the business from graduate hires to senior management.
Network Rail is to enable third parties to build and invest in its railway infrastructure projects as part of sweeping new procurement reforms. Network Rail invests almost £130 million in Britain’s railways every week, with over 15,000 live projects on its books.
Scotland’s housebuilding sector is performing well despite the increasing political and economic pressures threatened by Brexit, business and financial advisor Grant Thornton has said. Using statistics obtained from a Homes for Scotland report, Grant Thornton said the industry has become increasin
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre is to officially launch its pioneering Innovation Factory at an industry event next month. The £3 million centre, located at Hamilton International Technology Park in Lanarkshire, will allow anyone within the construction industry to access 30,000 sq. ft. of
Historical maritime buildings in the harbour of Wick in Caithness will be brought back into operation when renovated to act as the hub for one of the largest new offshore wind farms in the UK. Work is well underway to build the £2.6 billion, 84 turbine offshore wind farm in the outer Moray Firth. D
A new Ayr Academy secondary school is set to open later this month after being delivered by Kier Construction and hub South West Scotland on behalf of South Ayrshire Council. Ayr Academy, whose origins can be traced back to 1233 but did not come to be known by its present name until 1796, has moved
Jamie Nelson, Jenn Hood and Claire McArthur DYW Glasgow is promoting the variety of routes on offer to young people if they do not receive the results they were hoping for on Scottish Exam Results Day 2017.
John Low, MD of Stewart Milne Homes North, and Carole Baxter from Beechgrove Garden Communities up and down the UK could benefit from greener, more attractive communal spaces as part of a Stewart Milne Group campaign to give back to the regions in which it works.
Organisers of the Carbuncle Awards, handed out each year in recognition of Scotland’s “most dismal town”, have said the initiative is to make way for a new prize which looks to take a more “positive” view of the nation’s built environment. The Carbuncles, which launched at the turn of th