A primary school designed by architectural practice Keppie has beat off competition from 70 rival projects to win ‘Education Building of the Year’ at the 2014 Society for Construction and Architecture in Local Authorities (SCALA) Awards.
New transport minister Derek Mackay was in the north-east today to mark the start of construction work on a notorious bottleneck on the A96 at Inveramsay Bridge. The minister said the new £10 million scheme will bring significant benefits for road users, and reflects the Scottish Government’s det
Delegation on tour of CCG’s Off Site Manufacturing facility A delegation of esteemed business people from China have visited CCG’s innovative Off-Site Manufacturing (OSM) facility as part of a fact finding mission in Scotland.
Work has commenced on a significant deep soil mixing project to support a new residential development in Dundee. Ground Developments Ltd (GDL) is involved in a project to develop land at Hillside Halls, Yarrow Terrace, in the city and their deep soil mixing is providing a solution to challenging gr
By Sean McCulloch, trainee quantity surveyor at City Building Everyone wants to be successful no matter what industry you’re in. But success isn’t handed to you – you have to work hard for it and take advantage of opportunities when they come your way. This is what I’ve done and it’s serve
The main contractor has been revealed for the new Lyell Centre for Earth and Marine Science and Technology, which will be the Scottish headquarters for the British Geological Survey (BGS) as well as a major joint BGS/Heriot-Watt University research centre for geological, petroleum and marine scienc
Balfour Beatty gathered 59 of its engineering construction apprentices at a recent ‘Investing in our Future’ event to demonstrate the significant potential career opportunities available to them on completion of their apprenticeships.
Glassford Primary School is to get a £2.8 million replacement after South Lanarkshire Council gave the plans the green light. The proposal, the latest under the council’s £800m Primary Schools Modernisation Programme, was rubber-stamped by councillors at this month’s Planning committee.
(from left) Ulrich Steinmetz, John Burke and Bailie Liz Cameron A topping out ceremony that blended a mix of Glaswegian and German traditions has been held at CONNECT110NS in Queen Street, a new office development led by BAM Properties.