Employers in the Scottish construction sector are ‘cautiously optimistic’ about future prospects for the industry as 42 per cent expect to take on more workers over the next three years. However, the reduction in industry employment experienced in recent years combined with a steadily ageing wor
The Hunterston ILW and SILWE site Balfour Beatty has been appointed by Magnox to deliver the £34m Solid Intermediate Level Waste Encapsulation (SILWE) contract at the Hunterston A former power station in North Ayrshire.
The firm behind the £150 million Caltongate development in Edinburgh’s Old Town has announced that work is set to begin before the end of the year. Artisan Real Estate Investors said that demolition works have now started with building work expected begin in November, according to The Scotsman.
Pauline McCabe, SHE Manager for Kier Construction being presented by Frances Richardson, RoSPA Director of Operations (right) Kier Construction’s Scotland business has been recognised for the fourth consecutive year for its exemplary approach to health & safety by The Royal Society for the Pre
Dundee’s Caird Park has been chosen as the location for the multi-million pound Regional Performance Centre for Sport, city council leader Ken Guild has confirmed. The Evening Telegraph reports that a working group led by the local authority will now take forward plans for the centre at the park,
BAM Properties and Taylor Clark Properties have announced plans to jointly develop 300,000sq ft. of space in Atlantic Square, Glasgow to offer one of the largest office developments in the city. Their joint venture is about to seek planning permission from Glasgow City Council.
The value of community-based projects such as health centres, schools and council buildings either under construction or open that are being delivered through the Scotland-wide hub programme has increased 58 per cent during the first six months of the 2014/15 financial year, and is supporting thousa
Glasgow City Council has today approved the next steps required to deliver the £250 million regeneration of the Sighthill area of the city which will see almost 800 new homes and a new school campus providing new sports and community facilities.