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Jed Smith and Taylor Wimpey East Scotland site manager Allan Anderson. Taylor Wimpey apprentice bricklayer proves he’s the top level

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Procurement organisation Scape Group has appointed Robertson as lead contractor to the Scottish lot of a £7 billion national construction framework. With a total value of £750 million, the Major Works Scotland framework includes projects such as regeneration schemes, schools, universities and coll

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The average decision time for major housing developments has improved by more than nine weeks over the last three months though decisions for local housing developments have slowed down, according to new figures. Latest quarterly statistics on planning applications decided in October to December 201

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Balfron High School in Stirling was forced to close for repairs last year The private finance initiative (PFI) funding mechanism which paid for hundreds of new schools during Labour’s years in power at Holyrood will cost local authorities £426.8 million in this financial year alone, new analysis

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Donald MacKinnon Ahead of the introduction of the apprenticeship levy which comes into force tomorrow, director of legal services at Law At Work, Donald MacKinnon, reflects on the implications this will have on UK businesses.

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Concerns have been raised by union Unite over the safety of windfarms after two workers were killed last month in Scotland. The first victim, 37-year-old Antonio Linares, was killed when he fell at Scottish Power's Kilgallioch Windfarm site in South Ayrshire on March 15. Mr Linares was working for c

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Corecut’s managing director Finlay Crocker (right) receiving the award for the Roads, Bridges & Airports category from Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) President Kevin Baron Diamond Drilling specialist’s Queen Street work recognised at prestigious Las Vegas gathering

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A major new film studio looks set to receive planning permission after the Scottish Government said it was minded to approve plans for the development. Planning permission was agreed in principle yesterday after ministers overturned a decision against the studio, which will be built on green-belt la

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