Energy efficiency measures could save Scottish households millions Over 100,000 energy efficiency measures were installed in homes across Scotland in 2013/14, a new Scottish Government report has confirmed.
Steve Murphy Workers in the construction industry continue to face massive safety failings, an online survey of UCATT members has found.
Green heat technology which could remove Scots households from fuel poverty is being stifled by restrictive planning conditions, according to industry body Scottish Renewables. Air source heat pumps, which can warm buildings using a fraction of the energy of conventional gas boilers, are subject to
A multi-million pound plan to create a new leisure hub at an Aberdeen shopping centre has been given the go-ahead today.
Alex Goodfellow Construction firms could be missing out on much needed revenue due to avoidable delays brought on by winter weather, according to Stewart Milne Timber Systems.
An independent review has vindicated the BRE Trust’s investment in its four UK based University Centres of Excellence. Results from the Research Excellence Framework (REF) ranking, which measures the quality of a university’s research output, found that BRE Trust funded research is world leading
Distillery expansion and bus depot among host of Cairngorms National Park Authority planning approvals
Planning permission for the expansion of a whisky distillery has been granted by the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) among a raft of development approvals.
Argyll-based GSS Marine Services has been appointed to deliver over £1 million of vital infrastructure improvements to Campbeltown Harbour. Argyll and Bute Council chose the Rosneath firm last week to carry out the berthing and on-shore improvement work, which will make the marina a more attractive
New build apartments completed in Dundee
Vaughan Hart Employers in the Scottish construction industry are calling for increased funding to help recruit and train more apprentices and have highlighted critical skills shortages in a number of key trades and managerial positions.
A £150 million canalside “cultural quarter” and housing development has taken a giant leap forward after the City of Edinburgh Council gave it the green light.
Hub South West has appointed Kier Construction to develop a new £7.9 million community and small business hub in Cumbernauld on behalf of North Lanarkshire Council.
Funding for the second phase of a major redevelopment at Sumburgh Airport has been announced by minister for transport and islands, Derek Mackay.
BAM's Andrew Pryke on how 3D printing offering exciting possibilities for construction industry. When the first model T came off Ford’s Detroit production line in 1908, its design and production method transformed the automotive industry, cutting the cost of motoring and making it accessible to e
Sarah Speirs House prices in Scotland will see an average increase of four per cent over the course of next year with rents rising by just over two per cent, according to Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) forecasts.