Balfour Beatty

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Balfour Beatty group chief executive Leo Quinn has been recognised for his ‘Outstanding Industry Leadership’. Construction show London Build - which welcomes over 35,000 attendees and more than 500 speakers each year - praised Leo for his significant contribution to the construction and

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One of Scotland’s most complex and challenging civil engineering projects of recent years – the multi-million-pound reinstatement of the Cairngorm funicular railway – is entering its final stages, though final costs are believed to be around £9 million higher than initial es

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The Stockingfield Bridge in north Glasgow has won the 2022 Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) People’s Choice Award, which recognises civil engineering projects that have made a positive impact on their local communities. The two-way spanning cable-stayed pedestrian and cycle bridge opened e

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Public sector procurement authority SCAPE Scotland has appointed Balfour Beatty to deliver up to £750 million of major civil engineering works across the country via its next generation civil engineering framework. Running for a period of four years from 2023, with an option to be extended for

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Heather Bryant, director of health, safety and environment, explores how Balfour Beatty is taking an active approach to designing out risk across its operations. It is no secret that our industry is inherently dangerous and getting our people home safely every day is one of our biggest areas of focu

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Improved calculated holiday pay for electricians employed by Balfour Beatty has been secured following a campaign by the Unite union. From January 2023, Balfour Beatty has agreed that all electricians employed under the terms of the Joint Industry Board (JIB) or Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB),

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) has selected Balfour Beatty to restore its Grade-A Listed, Temperate and Tropical Palm Houses. The two-year, £12.5 million contract will see Balfour Beatty replace deteriorating and damaged stonework, roof structures and windows to meet the statutory o

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A 121-metre mythical serpent will form the centrepiece of the artwork being installed on the site of the new Stockingfield Bridge in north west Glasgow. The work of the project’s art curator Nichol Wheatley, the Beithir, a large snakelike creature in Gaelic folklore, is one of 11 art projects

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Balfour Beatty has upgraded its expectations for the full year following a positive first half of the year. Announced its 2022 half-year financial results, the contractor reported a 42% rise in underlying profit from operations at £85 million.

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Colleagues across Balfour Beatty in Scotland have teamed up with addiction and homelessness charity Steps for Hope to raise more than £140,000 to support people in need in Edinburgh through a variety of activities and initiatives. The most recent fundraising initiative, supported by the Univer

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The new Broadford Hospital on Skye has been officially opened by the cabinet secretary for health and social care, Humza Yousaf. It is one of two new community hospitals delivered by hub North Scotland on behalf of NHS Highland in a £40 million project. The other hospital, the Badenoch and Str

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The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity has teamed up with Ford to 'Make it Visible' – a new high-visibility campaign using higher-viz safety vests to grab attention and point people in the direction of help when needed. The commercial vehicle provider is stepping in to help combat the is

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