BEAR Scotland has raised over £18,500 for Cash for Kids as a number of its key suppliers and subcontractors took part in its annual Charity Golf Day at the Dalmahoy Country Club near Edinburgh. The 4-ball shotgun tournament got underway on the country club’s West Course, with the 72 play
BEAR Scotland has been awarded its fifth consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal for its health and safety performance during 2021. Organisations receiving a RoSPA Gold Award are recognised as upholding high standards in health and safety practice. Every year, nearly 2,000 entrants vie for the accolade in the
The Scottish Government has committed to investing £33 million to maintain the Kessock Bridge over the Beauly Firth. Jenny Gilruth, the minister for transport, said: "The Kessock Bridge has become an iconic part of Scotland’s road network, with 335 million vehicles estimated to have used
An 80-metre section of the Kincardine Bridge is to be replaced, in a major upgrade for the Category A listed structure. Tender documents were issued on Friday for a contract with an estimated value of £16 million.
Multi-disciplinary bridge works specialist Spencer Group has come up with a unique method to carry out essential works on an historic structure. Spencer Group is carrying out the design, construction, installation and maintenance of a temporary walkway for Grade II listed Connel Bridge, close to Oba
Road operation and maintenance services provider BEAR Scotland has delivered significant improvements across the south east trunk road network in the first quarter of 2022, thanks to investment of £25 million by Transport Scotland.
BEAR Scotland has added to its senior team with two key appointments to its bridges team. David Bishop and James Petrie will help the trunk road maintenance company deliver the Scottish Trunk Road Network Management Contract for the South East Unit on behalf of Transport Scotland.
A new £1.1 million catch-pit has been completed at the Rest and Be Thankful to provide additional resilience to the A83. Approximately 120m long and around 12m wide, the catch-pit is capable of holding around 4,500 tonnes of debris material from a potential landslip.
BEAR Scotland has taken delivery of six new electric powered vans, bringing the total number of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles in its South East Scotland fleet to thirteen. This means that 10% of all BEAR Scotland’s vehicles in the South East are now fully electric powered.
Road maintenance giant BEAR Scotland has launched a scholarship for civil engineering students at Edinburgh Napier University in memory of former chairman Bill Taylor. From the academic year 2021/22 onwards, the Bill Taylor Scholarship (BEAR Scotland) will provide £3400 to support an unde