CECA Scotland

Infrastructure-led recovery fuels optimism within Scotland's civils sector

New research has revealed that optimism in Scotland’s civil engineering sector has reached a six-year high but warnings remain that a shortage of materials could hamper its recovery from the pandemic.

Published 2 June 2021

Scottish Civil Engineering Awards launched for 2020/21

The search is on for Scotland’s top engineering and construction projects with the launch of the 2020/21 Scottish Civil Engineering Awards.

Published 21 April 2021

Signs of sustained recovery in Scottish civils sector

Scotland's civil engineering contractors have further grounds for confidence following the release of the latest Workload Trends Survey, conducted by the trade association CECA Scotland.

Published 8 February 2021

CICV Forum asks industry experts to reveal their wish-list for 2021 and beyond

Cooperation and collaboration, greater worker welfare and a top-to-bottom revolution of the construction sector are all top of the Christmas wish-list for members of the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum).

Published 17 December 2020

Scottish civils workloads rebound but material supply issues at five year high

Workloads and order books in Scotland's civil engineering sector have rebounded significantly during Q3 of 2020 in sharp contrast to the rest of Great Britain, according to CECA Scotland.

Published 29 October 2020

CICV Forum calls for measures to improve cashflow and save businesses after lockdown

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has presented the Scottish Government with a paper of comprehensive recommendations to ease the cashflow crisis as the group continues fighting to save Scotland’s construction sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 30 April 2020

Deadline extended for Scottish Civil Engineering Awards

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the deadline for the prestigious Scottish Civil Engineering Awards 2020 has been extended for six weeks.

Published 21 April 2020

Construction bodies form coronavirus forum to call for urgent help for firms

A group of respected construction industry bodies has issued a joint call for a number of simple actions which it claims the Scottish Government could introduce immediately to help with cashflow and protect jobs against the “crippling” background of coronavirus.

Published 23 March 2020

Scottish Civil Engineering Awards launched

The search is on for Scotland’s top engineering and construction projects with the launch of the 2020 Scottish Civil Engineering Awards.

Published 2 March 2020

Scottish civils workloads rise for first time in two years

Workloads in Scotland’s civils sector are finally on the rise following two years on the slide.

Published 29 October 2019

Dundee's V&A scoops top Scottish civil engineering award

Dundee’s V&A Museum of Design has been hailed for its contribution to Scotland as the winners of the 2019 Scottish Civil Engineering Awards were announced by CECA Scotland.

Published 24 September 2019

Civils trade body bemoans sixth consecutive drop in workloads

Workloads in Scotland’s civils sector have now fallen for a staggering six consecutive quarters leading to calls for more investment in the country’s infrastructure.

Published 20 May 2019

350 job losses feared as Galliford Try to close parts of Scottish operation

Struggling construction firm Galliford Try has announced its intention to close much of its business in Scotland.

Published 1 May 2019

Saltire launches civil engineering awards

The search is on for Scotland’s top engineering and construction projects with the launch of the prestigious Saltire Civil Engineering Awards for 2019.

Published 30 April 2019

CECA Scotland dinner raises vital funds to fight MND

Guests attending CECA Scotland's Annual Dinner and Awards last week helped raise over £8000 for Doddie Weir's charity, My Name'5 Doddie Foundation.

Published 5 April 2019