McCarthy and Stone’s regional managing director in Scotland, Jonathan Fair, has been appointed to Construction Scotland’s Industry Leadership Group (ILG). Construction Scotland said it made the appointment as it continues to bring together key figures from the private and public sector t
Construction Scotland has expanded its Industry Leadership Group (ILG) with the addition of highly-experienced Balfour Beatty Scotland and Ireland managing director, Hector MacAulay. Over the course of his three-decade career in construction, Hector has gained a wealth of experience across the civil
Procurement reform is right at the top of Construction Scotland’s priority, writes Ron Fraser. Construction touches all our lives, through the houses that we live in, the schools and hospitals that we visit and the roads and bridges that we often use in our daily activities. It’s quite l
Last week’s report urging construction industry leaders to “take ownership” for driving change in the sector has been welcomed by industry leadership organisation Construction Scotland. The report, from a committee of MSPs, said more “industry-wide leadership” is n
A new strategic leadership forum has been formed to develop a shared action plan between government and industry. Leadership organisation Construction Scotland said the forum will enable the Scottish Government to deliver its economic infrastructure and built environment aims, while also supporting
Construction Scotland has launched its new strategy for the next four years, with the aim of the industry becoming more sustainable, productive, innovative and profitable, enhancing its contribution to Scotland’s economy. The launch took place during the Deputy First Minister John Swinney&rsqu
Ken Munro Construction Scotland has announced the appointment of Ken Munro to its Industry Leadership Group (ILG).
Secondary pupils from schools in Glasgow, Stirling, Perth and Musselburgh took part in a two-day traditional building skills event held at the Scottish Parliament this week. The hands-on practical workshops provided 13 to 15 year olds with the chance to discover more about traditional skills apprent
Chris Shaw Chris Shaw, associate development director of regeneration company Urban Splash, provides his view on Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s newly launched Innovation Factory.
Hundreds of delegates were among the first to see Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s pioneering new £2 million Innovation Factory as it launched today with a major industry event. Located at Hamilton International Technology Park in South Lanarkshire and supported by Scottish Funding Counc
The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is gearing up for a productive 2017 as it prepares to open the doors to its new innovation and collaboration facility to construction companies across Scotland. The Scottish construction sector employs 170,000 people - 10 per cent of all Scottish jo
Lynsey Lennon By Lynsey Lennon, performance team leader - alliance management, Scottish Water
Ed Monaghan By Ed Monaghan, chair of Construction Scotland and CEO of Mactaggart & Mickel Group
Over 400 of the Scottish construction industry’s key influencers and decision makers are set to gather today to discuss burning topics such as productivity, innovation, procurement and digitisation. Hosted by BBC journalist David Henderson, the Construction Scotland and Innovation Centre Conferenc
The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is set to launch a free training and awareness programme to help Scottish construction businesses prepare for the impending implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2. Delivered by CSIC and supported by Scottish Enterprise, Scott