Construction Scotland

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Scotland’s construction industry makes a sizeable economic contribution, generating £21.4 billion per year and employing over 170,000 people and delivering 10 per cent of Scotland’s GVA (£8.7bn). Construction Scotland aims to be the leadership organisation and act as a voice for the constructi

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Tackling skills shortages and developing the use of new building techniques have been highlighted as priorities in a new Skills Investment Plan for Scotland’s construction sector released by Skills Development Scotland (SDS). Published today, the new strategy follows consultations with employers,

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Simon Hart, innovation platform leader at InnovateUK, Bruce McClelland, head of built environment at Knowledge Transfer Network and Stephen Good, chief executive of Construction Scotland Innovation Centre outside the venue for the event A joint event which sought to boost opportunities for the const

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The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC), which was launched in October, has formed a partnership with InnovateUK to boost opportunities for the sector north of the Border. Supported by the Scottish Funding Council and Scottish & Highland and Islands Enterprise, the CSIC is hosting a j

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Nicola Sturgeon and Bill McBride view Philadelphia from 115m high courtesy of Heriot Watt’s ICE project at The Construction Scotland Annual Conference The vital role that innovation has to play in the Scottish construction industry was reinforced by Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP in Gl

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New official output figures from the Office of National Statistics have shown that Scotland had seen the greatest improvement in construction activity output in the UK as a whole. The vast majority of the 12 per cent overall increase north of the border in the year to June was from infrastructure pr

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