Dumfries And Galloway

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Scottish Ministers have today granted approval for the construction and operation of a pumped storage hydro (PSH) electricity generation station in Dumfries and Galloway. Currently operated as a surface coal mine, the Glenmuckloch project will employ around 327 workers in its construction phase and

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Dumfries and Galloway Council has awarded a contract to carry out repairs at a leisure centre after a successful settlement of the legal action against Kier Construction. McLaughlin & Harvey will deliver internal and external repair works at the DG One leisure centre following the council's lega

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An “exclusivity deal” with the preferred bidder to take forward a potential £50 million waterfront investment plan in Stranraer has been extended. Dumfries and Galloway Council and Stena Line entered into a partnership with the McKinney Group last year.

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CMS Window Systems has won a comprehensive building envelope contract valued circa £5 million to manufacture and install curtain walling for the new 350-bed Dumfries & Galloway Hospital. Appointed by main contractor Laing O’Rourke and working to a design by Ryder Architecture, CMS will manufa

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Contracts have been signed to allow construction work to start on the £26.5 million Dalbeattie Learning Campus next month. The facility is being delivered by hub South West on behalf of Dumfries & Galloway Council and in partnership with Graham Construction.

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Over £76 million of financing has been secured for the construction of two onshore wind farms after renewable energy developer Velocita received planning permission for both sites. Construction has already started Airies wind farm in Dumfries and Galloway, and the Sorbie wind farm in North Ayrshire

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An environmentally-friendly energy firm has unveiled plans to build an experimental green energy park at a former Scottish nuclear plant in Dumfries and Galloway. Scotia Global Energy said the hybrid power station intended to radically reduce carbon dioxide emissions, which would be built on a 90 he

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A progress report on repairs to Dumfries and Galloway Council’s flagship leisure centre has been put on hold to allow mediation talks between the local authority and its contractors. Remedial works at DG One in Dumfries were due to begin in the autumn but workers have yet to appear on the site.

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An independent report into a key element of the Stranraer waterfront regeneration scheme has said it is both viable and offers value for money. However, the review also found that there could have been better communication and clarity on the slipway and boat hoist project.

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Dumfries and Galloway Council has appointed McKinney Group to bring forward a potential £50 million investment plan for Stranraer Waterfront. The Northern Irish firm has agreed to work in partnership with the local authority and Stena Line to bring forward detailed proposals for the regeneration of

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Graham Construction has been appointed the main contractor to demolish or redevelop a range of primary and secondary schools in Dumfries. Plans for investment of £100 million which will affect almost every school in Dumfries have been revealed to the public.

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Magnox Ltd has completed an eight-year project to remove asbestos at the former Chapelcross nuclear plant site one year ahead of schedule and £5 million under budget. The project is thought to be the largest known asbestos strip in Europe.

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NHS Dumfries & Galloway has put five surplus properties plus the site of the former Garrick Hospital in Stranraer up for sale. Measuring approximately 0.61 ha (1.5 acres), the former Garrick Hospital site has had previous planning permission for the development of 23 residential units.

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