With the recruitment crisis in construction creating enormous pressure on both contractors and consultants across all roles, Redpath Construction has teamed up with Glasgow Caledonian University with a view to developing its own site managers. Oliver Conroy and Blair MacDonald, who are stu
Glasgow construction firm City Building has announced the addition of three new quantity surveyors after two former apprentice joiners and a former apprentice plumber graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University. Karen Morton, Mark McColgan and Christopher McCunnie each joined City Building as appre
Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are to create a video game that will educate the construction industry on new weather-based insurance policies. Construction projects can be halted by heavy rain or high winds, which can lead to costly delays. There are new ‘smart policies' on
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is to lend its expertise to an Ayrshire-based engineering company in a bid to address a sector-wide skills shortage. GCU researchers will work with Precision Tooling Services Ltd (PTS) as part of a £211,000 Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to increase it
The regeneration of canals and rivers in cities around the world can lead to a decrease in mortality rates in surrounding locations and reducing the gap between deprived and affluent communities, according to new research. In a global first, the study led by Glasgow Caledonian University in partners
Glasgow City Council has enlisted Austin-Smith:Lord to lead a multi-disciplinary team of local and international consultants to prepare pioneering planning frameworks for the future of four city centre districts.
Digital apps can help construction project designers create safer buildings by improving their knowledge of hazards during the design phase, new research has shown. Research funded by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), and conducted by researchers from Glasgow Caledonian Unive