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Highland Council has awarded the B9090 White Bridge Realignment Scheme to Dingwall-based R J McLeod (Contractors) Ltd with a tender assessed value of £2.65 million. The work will provide a local realignment of the B9090 with a new unrestricted bridge crossing over the River Nairn upstream of the ex

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The final phase of works to alleviate flood risk to the communities of Smithton and Culloden has begun. Morrison Construction is now on site for the largest phase of the Smithton & Culloden Flood Protection Scheme which will protect 129 properties that would otherwise be at risk of a flooding du

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(from left) Calum Macaulay, chief executive Albyn Housing Society; Dawn Kane, business development manager, Bancon Construction; Scott Clark, project manager, Bancon Construction; Brian McGuiness, contracts manager, Bancon Construction. Front: Yvonne Simpson, asset investment officer at Albyn Housin

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The Macallan distillery and visitor centre in Speyside The Macallan Distillery & Visitor Experience in Speyside has been named among 20 “exceptional” buildings across the UK to have been nominated for the Wood Awards 2018 shortlist.

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The National Trust for Scotland has announced plans to transform its visitor centre at Glencoe investing in improvements which will allow visitors to learn about the world-famous site in a more immersive way than the current centre. Glencoe’s wonder, wildlife, historical importance and cultural si

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Highland Council has appointed Morgan Sindall to carry out a £4 million extension and refurbishment contract for Smithton Primary School in Inverness. Enabling works started in April, comprising the installation of decant accommodation, additional car parking and associated external works. These ha

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Springfield Properties has submitted plans for 133 homes across two new developments in the coastal village of Ardersier. The first application of 117 private and affordable homes covers 6ha of land off Nairn Road. The private homes include a mix of 87 flats, terraced and semi-detached homes surroun

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Artist's impression of a UK spaceport. Credit: Perfect Circle PV A remote peninsula in Sutherland has been chosen as the home of the UK's first spaceport.

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Springfield Properties has submitted plans to Highland Council for 94 private and affordable homes just off Kilmore Road in Drumnadrochit. The plans include designs for private two, three and four bedroom homes. Among the 25 affordable homes on the site, flats, semi-detached houses and bungalows hav

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Morrison Construction has been awarded an Excellent Construction Award from CEEQUAL with a score of 82.5% for the Tornagrain Pump Away Scheme. The Civil Engineering Environmental Quality Assessment and Awards Scheme (CEEQUAL) is an international sustainability scheme delivered by the Building Resear

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(from left) Philippe Schaus, CEO of parent company Moët Hennessy; Marc Hoellinger, CEO and President of The Glenmorangie Company, and Mike Horner of Blyth + Blyth engineering consultancy Highland distillery Glenmorangie has broken ground on a new still house as part of a multi-million-pound expansi

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Inverness Airport has been identified as the preferred location for a proposed remote towers control centre for seven regional airports. Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) said a scoping study from consultants Ekos, setting out why Inverness should be the preferred location, has been acce

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A £100 million compensation claim against a contractor following a tunnel collapse at a new Highland hydro-electric scheme is to go to the UK Supreme Court. Earlier this year, energy firm SSE Generation won more than £100m in compensation in a claim against contractor Hochtief who designed and bui

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