Public sector development partner hub South West Scotland (hub SW) has announced new partnership agreements with their Tier 1 construction partners following a recent refresh process.
Three of Kier Group's infrastructure services units are to be consolidated into two in a division restructure for the firm. From 1 July 2023, the group’s current business streams of highways, utilities and infrastructure will be known as transportation and natural resources, nuclear & netw
JR Scaffold Services, a division of The JR Group, has erected a significant scaffold structure around one of Paisley’s most well-known cultural landmarks – Paisley Museum - as the Grade A-listed building undergoes a major renovation project.
Public sector procurement authority SCAPE has launched an enhanced Building Information Management (BIM) offering across its national construction frameworks.
Kier has been appointed by Aberdeen City Council and NHS Grampian to deliver the new £30 million Aberdeen Integrated Mortuary at the Foresterhill Health Camp.
Kier Group has appointed Jamie McKechnie as managing director of Kier Places, its housing maintenance and facilities management business. Jamie McKechnie will take up his new role from 3rd April following the departure of Mark Whittaker who is leaving Kier to take up a role elsewhere in the industry
Around 2,500 female colleagues at Kier will benefit from personalised women’s health support, as the group expands its service offering with digital health app, Peppy.
Kier Group has appointed Louisa Finlay as its chief people officer and part of the group’s executive committee with effect from March 6. Currently Kier Construction’s clients and markets managing director, Louisa will take over from Helen Redfern, who will be leaving Kier after ten succe
Kier Group is putting its support behind the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity, the only charity that provides independent emotional, physical and financial wellbeing support to construction workers and their families, by becoming an annual Company Supporter of the Lighthouse
A special groundbreaking event was held yesterday to mark the start of construction work on the new Currie Community High School. Shirley-Anne Somerville, cabinet secretary for education and skills at the Scottish Government was joined on site by Councillor Joan Griffiths, education, children and fa
Lee Sturdy has joined Kier in the newly created role of science and technology director for its construction business. The move will see Lee lead on Kier Construction’s life sciences capability, setting the strategic direction as it expands its work in this rapidly growing, specialist sec
Kier is working with Protium, a green Hydrogen Energy Services Company, to conduct a feasibility study examining if its highways depots can be powered using green hydrogen.
A masterplan application has been submitted for the Scottish Prison Service’s new HMP Glasgow prison facility, the modern, fit-for-purpose replacement for HMP Barlinnie which is due to open in 2026. The masterplan for the 54-acre site, at the former Provan Gas Works on Royston Road to the nort
Kier's group managing director, construction Liam Cummins is to leave the company at the end of the year. Mr Cummins will continue in post until the end of December and lead the construction business to ensure an orderly transition and handover before taking up a chief executive role outsi
Kier has been appointed by NHS Ayrshire & Arran to deliver a mental health facility at Ayrshire Central Hospital in Irvine. Foxgrove will be the first medium secure adolescent inpatient service for young people in Scotland and has been procured through The Health Facilities Scotland Framework.