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Construction works have commenced on the installation of a new section of Rising Foul Sewer Main between Pickaquoy Road and Ayre Road in Kirkwall, including crossing a section of the Peedie Sea. Orkney Builders (Contractors) Limited have begun the installation of a new section of sewer rising main,&

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Work has started on Papdale East Playpark following approval by Orkney Islands Council of a design by HarrisonStevens Landscape Architects for the rejuvenation of the three-hectare green space in Kirkwall. (from left) Back row: James Wylie (OIC executive director of education, leisure and lifelong l

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Offshore Wind Power Limited (OWPL), the consortium formed by Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, TotalEnergies and Scottish developer Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG), is studying the use of offshore wind to power the production of green hydrogen on an industrial scale on

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Orkney Housing Association has taken further steps to build strongly out of the COVID pandemic, support the local construction industry and deliver a significant number of highly energy efficient new affordable houses in Orkney. Latest contract awards worth over £5 million to Orkney Builders (

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A £100 million investment in the future economic prosperity of Orkney, Shetland and the Outer Hebrides was agreed today, as representatives of the UK and Scottish governments joined the leaders of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Orkney Islands Council, and Shetland Island Council to sign the H

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Orkney Islands Council (OIC) has awarded Casey Construction the £3.6 million contract to extend and refurbish St Andrews Primary School. Councillors previously agreed to include the project within the current capital programme.

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Orkney Builders (Contractors) Ltd is pressing forward with plans to create almost 100 new homes at Walliwall, on the outskirts of Kirkwall. The company has submitted planning applications for 97 properties at the site to Orkney Islands Council, with work hoped to begin early in the new year.

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Orkney Housing Association Ltd (OHAL) has awarded contracts to two local construction firms for the delivery of 20 new affordable homes. Bob Clouston from R Clouston Ltd, Donald Wylie from WRC Construction Ltd along with Craig Spence and Richard Flett from Orkney Housing Association

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Researchers are developing a 5G-powered digital twinning system that will map out the Orkney Islands’ energy system. The demonstrator will be used to engage members of the public on Orkney and support their understanding of what can be achieved through new energy networks and the digital contr

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