The International Barley Hub Field Centre at the James Hutton Institute was officially opened last week by UK Government Minister for Scotland, Malcolm Offord. The £62 million International Barley Hub (IBH), comprised of several developments including the Field Centre, has been funded through
The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has lamented new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today which revealed a 1.4% decrease in monthly construction output in June 2022. The fall, which follows an upwardly revised 1.8% increase in May, with both months affected
Morgan Sindall Construction and public sector procurement authority SCAPE have achieved CHAMPION level of the Carbon Reduction Code for the Built Environment, joining HS2 (the project) and Skanska UK in this highest category level. The Code, which is a commitment scheme designed to facilitate action
Output in the UK construction sector increased by 1.7% in March 2022, according to the latest ONS figures, to mark the fifth consecutive monthly growth and a record high in monthly level terms - £14,994 million - since monthly records began in January 2010.
The new Allander Leisure Centre is taking shape as works progress on the multi-million-pound project. East Dunbartonshire Council is redeveloping the current Bearsden site as part of a £42.5 million investment - including a new, state-of-the-art sports and leisure complex, as well as a support
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has released a special report into diversity and inclusion within the construction sector along with a charter which building firms are being encouraged to sign.
Communities across Scotland are set to see a significant increase in legacy benefits created by local construction projects with the signing of a new Community Legacy Charter. In signing the charter, SCAPE Scotland and a collective of the nation’s leading construction, civil engineering a
Organisations across Scotland delivering construction projects are set to benefit from easier access to social enterprises than ever before, thanks to a new social supply chain platform launched by SCAPE Scotland, powered by Local Supply Chain (LSC) and created in partnership with 25 leading constru
Public sector procurement authority SCAPE has appointed Rachel Sudlow as its R&D lead in a newly created role designed to increase digital innovation across public sector construction. Rachel joins SCAPE following more than ten years at Balfour Beatty, where she started as a quantity survey
Building work is under way on the International Barley Hub (IBH) and Advanced Plant Growth Centre (APGC) at the James Hutton Institute. To mark the commencement of the works formally, a breaking-ground ceremony was held at the James Hutton Institute campus in Invergowrie, led by both Mairi Gougeon M
Public sector procurement authority SCAPE Scotland has announced the three contractors that will help deliver up to £2 billion of public sector investment across its next-generation construction framework, following the conclusion of a rigorous procurement process.