Scotland’s minister for zero carbon buildings has come together with leading experts to discuss the ambitious and innovative work being done to build a net zero Scotland. Scotland Excel’s Energy Efficiency Conference and Expo ‘Building a Net Zero Scotland’ took place yesterda
Green Home Systems has been appointed to Scotland Excel’s £800 million framework contract to deliver domestic energy efficiency upgrades nationwide. The appointment will see the Irvine compnay work alongside local authorities to upgrade their housing stocks and facilitate the installatio
Scotland Excel’s Construction, Transport and Environment portfolio lead Mary Mitchell reflects on the first six months in her new role and looks forward to 2022. I’ve been working closely with Scotland Excel since June 2019 when I was seconded from Perth and Kinross Council to work on a
Amey Consulting has won a place on Scotland Excel's £72.5 million Civil Engineering and Technical Consultancy Framework. Spanning four years, the framework is open to 32 local Scottish authorities as well as several other Scottish public sector organisations.
Integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business RSK has been reappointed to the latest Scotland Excel engineering and technical consultancy framework (0820). The multi-million-pound engineering and technical consultancy framework, now in its third generation, will see RSK
A national contract to help Scottish councils source specialist engineering and technical consultancy services has been awarded to 31 UK suppliers. Scotland Excel’s third generation Engineering and Technical Consultancy Framework is expected to see a spend of around £18m a year. It will
Four housing projects worth a total of £37.7 million have been awarded through Scotland Excel’s new build framework. Loreburn Housing Association in Dumfries has awarded two major projects to Ashleigh (Scotland) Ltd - a £4.8m project to build 27 homes in Annan and a £14.8m pr
Scotland Excel has partnered with the Scottish Government, Royal Bank of Scotland and Transport Scotland to deliver a free Project Bank Accounts (PBA) webinar designed specifically for the construction industry.
The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) has postponed the 12th annual Meet the Buyer event until next year due to disruption caused by the coronavirus. The announcement was made in conjunction with headline partners Scottish Government and Scotland Excel.
A Scottish trade body has urged Scotland Excel to insist on the use of project bank accounts (PBAs) for its new £1.5 billion social housing construction framework. Speaking after Scotland Excel’s recent Glasgow conference, Fiona Hodgson, CEO of the Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing
Rounding off a fortnight of reporting following Scotland Excel’s ‘Accelerating Delivery of Affordable New Homes’ conference, category manager Jenny Bowles highlights the potential for generating social value in construction. In the Scottish Government’s recent Annual Procurem
Scotland Excel recently completed a two-year Scottish Government-funded project, which explored and benchmarked how housing associations procure goods and services. This first phase of the initiative finished in April 2019 with one third of Scotland’s housing associations completing the audit.