Cabinet secretary for education and skills, Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP, performed the turf cutting ceremony this week to mark the official start of works on a state-of-the-art eco-friendly primary school for North Perth.
A new suite of documents that will enable all public bodies to achieve ambitious net zero carbon targets on their construction projects has been published today. Scotland’s public bodies now have access to a suite of Net Zero Public Sector Buildings Standard documents (the Standard
The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) has performed a pivotal role in helping Scotland come through the pandemic from maintaining construction on essential building sites to launching an innovative forecast tool to support investment and jobs in the construction sector, a report from the infrastructure b
Cabinet secretary for education and skills Shirley-Anne Somerville visited the site of a new £47.2 million secondary school in Wallyford on Tuesday to mark the early stages of construction. The education secretary met with representatives from East Lothian Council, its development partner
Since becoming fully operational in 2012, the five companies delivering the Scotland-wide hub community infrastructure programme have completed 223 community projects worth over £2.5 billion. A further 70 projects are in construction or in development, with those being built supporting over 5,
As a key part of its ongoing mission to find solutions to systemic supply chain issues, the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum (CLF) is making an industry-wide appeal to manufacturers to support the building sector’s crucial recovery.
Harper Macleod’s Infrastructure and Projects team has celebrated its 10th anniversary working with the Scottish Government’s hub Programme by looking back on its involvement in more than 40 projects with a total construction value of almost £1 billion. Developed by the Scottish Fut
A study developed to help establish Scotland as an attractive location for green datacentres and to accelerate inward investment from the datacentre sector has identified twelve sites across the country which are primed for consideration.
COVID-19 has fast-tracked a social revolution where a wider range of working choices could be on the horizon for hundreds of thousands of workers, according to a new report by the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT). The report found that the workforce of the future - predominantly those who hav
Hub South East, the development partner to public sector bodies in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Scottish Borders, is seeking to further strengthen its supply chain with an additional Tier 1 Construction Contractor. In its ten years of operation, having successfully handed over 80 new or refurbished f