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Today's instalment in our COP26SCN feature highlights the pioneering retrofit of a pre-1919 tenement to Passivhaus enerPHit standards being undertaken on behalf of Southside Housing Association in Glasgow. Glasgow has around 73,000 iconic pre-1919 sandstone tenements. Their age, built form, con

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Super-stretchy wormlike robots capable of ‘feeling’ their surroundings could find applications in the construction industry, scientists say. A team of engineers from the University of Glasgow have developed robots with forms of motion inspired by the movements of inchworms and earthworms

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Clients of Clark Contracts have shown their confidence in the business after it unveiled £40 million of new orders in its first trading quarter of 2021. Orders secured from repeat customers include two refurbishment projects within the Curran Building for the University of Strathclyde, to

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The University of Glasgow has re-appointed Clark Contracts to its construction framework for a fourth consecutive time. This appointment will see Clark Contracts deliver construction, refurbishment, fit-out and maintenance works up to £3 million over the next 2-4 years. 

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Rolls Royce plc’s group property director Ian Campbell has accepted the position of executive director of estates at the University of Glasgow. A graduate of the University of Aberdeen, Ian has been group property director of Rolls Royce plc since 2007 and has had a wide-ranging career in loca

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A campaign to attract more people into careers in construction kicks off this month, as 16 Scottish construction sites welcome in members of the public for special tours – including a world-leading research facility at the University of Glasgow.

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The construction of a £113 million research facility at the University of Glasgow reached a key milestone this week the completion of the five-story concrete frame and the half-way point in construction.

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