Project Scotland

New initiative aims to boost construction sector productivity

New initiative aims to boost construction sector productivity

CONSTRUCTION Scotland is to launch a new initiative to help firms boost profits by improving productivity and efficiency. A..

Fears over impact of LBTT “burden” on house buyers

SCOTLAND'S housebuilding sector has expressed concern over the impact the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) is having on the..

August, 2016

Construction firm backs local entrepreneurs

A Scots construction firm has played a key role in awarding two West Dunbartonshire entrepreneurs with funds for budding businesses..

August, 2016

Mactaggart & Mickel employees make a splash for charity

EMPLOYEES from Mactaggart & Mickel Group recently took part in a gruelling outdoor charity swimming challenge. Nine members of..

August, 2016

63 jobs go as East Kilbride windows supplier ceases trading

AN East Kilbride-based supplier of double glazing windows to trade and the housebuilding sector has ceased trading with the loss of 63..

August, 2016

Double deal sees SRA Ventures expand property portfolio

AN Edinburgh property investment firm is to regenerate two industrial estates after snapping both up in a multi-million pound..

August, 2016

On the same page: boost for Glasgow’s east end

THE regeneration of Glasgow's east end continues to gather pace after one of Scotland's leading independent publishers set up home in..

August, 2016

Housebuilder signs ten-year Glasgow HQ lease

HOUSEBUILDER Mactaggart & Mickel Group has agreed a new ten-year lease on its Glasgow headquarters at 1 Atlantic Quay. The company..

August, 2016

Apprentice intake helps CCG build for the future

OVER 10% of CCG's workforce is now made up of apprentices following the latest intake of young recruits. 16 new modern apprentices takes..

August, 2016

Community counts its blessings thanks to pole restoration

AN iconic community landmark in Aberdeen has received a makeover for its tenth anniversary. Seaton’s Totem Pole, a wild-west themed..

August, 2016

Innovation Centre backs graduates to help address skills shortfall

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s (CSIC) postgraduate programme is set to double its intake of students this year. 30 Scottish..

August, 2016

MP encouraged by Kier’s Highland plans

LOCAL MP Drew Hendry recently visited Kier Construction’s Inverness base to hear about the various projects the firm is delivering..

August, 2016

Tennis ace nets Speirs Gumley sponsorship

SPEIRS Gumley is sponsoring Britain’s top wheelchair tennis player as he goes for Gold at next month's Paralympics in Rio. Wimbledon..

August, 2016

New Renfrew development gets the go-ahead

AS Homes (Scotland) Ltd has been granted planning permission for a new £8.5 million development  in Renfrew. The firm will build 67..

August, 2016

Green team expansion for WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

Engineering and professional services consultancy WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has made four new appointments in a bid to bolster its..

August, 2016

CCG banging the drum for local community

CCG is providing funding to help enable youngsters in Glasgow to learn how to play traditional Scottish instruments. The Glasgow-based..

August, 2016