As restrictions ease, CICV Forum issues new health and safety guidance and urges construction industry to keep focusing on hygiene

As Scotland moves towards further easing of restrictions, the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has issued more timely guidance and sounded a cautionary note, urging the sector to focus on health and safety to protect colleagues, customers and families. The unique collaboration says the sector is “not out of the woods yet” and, Continue Reading

FCC Environment appoints Complete Weed Control to manage and maintain the environment around five of its Scottish waste recycling plants

Complete Weed Control, the Carluke-based ground maintenance specialist business, has been appointed to play a vital role in managing one of the UK’s leading waste and resource management company’s habitat management plans.  FCC Environment operates a UK-wide range of waste management sites including material recycling facilities (MRF), energy from waste Continue Reading

SELECT widens its influence among key stakeholders with substantial expansion of Local Authority Forum

In another encouraging sign that the electrical industry in Scotland is emerging stronger and more focused from the pandemic, the sector is expanding the remit and membership of its influential Local Authority Forum. Run by SELECT, Scotland’s largest construction trade association, the ambitious recalibration to include housing associations, universities and NHS estates Continue Reading

Gracewood Construction appoints new Commercial Manager from Berkeley Homes

Residential developer and contractor, Gracewood Construction, part of the Gracewood Group has appointed Jason Smith as its new Commercial Manager. Smith joins from Berkeley Homes and brings over 20 years’ experience in quantity surveying, management and commercial planning. He has worked with many of the national housebuilders including Bellway Homes, Continue Reading

Warehouse Space nears capacity as businesses stockpile for Brexit

Originally posted: When the Brexit transition period ends at midnight on 31st  December 2020, the UK will no longer be a part of the European Union Single Market and the Customs Union. Therefore, many businesses and retailers have been stockpiling goods ahead of the big breakaway in January. Businesses Continue Reading

Three new education projects worth £60m spearheaded by hub South West on behalf of North Lanarkshire Council

The initial stage of a £19.95m project to construct a Newmains and St Brigid’s Community Hub and Family Learning Centre involving North Lanarkshire Council (NLC), BAM Construction and hub SouthWest, the public-private partnership of local authorities, and leading Tier 1 building contractors, was marked last week (Tuesday 6 July 2021) Continue Reading