Construction comes to the rescue of lost new talent

The jobs market might be booming, but young adults express concerns about their ability to find suitable career opportunities post-pandemic New Government-backed scheme launches to help young people find apprenticeships and first jobs in construction – an industry fighting hard for new recruits In the wake of official statistics showing Continue Reading

Danger of unqualified electricians must be regulated before there’s a tragedy, SELECT MD tells radio listeners

People’s lives are being put at risk from electrical work carried out by unqualified or incompetent “electricians” the Managing Director of Scotland’s largest construction trade association, SELECT, has told national radio.  Speaking on the popular Thomas Nagy Electrical Show on Fix Radio, Alan Wilson said: rogue tradespeople “pose dangers not only to 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

Modulaire Group announces acquisition by Brookfield Business Partners

LONDON, June 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Modulaire Group (“Modulaire” or “the Group”), Europe and Asia Pacific’s leading infrastructure services company specialising in modular services, is pleased to announce that its shareholders have entered into an agreement to sell the Group to investment funds managed by Brookfield Business Partners L.P. (“Brookfield”). Brookfield is acquiring Modulaire from its shareholders Continue Reading

CA Global Partners and Gordon Brothers to Auction Contents of Former Paxman Diesels Factory in Colchester, UK

LONDON, June 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — CA Global Partners Inc. (CAGP) – A global leader in asset management and capital recovery and Gordon Brothers, the global advisory, restructuring and investment firm, are delighted to announce they are working in partnership with MAN Energy Solutions to manage the sale of machine tools, lifting and engine test equipment from Continue Reading

Dougall Baillie Associates’ expansion triggers recruitment and training drive to help it fulfil new contracts

Dougall Baillie Associates’ expansion triggers recruitment and training drive to help it fulfil new contracts Dougall Baillie Associates (DBA), the East Kilbride-based independent engineering consultancy, is seeking to hire six new recruits to help it fulfil a series of recently won contracts. The 40-strong East Kilbride firm, which has emerged strongly Continue Reading

Causeway Technologies targets growth through Five Arrows investment

Causeway, a leading provider of enterprise and cloud software solutions to the construction and infrastructure maintenance industries, has secured a £120 million investment to fund strategic acquisitions and accelerate its organic growth strategy to digitally connect the construction supply chain through further development of its cloud platform. This investment follows Continue Reading