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Programme for Government 2016-17 – Construction at a glance

After First Minister Nicola Sturgeon set out the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government to MSPs at Holyrood yesterday, Scottish Construction Now highlights the details and responses of interest to construction and the wider sector. Infrastructure investment Over this Parliament, almost £20bn will be invested in a major infrastructure programme designed to help build Scotland’s future. […]

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Community infrastructure work linked to ‘hub’ programme tops £1bn

Hundreds of small to medium-sized construction and property firms are said to be benefitting from increased workloads as the value of construction work linked to the Scotland-wide ‘hub’ programme has increased to more than £1 billion. Figures published today by the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) show the value of schools, health centres and town-centre facilities […]

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Building Briefs – August

Cairnhill strikes sponsorship deal with London Scottish Cairnhill Structures, the Coatbridge based heavy engineering and steel fabrication specialists, have beefed up their marketing strategy with a new sponsorship deal with London Scottish, the English Championship rugby club. The company will appear on the front collarbone of London Scottish’s brand new 2016/17 season playing kits, and […]

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Planning permission granted for Perth housing regeneration project

Planning permission has been approved for the multi-million pound Muirton housing development in Perth. Urban Union Ltd, appointed by Caledonia Housing Association, has been granted permission by the City of Perth to build 203 houses, including 102 affordable units, 101 private 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes and a park with private and shared […]

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