Construction News http://www.buildscotland.co.uk £1.35bn Queensferry Crossing Opening Delayed Until Summer http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227691/1-35bn-queensferry-crossing-opening-delayed-until-summer http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227691/1-35bn-queensferry-crossing-opening-delayed-until-summer The new £1.35 billion Queensferry Crossing will not open until between mid-July and the end of August, it has been announced. Speaking to the Parliament%apos;s REC Committee today, 29 March, Economy Secre Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Plans Unveiled To Expand Greenock Ocean Terminal http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227662/plans-unveiled-to-expand-greenock-ocean-terminal http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227662/plans-unveiled-to-expand-greenock-ocean-terminal Plans have been revealed to expand Scotland%apos;s deepest container terminal. The Greenock Ocean Terminal is set to double the number of containers it handles over the next five years due to the opening Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT New Industry Heritage Skills Partnership Unveiled http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227693/new-industry-heritage-skills-partnership-unveiled http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227693/new-industry-heritage-skills-partnership-unveiled A new industry partnership has been announced to ensure the construction sector has the skills to carry out work on traditional buildings. The %apos;Strategic Skills Partnership Agreement%apos; is made up of t Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Over 400 New Homes To Be Built In South Lanarkshire http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227695/over-400-new-homes-to-be-built-in-south-lanarkshire http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227695/over-400-new-homes-to-be-built-in-south-lanarkshire Over 400 new homes are to be built in South Lanarkshire. The council has approved plans by Persimmon Homes to build over 380 new properties in Cambuslang, as well as securing a future site for at lea Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Highlands Residents Warned Over Doorstep Traders http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227656/highlands-residents-warned-over-doorstep-traders http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227656/highlands-residents-warned-over-doorstep-traders Police have issued a warning to Highlands residents following reports of bogus workmen in the region. In Easter Ross, officers were informed of an incident on 22 March 2017 where cold callers attende Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ministers To Examine Proposed East Lothian Local Development Plan http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227664/ministers-to-examine-proposed-east-lothian-local-development-plan http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227664/ministers-to-examine-proposed-east-lothian-local-development-plan East Lothian Council has submitted its proposed Local Development Plan (LDP) to the Scottish Government. The draft LDP will be examined by Ministers over the next three to six months before being app Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Work Underway To Redevelop Former Dundee Print Works http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227674/work-underway-to-redevelop-former-dundee-print-works http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227674/work-underway-to-redevelop-former-dundee-print-works Work is underway to redevelop a former book and print works in Dundee. The project will see the West Ward Works building transformed into a new cultural and creative hub, with possible uses of the sp Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Urban Union Joins Considerate Constructors Scheme http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227655/urban-union-joins-considerate-constructors-scheme http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227655/urban-union-joins-considerate-constructors-scheme Urban Union has become the latest member to join the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS). The scheme aims to help improve the image and reputation of the construction sector by employing best indus Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Dundee Construction Employability Programme Launched http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227692/dundee-construction-employability-programme-launched http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227692/dundee-construction-employability-programme-launched A new construction employability programme for young people has started in Dundee. The initiative, now in its third year, will see eight participants learn work experience and secure a guaranteed int Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Work To Start On £220,000 A82 Resurfacing Scheme http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227657/work-to-start-on-220-000-a82-resurfacing-scheme http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/227657/work-to-start-on-220-000-a82-resurfacing-scheme Work is to begin on a £220,000 resurfacing project in Dumbarton. Scotland TranServ will start repairing the A82%apos;s road surface between Garshake Road and Greenhead Road from Friday, 07 April. Work is Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT