Construction News http://www.buildscotland.co.uk Morrison Construction Secures £6.2m Contract http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245058/morrison-construction-secures-6-2m-contract http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245058/morrison-construction-secures-6-2m-contract Morrison Construction has won a £6.2 million contract to deliver the final phase of the Smithton and Culloden Flood Protection Scheme. The development aims to protect 129 properties in Smithton and C Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Work Starts On £7m Abbey Quarter Housing Development http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245055/work-starts-on-7m-abbey-quarter-housing-development http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245055/work-starts-on-7m-abbey-quarter-housing-development Work has started on a new £7 million housing development in Perth. A total of 40 new homes are being delivered by Hadden Group in the Abbey Quarter. The scheme is supported by £2.3 million of Scotti Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Tarbert Harbour To Undergo £700,000 Revamp http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245054/tarbert-harbour-to-undergo-700-000-revamp http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245054/tarbert-harbour-to-undergo-700-000-revamp Over £700,000 is to be invested to improve facilities at Tarbert Harbour in Argyll. Members of the local authority%apos;s Policy and Resources committee gave the go-ahead for the improvements on Thursday, Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT New JV Created To Deliver First Phase Of Gartcosh Industrial Park http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245080/new-jv-created-to-deliver-first-phase-of-gartcosh-industrial-park http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245080/new-jv-created-to-deliver-first-phase-of-gartcosh-industrial-park Regeneration company Fusion Assets has teamed up with Edinburgh-based contractor J Smart & Co to deliver the first phase of the Gartcosh Industrial Park in North Lanarkshire. Forming a new joint vent Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Council Wins Top Planning Award For %apos;Team Stromness%apos; Project http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245073/council-wins-top-planning-award-for-team-stromness-project http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245073/council-wins-top-planning-award-for-team-stromness-project Orkney Islands Council has won a top planning award for its regeneration efforts within the historic core of Stromness. The council%apos;s %apos;Team Stromness%apos; initiative scooped the %apos;Excellence in Planning f Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Scottish Coastal Communities To Receive £6.9m Funding Support http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245056/scottish-coastal-communities-to-receive-6-9m-funding-support http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245056/scottish-coastal-communities-to-receive-6-9m-funding-support Nearly £7 million is being awarded towards 107 projects that aim to improve coastal communities in Scotland. The £6.9m initiative forms the sixth round of the European and Maritime Fisheries Fund (EM Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Jones Bros Begins Final Phase Of £4.2m Perthshire Wind Farm http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245067/jones-bros-begins-final-phase-of-4-2m-perthshire-wind-farm http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245067/jones-bros-begins-final-phase-of-4-2m-perthshire-wind-farm Civil engineering firm Jones Bros has started work on the final phase of a £4.2 million wind farm in Perth & Kinross. The seven-turbine 14MW Tullymurdoch wind farm is being developed on behalf of Ele Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT River Clyde Homes Planning To Recruit 70 New Staff http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245060/river-clyde-homes-planning-to-recruit-70-new-staff http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245060/river-clyde-homes-planning-to-recruit-70-new-staff River Clyde Homes has revealed plans to recruit 70 new full time and seasonal jobs in Inverclyde. The new roles are part of the housing association%apos;s aim to grow its business activities by bringing m Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT Scottish Govt Targets 90% Reduction In Emissions By 2050 http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/244999/scottish-govt-targets-90-reduction-in-emissions-by-2050 http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/244999/scottish-govt-targets-90-reduction-in-emissions-by-2050 The Scottish Government has unveiled its new Climate Change Bill which commits towards achieving a 90% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050. The draft legislation also sets out plans to secure a 100 Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT i4 Product Design Becomes Latest Employee-Owned Company http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245005/i4-product-design-becomes-latest-employee-owned-company http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/245005/i4-product-design-becomes-latest-employee-owned-company Edinburgh-based i4 Product Design Ltd has become the latest employee-owned company in Scotland. All 14 members of staff are now majority owners after an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) was formed, hol Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT