Construction News http://www.buildscotland.co.uk Cladding To Be Removed From Edinburgh Napier University Building http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231499/cladding-to-be-removed-from-edinburgh-napier-university-building http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231499/cladding-to-be-removed-from-edinburgh-napier-university-building Cladding is to be removed from Edinburgh Napier University%apos;s Halls of residence building after the material was found to be same as the Grenfell Tower block in London. In a statement, the University Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT Hub East Central Delivering Nearly £600m Of Infrastructure Projects http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231540/hub-east-central-delivering-nearly-600m-of-infrastructure-projects http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231540/hub-east-central-delivering-nearly-600m-of-infrastructure-projects Nearly £600 million of new infrastructure projects are being delivered by hub East Central Scotland across Perthshire, Tayside, Forth Valley and Fife. Since 2012, the organisation has completed 22 ne Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT Designs For East Renfrewshire Road Upgrade Projects Unveiled http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231503/designs-for-east-renfrewshire-road-upgrade-projects-unveiled http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231503/designs-for-east-renfrewshire-road-upgrade-projects-unveiled New designs have been unveiled for road connectivity projects as part of the £1.13 billion Glasgow City Deal. Plans include upgrading road connections between Barrhead and Newton Mearns including enh Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT Plans Refused For 500 New Homes In Stirling http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231534/plans-refused-for-500-new-homes-in-stirling http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231534/plans-refused-for-500-new-homes-in-stirling Plans have been rejected to build up to 500 new homes in Stirling. The two adjoining housing proposals sought to deliver the new units on a site at the western edge of Cowie. The scheme was refused Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT EDF Gains Approval To Excavate Borrow Pit For Dorenell Wind Farm http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231502/edf-gains-approval-to-excavate-borrow-pit-for-dorenell-wind-farm http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231502/edf-gains-approval-to-excavate-borrow-pit-for-dorenell-wind-farm EDF Energy Renewables has been granted approval to excavate a borrow pit for it%apos;s wind farm development in Moray. The 59-turbine Dorenell windfarm is being developed at the Cabrach in upland Moray. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT Scottish Renewables Announces New Chief Executive http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231518/scottish-renewables-announces-new-chief-executive http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231518/scottish-renewables-announces-new-chief-executive Scottish Renewables has announced Claire Mack as it%apos;s new Chief Executive. Ms Mack, who is currently Director of Policy and Place at SCDI, will take over from Niall Stuart who announced his intention Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT Approval Granted For Nine New Speyside Distillery Warehouses http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231509/approval-granted-for-nine-new-speyside-distillery-warehouses http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231509/approval-granted-for-nine-new-speyside-distillery-warehouses Nine new warehouses are to be built at Tamdhu Distillery in Moray. The new facilities at Knockando will occupy an area of heathland and woodland to the east of the distillery. In addition, an agreem Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT Scottish Water To Invest £4.5m In Dunfermline Water Network http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231498/scottish-water-to-invest-4-5m-in-dunfermline-water-network http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231498/scottish-water-to-invest-4-5m-in-dunfermline-water-network Up to £4.5 million is to be invested to improve Dunfermline%apos;s water network. The scheme will see new valves, hydrants and cross connections installed in and around Pilmuir Street, Victoria Terrace, A Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT Engineers To Begin Installing A90 Bridge Beams http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231500/engineers-to-begin-installing-a90-bridge-beams http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231500/engineers-to-begin-installing-a90-bridge-beams Engineers are to begin installing bridge beams on the A90 southbound carriageway. A total of five 43-metre long beams, each weighing 68 tonnes, will be installed on the route as part of the Aberdeen Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT Wood Group Wins Contract For Alexandroupolis INGS In Greece http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231541/wood-group-wins-contract-for-alexandroupolis-ings-in-greece http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/231541/wood-group-wins-contract-for-alexandroupolis-ings-in-greece Aberdeen-based Wood Group has been selected to help deliver a liquefied natural gas (LNG) development off the coast of Greece. The company has secured a front end engineering design (FEED) contract f Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT