Construction News Opening Of £745m AWPR Project Delayed By Six Months The opening of the £745 million Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project has been delayed by six month, Economy Secretary Keith Brown has revealed. The 28-mile project, which had previously b Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT FM Visits New East Lothian Out-Patients Department First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has paid a visit to the newly opened Out-Patients Department at East Lothian Community Hospital. The facility was built by Morrison Construction as part of a £70 millio Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT Plans Approved For New Homes In Cairngorms National Park Plans have been approved to build two new housing developments in Cairngorms National Park. A total of eight homes will be developed in the village of Blair Atholl in Highland Perthshire. Elsewhere, Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT Record Profits And Revenue Rise For Henry Boot Henry Boot Construction has reported a 40% rise in profits in its results for the year ended 31 December 2017. With profit before tax increasing to £55.4 million (2016: £39.5m), revenue also increase Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT Angus Councils Warns Savers And Home Buyers To Avoid Scammers Angus Council has issued a warning for home buyers and savers to stay vigilant against scammers. One latest ruse involves criminals contacting residents out of the blue and using Brexit to try and fr Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT New £5.3m Community Hub Opens In Barrhead A new £5.3 million community hub has officially opened in Barrhead, East Renfrewshire. The Sir Harry Burns Centre contains a number of services under one roof, including early learning and childcare. Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT Council To Hold Public Consultation Over Future Of High Street Glasgow City Council is planning to hold a public consultation over the future of High Street. A working group has been established to develop a five-year Action Plan for the area, which is home to G Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT Work To Start On Sewer Network Upgrade In Fife Work is to begin on a sewer network upgrade project in Fife. The eight-week scheme in Lower Largo is scheduled to start on Monday, 26 March. Features include replacing a section of sewer outfall pip Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT Work Starts On £137,000 A82 Road Repairs Project Work is underway on a £137,000 road repairs project in Dumbarton. Scotland TranServ has started resurfacing 0.6kms of the A82 Southbound Renton on and offslip roads. The scheme is being carried out Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT Nevis Offers Guidance On New CAR Regulations Highlands consultancy Nevis Environmental has revealed it is offering guidance on new CAR regulations coming into force on large scale construction sites. Under the Scottish Environment Protection Ag Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT