Construction News http://www.buildscotland.co.uk EU Backs £1.3bn Scotland-Norway Power Cable Project http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226271/eu-backs-1-3bn-scotland-norway-power-cable-project http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226271/eu-backs-1-3bn-scotland-norway-power-cable-project The European Union (EU) has agreed to back a 650km electricity connection project between Scotland and Norway. A total of €10 million is being allocated to support the £1.3 billion development, which Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Scottish Military Bases To Receive £1.7bn Investment http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226244/scottish-military-bases-to-receive-1-7bn-investment http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226244/scottish-military-bases-to-receive-1-7bn-investment Scottish military bases are to receive a £1.7 billion upgrade investment from the Ministry of Defence (MoD). The funding was confirmed by Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon as the MOD%apos;s Defence Boa Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Morgan Sindall To Deliver New £13m Aberdeen Primary School http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226243/morgan-sindall-to-deliver-new-13m-aberdeen-primary-school http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226243/morgan-sindall-to-deliver-new-13m-aberdeen-primary-school Morgan Sindall has started work to build a new £13 million primary school in Aberdeen. The new Stoneywood School is being built on the site of the former Bankhead Academy, which was destroyed by a fi Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT CCG Scheme Shortlisted For Three RICS Awards http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226273/ccg-scheme-shortlisted-for-three-rics-awards http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226273/ccg-scheme-shortlisted-for-three-rics-awards A major regeneration scheme in Edinburgh has been shortlisted for three accolades at the RICS Awards 2017. The Schoolhouse, located in Niddrie Mill, was delivered by CCG for Castle Rock Edinvar Housi Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Road Closure On £745m AWPR/B-T Project Announced http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226270/road-closure-on-745m-awpr-b-t-project-announced http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226270/road-closure-on-745m-awpr-b-t-project-announced Work is continuing on the £745 million Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project. The Connect Roads consortium is to begin installing apparatus under the A90 bridge an Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Council To Discuss £53m Schools Renewal Programme http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226269/council-to-discuss-53m-schools-renewal-programme http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226269/council-to-discuss-53m-schools-renewal-programme North Lanarkshire Council is to discuss investing £53 million to build new schools across the region. Members of the Schools and Centres 21 group have recommended approving the funding package, which Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Council Approves Funding For £2.1m Renfrewshire Sports Facility http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226253/council-approves-funding-for-2-1m-renfrewshire-sports-facility http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226253/council-approves-funding-for-2-1m-renfrewshire-sports-facility Renfrewshire Council has agreed to back funding proposals for a new £2.1 million athletics facility in Renfrewshire. The council will allocate £500,000 over the next two years for the indoor training Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Progress Continues On Draft Inverness East Development Brief http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226235/progress-continues-on-draft-inverness-east-development-brief http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226235/progress-continues-on-draft-inverness-east-development-brief Progress is continuing on drawing up a strategy for future development to the east of Inverness. The Highland Council%apos;s City of Inverness Area Committee approved elements of a new draft Inverness Eas Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Work On Hawick Waste Water Pipe Repairs Complete http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226238/work-on-hawick-waste-water-pipe-repairs-complete http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226238/work-on-hawick-waste-water-pipe-repairs-complete Work to repair a storm damaged waste water pipe in Hawick is now complete. The £1.2 million project was carried out by Morrison Construction on behalf of Scottish Water at Duke Street/Noble Place. T Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT New Elderly Day Care Centre Opens In Glasgow http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226237/new-elderly-day-care-centre-opens-in-glasgow http://www.buildscotland.co.uk/construction-news/226237/new-elderly-day-care-centre-opens-in-glasgow A new day care centre for older people has been opened in Glasgow. The Wallacewell Day Care Centre in Balornock was developed as part of a £100 million council investment to transform residential and Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT