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BBC NEWS   05 August 2022   UK   Scotland  
<p>The Kessock Bridge in the Highlands is 40 years old.<br />"One of the beauties of being a civil engineer is you are often building things which are of benefit to the area in which you are building them," says Ken Wilson, who helped to supervise the construction ...
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The Guardian   15 March 2020   UK   Scotland  
<p>Last week scientists discovered the first Stegosaurus footprints in Scotland. Which other prehistoric reptiles lived on these shores? </p>
BBC NEWS   13 October 2017   UK   Scotland  
<p>A giant boring machine has "broken through" to complete the initial construction phase of the &pound;100m Shieldhall Tunnel.<br />The project to create the biggest waste water tunnel in Scotland has seen a 3.1 mile (4.8km) tunnel created beneath the south ...
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The Guardian   19 July 2016   UK   Scotland  
<p>A Scottish construction group specialising in reinforced concrete foundations and superstructures for buildings, used in some of the tallest skyscrapers in London, has folded with the immediate loss of 524 jobs.<br>The failure of Dunne Group leaves the ...
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The Independent   16 May 2016   UK   Scotland  
<p>Construction on the world&rsquo;s largest floating wind farm is set to begin this year off the coast of Scotland after developers were granted a lease on Monday.<br />Five turbines will operate in waters around 12 to 18 miles off the coast of Peterhead, ...
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BBC NEWS   25 January 2016   UK   Scotland  
<p>A further &pound;6.6m is to be invested in works on the A83, including &pound;4m to mitigate landslides at the Rest and Be Thankful, it has been announced.<br />Transport Minister Derek Mackay said lessons were being learned from recent landslides and weather ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards