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Employment Opportunity: Project Manager in Scotland

We currently have a major employment opportunity, as we seek to fill a position of Project Manager with our Rubicon Heritage team based in Scotland. Details on the position and how to apply can be found below: PROJECT MANAGER Based in Edinburgh Salary £26,000- £32,000 dependent on experience Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd is the only […]

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Let There Be Light! (But Check for Archaeology First…)

We have just completed an evaluation of our first solar farm in Devon in collaboration with our associates AB Heritage Ltd. These developments are quickly becoming a significant contributor of new sites to the archaeological sector. The sites are often chosen due to their location on south facing slopes on greenfield sites – also a […]

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Archaeology & Construction in 2014: Early Warnings of A Potential Recovery?

The archaeological profession in both the UK and Ireland has been severely impacted in recent years by recession. This is unsurprising given how closely the fortunes of commercial archaeology are tied to the construction sector- a fall in construction levels led to an equally pronounced decline in archaeological employment. This resulted in an 80% decrease […]

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Rubicon Seeks Archaeologists in Scotland & Northern England

Rubicon are currently seeking applications for a number of positions for upcoming work in Scotland and the North of England. These are for fixed term, contract based positions. All applicants must have a relevant degree and some experience in a commercial archaeological environment as well as a CSCS Certification. The rates for these positions are […]

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George Osborne’s Planning Reforms: Brownfield Revolution or Archaeological Nightmare?

Last Friday Chancellor George Osborne announced a plan to build 200,000 homes on brownfield sites by 2020. The process puts the responsibility on the local authority for pre-approving planning on these sites in order to remove obstacles to construction. The potential impact of archaeology on developments in this context could be substantial and could have […]

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