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BIONIC – Blaney’s New superhuman helper

22 May , 2019  

Blaney Motor are excited to launch a new mini loader – the BIONIC  S1 035.  The new Blaney BIONIC though small in size offers massive capabilities for many tasks involved in any building project and throughout the construction site.  This new superhuman helper can lift six times that of a man and 12 times what […]

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Construction works begin on €325 million WuXi Biologics Dundalk facility

22 May , 2019  

The new €325 million state-of-the-art WuXi Biologics facility has begun to take structural form as steel erection begins on the company’s 52-acre campus site in Dundalk. Work is on schedule for the new contract manufacturing biologics facility which, at 48,000 square metres in size, is set to become the world’s largest single-use biologics manufacturing facility. […]

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The premier choice for electrical services

21 May , 2019  

On November 29th, Premier Electrics were honoured with the Health, Safety & Wellbeing Award (International Category) at the 2018 Sisk Supply Chain Awards in Dublin. Building Ireland found out more about the success of Premier Electrics and the Co Derry-headquartered company in the days that followed from Tony Shivers, Managing Director. Since its inception in […]

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JCL awarded NISO Higher Distinction Award 2018 and ISO45001 certification

17 May , 2019  

Industry-leading civil engineering and construction contractor John Cradock Ltd. was honoured with a Higher Distinction at this year’s All Ireland Occupational Safety Awards. Building Ireland touched base with EHS Manager Sinéad Shinkins to get an insight. As a long-established, award-winning, client-focused civil engineering / construction contractor that places a major emphasis on the Environment, Health […]

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Adding value through expertise

15 May , 2019  

Delivering unrivalled M&E design, energy solutions and project management services, Ascough Consulting Engineers provide innovative, quality design to minimise construction, operation and maintenance costs. Building Ireland met founder / director Sean Ascough to find out more about this industry-leading County Wicklow headquartered building services consultancy practice. Since it was established by brothers Sean and Tom […]

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McCabe McGinn and Module Changing the face of Architecture Design

15 May , 2019  

Specialist general Contactors McCabe McGinn and one of Ireland’s leading architectural design practices, Module Design have recently completed a stunning interior fit out for one of Dublin’s well-known retail stores.   Established in 2012, McCabe McGinn (MCMG) specialise in Fit-Out for the Retail, Leisure and Commercial sector, offering a comprehensive service with the ability to […]

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Wills Bros’ dedication to health & Safety acknowledged again

14 May , 2019  

Industry-leading civil engineering contractor Wills Bros Ltd. received a Higher Distinction at the 2018 All Ireland Occupational Safety Awards ceremony in Killarney’s Great Southern Hotel on Friday, October 12th. Building Ireland touched base with EHS Manager Peter Quigley to gauge his reaction. It was certainly no surprise when Wills Bros was announced as a Higher […]

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Major award for Darkin Electrical

13 May , 2019  

There was delight for Darkin Electrical at the 2018 EIFI Electrical Industrial Awards Lunch which took place in the Red Cow Moran Hotel on September 21 last when the Dublin-based company was named the AECI (Association of Electrical Contractors of Ireland) Innovative Electrical Contractor of the Year. Darren Kinsella was thrilled to receive the prestigious […]

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CIF statement on wages increases in Sectoral Employment Order

13 May , 2019  

The CIF has warned that the decision to increase wages by 2.7% per annum for the next two years will put pressure on regional construction companies still in recovery mode. CIF Director General Tom Parlon said, “The reality in regional Ireland is that there is not enough activity to sustain construction companies in those areas. […]

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Over 10,000 workers joined the Irish construction workforce in 2018

9 May , 2019  

A new report from the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) shows that 10,600 extra workers joined the construction workforce in 2018, up 8% year on year and bringing the total workforce to 145,500. Construction Investment There was a 20% increase in investment in building and construction in 2018, with €26 billion invested during the year. The […]