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5 Top Marketing Tips for Construction Businesses

22 Jul , 2019  

Marketing is expensive and no easy task for small business owners within the Construction industry, but you cannot neglect the fact that marketing is also one of the most important building blocks for your small business. Lynn Lambe, Director of Little Lambe Consultancy offers her Top 5 Marketing Tips to simply bring your construction business […]

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Construction accidents in decline despite huge increase in activity

19 Jul , 2019  

The construction industry is on track to have the lowest recorded workplace fatalities this year, with two recorded deaths in 2019. The Health and Safety Authority report 164 non-fatal workplace incidents in construction from January to June 2019. These numbers are declining year on year, with 3 fatalities and 278 non-fatal incidents recorded by the […]

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Double delight for McCauley Daye O’Connell Architects at fit out awards

16 Jul , 2019  

With an office located at 11 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, McCauley Daye O’Connell is a leading design lead architecture, urban design and interior design firm offering programming, planning, design, strategic masterplanning and consulting services specialising in innovative and commercially driven design. Launched in 2012, the Fit Out Awards celebrate excellence in the execution of world-class […]

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MJ Clarke & Sons is still going strong after nearly 60-years

15 Jul , 2019  

Established in 1961, MJ Clarke & Sons Ltd is one of Ireland’s longest-established building contractors and building maintenance providers. It has come a long way since Michael Clarke, who remains actively involved at the age of 84, sold his Volkswagen Beetle in order to set up his own building firm. Having completed his carpentry apprenticeship […]

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Tritech engineering’s health & Safety record recognised at NISo/NiSG awards

12 Jul , 2019  

The strong emphasis placed on Health & Safety by Tritech Engineering was recognised at the 2018 NISO/NISG awards ceremony. The company’s Health & Safety Manager Niamh Dixon and Maintenance & Safety Director Peter Keane outlined the company’s approach to Health & Safety. The 27th National Irish Safety Organisation / Northern Ireland Safety Group (NISO/NISG) Annual […]

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Busy times at Halcon Plant Hire

11 Jul , 2019  

Set-up in 2004, Halcon Plant Hire Ltd in Dundalk are renowned experts in ground work, demolition and general plant hire. Building Ireland learned more from the company’s Managing Director, Philip Halpin. Business is good right now at Halcon Plant Hire Ltd and the plan for founder and director Philip Halpin is to keep things that […]

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Rhepanol tops sustainability and microbial safety

10 Jul , 2019  

Along with the Life Cycle Assessment and the Environmental Product Declaration, a new survey provides further proof of the outstanding ecological profile of the premium roofing membrane Rhepanol® manufactured by made by FDT FlachdachTechnologie and supplied by Quality Building Materials Ireland and UK. The testing carried out by the Hygiene Institute of Gelsenkirchen/Germany shows that […]

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Keep a cool head – the ceiling provides comfortable, healthy cooling in the summer

10 Jul , 2019  

Are you looking for a healthy alternative to an air conditioning system? Ceiling cooling offers a healthy, energy-efficient alternative. It cools silently and can also run at night. And the coolest thing about it is that in winter, the ceiling gives you cosy warmth.     In a world where the requirement for cooling is growing and […]

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ICL: the specialist provider of fibre solutions

10 Jul , 2019  

Integrated Communications Ltd. (ICL) is one of Ireland’s premier providers of optical fibre services. Building Ireland had a chat with MD Padraig Kelly and CFO Sonya Walshe to find out more about this industry-leading operation, which has been providing essential services to the telecommunications industry for almost a quarter of a century. Established in Carlow […]

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One of the best in the west …

3 Jul , 2019  

Based in Castlerea, Co Roscommon, Connaught Contractors has grown into a leader when it comes to Building & Civil Engineering in the west of Ireland. Building Ireland heard more from company Managing Director, Pat Murphy. Quality comes first at Connaught Contractors and its been that way ever since its owner Pat Murphy started off in […]