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Komatsu introduces ‘Komvision’ surround view visibility

19 Apr , 2018  

KomVision is the name given by Komatsu to its new ‘surround view’ visibility system now being fitted as a standard safety feature on all excavators. KomVision is said by Komatsu to be ‘a visual aid’ that goes beyond safety regulations. It complies with the provisions of ISO5006:2017 – the new visibility testing standard which came into force […]

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Tyrone Formwork are on top form

17 Apr , 2018  

Over the past decade-and-a-half, Tyrone Formwork has established itself as one of the premier formwork, reinforcement and concreting contractors operating in Northern Ireland and mainland UK. We travelled to their base in Coalisland and met up with founder / managing director Barry Donnelly to find out more about this highly-professional, dependable and safety-conscious operation. Tyrone […]

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Bahaa Marks deliver the professional touch

16 Apr , 2018  

We all fancy ourselves as being DIY ‘experts’ especially when it comes to painting and decorating, but let’s be honest, what we try our hand at, is never as good as what the professionals produce. Painting is more than just a trade it is a skill, an art form even. The first impression when someone […]

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Summit Scaffolding takes you to the top

13 Apr , 2018  

Summit Scaffolding Ltd is a young, ambitious and innovative scaffolding company which has enjoyed phenomenal growth in its first year in business. It recently won the ‘Start-up Business of the Year’ award at the Wexford Business Awards. While Summit Scaffolding has only been trading since May of last year, its directors Keith and David Dwyer […]

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Launch of Ireland Chapter of PMI’s Annual Index Survey

12 Apr , 2018  

The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI), the largest professional organisation for project managers in Ireland with over 1,300 members, has today released its inaugural Annual Index Survey. The national survey completed by members across industries such as IT, construction, pharmaceuticals, and financial services outlined that almost 75% of Irish project management leaders had projects negatively […]

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And the winner is … Ecopipe Ireland

12 Apr , 2018  

Despite being just seven years in existence, Ecopipe Ireland has carved a niche for itself in the Irish construction sector and they had cause to celebrate at this year’s Plumbing & Heating Awards. Building Ireland caught up with Managing Director, Mac McCague. The inaugural Ireland’s Plumbing & Heating Awards, in association with Calor, proved a […]

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Uncompromising quality in Asbestos removal

11 Apr , 2018  

Gravity is proud to be recognized as one of the leading asbestos contractors in Ireland due to their exemplary work standards, dedication to health and safety, highly skilled workforce and efficient management systems. The philosophy at Gravity is not only to comply with the onerous legislation pertaining to working with asbestos but to exceed these […]

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The new era of automated controls

10 Apr , 2018  

Winner of the prestigious BCIA Independent Building Controls and BEMS Installer of the Year award in 2015, ACS Controls Ltd. has been providing mechanical contractors north and south of the border with unrivalled automated controls solutions for a decade and counting. We caught up with founder / managing director Ronan McElholm to find out more. […]

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Everything you need at Thermoparts

9 Apr , 2018  

There are many ‘pet hates’ for tradesmen to address on a regular basis, but one that would be right up their in their top five is their supplier not having the parts they need, when needed most. Time is of the essence in the building sector and any tradesmen will tell you that having a […]

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Rebrand – Ecocem Ireland, Low Carbon Cement Producer

9 Apr , 2018  

Ecocem is Europe’s largest independent specialist producer of GGBS (Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag) cement with a capacity of 2.4 million tonnes. Significant developments in the organisation have seen a growing interaction across its operating regions in Ireland, Holland, France, UK and Sweden, as well as the emergence of new product opportunities following 3 to 4 […]