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Homebuilders to highlight barriers in the regions with nine roadshows

17 Feb , 2020  

The Irish Homebuilders Association, an association within the CIF, is inviting all new TDs and local politicians to a series of regional roadshows.  The purpose of these meetings is to inform politicians about the specific challenges preventing homebuilding in their areas. Director of Housing, Planning and Development with CIF, James Benson said: “The reality is […]

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Construction recruiter Sherlock sees surge in labour applications

14 Feb , 2020  

Recent reports from the construction industry are predicting severe staff shortages across the construction sector, ranging from project managers to skilled labour and trades. Irish recruitment agency Sherlock Recruitment are at the front line of this industry challenge. With the economy approaching full employment, the task of filling the current demand on the 100s of […]

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Housing election promises will not be met unless next Government addresses blockages in the system

12 Feb , 2020  

The Irish Homebuilders Association, of the CIF, is inviting all new TDs and local politicians to a series of regional roadshows.  The purpose of these meetings is to inform politicians about the specific challenges preventing homebuilding in their areas. Director of Housing, Planning and Development with CIF, James Benson said: “The reality is that homebuilders […]

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Woodfit: one of the World’s premier provider of turnkey wooden fit out solutions

11 Feb , 2020  

A global leader in superior quality commercial custom joinery and wooden acoustic panelling, Woodfit combines expertise across acoustics and woodcraft, serving markets around the world from its world-class manufacturing facility in Athlone, County Westmeath. Building Ireland touched base with MD Anthony Denby to get an update on this outstanding family-run operation, which is celebrating 40 […]

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A cost effective service

10 Feb , 2020  

Since the end of the country’s latest recession, the construction industry has begun to thrive again, but lessons have been learned from the demise of the Celtic Tiger and one lesson that most have taken on board is the constraints of their budget. Cost has become more of a focal point and the aim by […]

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Working with you from the ground up

7 Feb , 2020  

Cunningham Design & Planning are a leading multi-disciplinary team of engineers, architects and architectural technologists who, together with their team of quantity surveyors and health & safety professionals, offer a complete service ranging from initial assessment and conceptual drawings, through planning applications, to construction monitoring and final certification. Established in 2003 by chartered engineer and […]

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Young Electrical – the temporary electrical specialists

6 Feb , 2020  

Over the years, Young Electrical have delivered industry-leading temporary electrical solutions on site for a who’s who of Ireland’s main contractors. Building Ireland touched base with director Stewart Murphy to find out more about this exceptional, specialist electrical contractor. With the capacity to work on sites of any size, scope of scale, Young Electrical provide […]

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Built on solid foundations

5 Feb , 2020  

Headquartered in the Glenelly Valley, Plumbridge, County Tyrone, Glenform Structures Ltd. is an industry-leading reinforced concrete specialist with a strong presence across Ireland and the UK. We had a chat with QS Donnie McBride to find out more about this exceptional operation which partners with a who’s who of main contractors and developers. Boasting a […]

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Digital Construction Technologies & Collen radicalise Construction Site Technology

5 Feb , 2020  

Leading global virtual design and construction consultants, Digital Construction Technologies have established a reputation for delivering some of the world’s leading Building Information Modelling projects which span the entire project life cycle. DCT were engaged to develop the Collen Construction concept of the “Digital Cube”, a collaborative workspace in the field. Collen invested in the […]

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Initiative Ireland Announces Plans to Expand Operations in Ireland and UK and Appoints New Staff

4 Feb , 2020  

Initiative Ireland, the property finance and impact investment specialist, today announced that it plans to expand operations to fund the construction of  additional energy efficient, social and affordable houses across Ireland and into the UK market. As part of its expansion strategy Initiative Ireland is growing its team and today also announced the appointment of […]