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Work changing products among Hardware Association Ireland’s 2019 Innovation Award winners

21 Mar , 2019  

A hassle-free painting system, a steel fence that requires no annual treatment or repairs, and a universal glue that can be used instead of nails were among the winners of the 2019 Innovation Awards, organised by Hardware Association Ireland, the national representative body for over 370 hardware and DIY retailers, builders’ merchants, and manufacturers and […]

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FORRME completes £5m housing development

19 Mar , 2019  

Northern Ireland-based construction firm FORRME has recently completed a £5m social housing project at Dromore Street, Banbridge, County Down. Appointed by Clanmil Housing Association, FORRME have constructed 32 modern social housing units, made up of a mix of new-build houses, apartments and complex needs bungalows. The development has been designed to bring together clever space […]

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Initiative Ireland’s Housing 2019 Report Raises Concerns over Undersupply of Housing Nationwide and a ‘Supply Mismatch’ within the Greater Dublin Area

19 Mar , 2019  

Initiative Ireland (www.initiativeireland.ie) released its annual housing report, entitled Housing 2019. The report provides a performance review on the supply of houses across the country and highlights key concerns regarding a mismatch in nationwide housing supply and demand, most notably within the Greater Dublin Area. Housing 2019 builds on the company’s inaugural report published last […]

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Eclipse Controls are natural winners

15 Mar , 2019  

There was great excitement at the historic Mansion House in Dublin on Friday, May 11 last as the inaugural Ireland’s National Electrical Awards winners were announced. The team at Eclipse Controls were popping the champagne corks after they were unveiled as ‘Specialist Contractor of the Year’ winners. The Ireland’s National Electrical Awards were set up […]

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Sisk and CIF Invite Irish Families to Ireland Skills Live Event

14 Mar , 2019  

CIF and John Sisk & Son welcome parents and second level students to the Ireland Skills Live Family Day, at the RDS Simmonscourt on Saturday 23rd March, where they will both be highlighting apprenticeship opportunities for second level students. (Thursday March 21 and Friday March 22 are sellouts.) Ireland Skills Live will host for the first […]

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PJ Duffy Mechanical Services

14 Mar , 2019  

Established more than half a century, P.J. Duffy and Sons Ltd. is a second generation mechanical services contracting company based in Camden St. Dublin.  Building Ireland recently caught up with Managing Director Brendan Duffy to learn about its history and growth to where it is today Founded by P.J. Duffy on September 1st 1967, P.J. […]

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The building conservation specialist

13 Mar , 2019  

Benefiting from more than three decades’ experience of construction excellence, Smartbuild Ltd. has evolved organically into one of Ireland’s premier building conservation specialists. Building Ireland travelled to their Carlow base and met co-founder / Managing Director PJ O’Shea to find out more about this exceptional, industry-leading operation. In high-end conservation work, Smartbuild Ltd. has found […]

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Hi-therm+ lintel wins for keystone

12 Mar , 2019  

The awards keep rolling in for Keystone Lintels Ltd whose Hi-therm+ lintel product was named the Construction Product of the Year at the 2018 Irish Construction Industry Awards which were held in Dublin’s Citywest Hotel on June 14 last. Hi-therm+ lintel is up to five times more thermally efficient than a standard steel lintel and offer […]

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Evolusion Innovation to open new office in Birmingham

11 Mar , 2019  

Leading experts in offsite construction, Evolusion Innovation is to open a new office in Birmingham, bringing the total workforce across Ireland and the UK to 40. Cork-based Evolusion Innovation is one of Europe’s leading offsite construction and manufacturing consultants.  Offsite manufacturing for construction is experiencing rapid growth as the industry struggles to achieve development output […]

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Quality to the Corr

11 Mar , 2019  

Set-up in 2000, Corr & Nyland Building Contractors Ltd has completed civil and corporate building projects all throughout Ireland. Building Ireland caught up with company’s Managing Director, Oliver Corr to learn more about a business which has become renowned for its high standards amongst its clientele. Business is booming right now at Corr & Nyland […]