8 Weeks Remaining for Schools to Build The Future for Everyone with the CIF’s National Schools Competition

6 Dec , 2021  

Senior cycle students and schools have just over two months (8 weeks) to enter the CIF Build the Future – Schools Challenge,’ which can be entered via The deadline for entries is January 31st 2022. The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) in association with Sherry FitzGerald has opened this competition (in its second year), which is aimed at Transition […]


KSN launches KSN Horizon

1 Dec , 2021  

It is no surprise that climate change is the most important global issue that will continue to exist as an existential threat to our way of life. To limit temperature rise to 1.5° C above pre-industrial levels, we must reduce the amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) we emit into the atmosphere. Ireland has committed to […]


Latest mortgage data from BPFI shows almost €1.2 billion in mortgage approvals in October

30 Nov , 2021  

The Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for October 2021. The following are the key figures: A total of 4,568 mortgages were approved in October 2021 – some 2,533 were for FTBs (55.5%) of total volume) while mover purchasers accounted for 1,076 (23.6%). The number of […]


LPI Group Achieve Qualifoudre Certification To Support French Expansion

26 Nov , 2021  

LPI Group, one of Europe’s leading specialists in the design, supply, installation, testing and maintenance of lightning, earthing and surge protection systems has received Qualifoudre certification. This French certification ensures through an independent assessment that the organisation complies with the requirements specified by the reference system, reliably implements its quality management system, respects the certification […]


Edwards Lifesciences receives LEED Gold Certification for its new Limerick plant

25 Nov , 2021  

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation has announced that it has been awarded LEED Gold certification for its new Limerick plant. It is the first medical device manufacturing building to be LEED certified to the Gold level under LEEDv4 in Ireland. LEED, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the most widely used green building rating […]



How a Shifting Demographic Is Transforming The Face of the Construction Industry Across Northern Ireland

18 Nov , 2021  

The market-leading paving and walling products manufacturer, AG has revealed it has experienced a significant shift in the makeup of its employee demographics.  Established over 60 years ago, AG, says the demographics of the sector has changed more in the past few years than at any point in its history, helping to dispel the perception […]


Short tail swing diggers: an idea waiting to be invented

17 Nov , 2021  

Until it first burst upon the scene, the short tail swing excavator was an idea waiting to be invented. With services and utilities providers now locating an increasing number of pipes, conduits and cables underground, need for equipment that can operate safely in busy urban settings has pushed up demand for these mighty street-size digging […]


Ecocem to supply ultra-low carbon cement to the Athletes Village and Grand Paris Express

9 Nov , 2021  

Europe’s leading provider of low carbon solutions for the cement and construction industries, Ecocem, is set to provide its new ultra-low carbon cement to two major Paris projects – the Athletes’ Village for summer 2024 and the Grand Paris Express. The technology – Ecocem Ultra – is an alternative to traditional cement and will significantly […]


BAM Glasgiven JV Awarded D&B Contract for Four New National Schools in Dublin and Cork

8 Nov , 2021  

BAM Ireland has been awarded the Design & Build (D&B) contract for four new national schools in Dublin and Cork as part of a Department of Education’s Design and Build Framework Schools Bundle in a joint venture with Glasgiven Contracts. BAM has a proven track record in this area, having delivered twelve schools through the […]


Senior appointment at John Paul Construction

8 Nov , 2021  

The board of John Paul Construction is delighted to announce the promotion of Gary Howard to the senior leadership team as Associate Director – Mission Critical. Over the past eight years John Paul Construction has expanded their mission critical portfolio, delivering numerous data centre projects in Ireland, the UK and the Middle East. Gary has […]