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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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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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Wills Bros adds to fleet with Komatsu Dump Trucks purchase

28 Jun , 2019  

WEvidence of the demand for their services that civil works contractors are currently experiencing can be seen in the decision by Foxford-based Wills Bros to invest in the addition of five Komatsu HM400 – 5 articulated dump trucks. With a number of major contracts in the course of completion – the Bandon flood relief scheme being one […]

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€3 million Peer-to-Peer Loan Approved to Build over 30 New Social Housing Units in Monaghan

28 Jun , 2019  

Initiative Ireland (www.initiativeireland.ie) has announced the launch of Ireland’s largest peer-to-peer loan to date, financed by its Secured Lending Community. The €3 million loan will fund the construction of 33 new family homes in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan. The units have already been pre-contracted to approved housing body Tuath Housing. Initiative Ireland has financed over €10 […]

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CIF: Technology can prevent accidents, overruns, and conflicts in construction industry

13 Jun , 2019  

72% of Irish construction companies say new technology has improved their productivity in the industry, according to a recent Construction Industry Federation (CIF) survey. According to Sean Downey, CIF Director, Specialist Contracting: “CIF have led the discussion on digital transformation since the establishment of the National BIM Council in 2015. Our primary agenda has been […]

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TJ O’Mahony store Ballymount delighted to be chosen by Global DIY Summit for delegate visit

12 Jun , 2019  

Dublin, Ireland – TJ O’Mahony’s Builders Merchants & DIY flagship store in Ballymount played host to over 300 international delegates from the Global DIY Summit on Wednesday June 5th. Leading the store visit was special guest, Chairman and CEO of Bostik Worldwide, Vincent Legros who cut the ribbon on the new, state of the art Bostik Smart Adhesives Centrerecently […]

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Limerick national school is top of the class in the Public Choice Award at the RIAI 2019 Architecture Awards

12 Jun , 2019  

Scoil Chriost Ri, Boys National School, in Caherdavin, Limerick is the public’s choice for best building of 2018 at RIAI Irish Architecture Awards  The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has announced An Ríocht, Scoil Chríost Rí, Boys National School, Caherdavin, Limerick, designed by Drake Hourigan Architects, as the winner of the Public Choice Award at the RIAI Architecture […]

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Turnover for top Irish construction companies reaches €8.39 billion in 2018, an increase of 25% from 2017

12 Jun , 2019  

The combined turnover for Ireland’s top construction companies increased by 25% to €8.39 billion last year according to Construction magazine’s annual Top 50 CIF Contractors listing for 2019. The annual listing gives a snapshot of the overall growth in Irish construction as it delivers many largescale projects throughout Ireland and the world, attracting foreign direct investment to […]