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Collaboration the key for Module

3 Jul , 2020  

Module is recognised to be one of Ireland’s leading multidisciplinary practices and Building Ireland caught up with directors Maurice O’Neill and Andrew Ramsey who, along with Shane Hynes, spearhead this ever-burgeoning business. They pride themselves on delivering seamlessly across their chosen fields of expertise. Operating with a diverse team of highly skilled and qualified architectural […]

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BFGoodrich expands construction tyre range

1 Jul , 2020  

BFGoodrich has added to its range of heavy truck tyres with the introduction of its new Cross Control 2 – the brand’s first second-generation product to be introduced into the Irish and UK markets. Available as a steer and drive tyre, the new fitment is targeted at tippers and mixers working in the construction industry […]

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Kalzip Systems laying the way for Sustainable Roofing

29 Jun , 2020  

With a long-standing reputation for delivering leading roofing and facade systems to the Construction industry, QBM is leading the way with the growth of the Kalzip foldable aluminium range across Ireland. Guaranteeing the ultimate in quality and reliability, Kalzip foldable aluminium meets the highest standards in terms of performance and design for the realisation of […]

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Mortgage approvals down in May

26 Jun , 2020  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for May 2020. The following are the key elements: A total of 1,879 mortgages were approved in May 2020 – some 852 were for FTBs (45% of total volume) while mover purchasers accounted for 424 (23%). The number of […]

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New Distribution Partner for Zehnder Group in Scotland

16 Jun , 2020  

The family-run business, Versatile Group whose grass roots are within engineering and specialised building products and services has appointed Philip Treacy to the role of Operations Director Ireland and Scotland, who will work closely with Zehnder Group – the innovative indoor climate solutions specialist – to grow the brand’s presence in Scotland. The appointment will build on Versatile’s technical […]

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Severe impact to housing supply this year due to COVID-19

16 Jun , 2020  

The latest Housing Market Monitor Q1 2020 published today by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) shows that, restrictions imposed to halt the spread of Covid-19 will have a huge impact on housing supply this year however, demand may be more resilient amongst borrowers on typical home buyer incomes. Providing his analysis of supply and […]

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Sonica appoints Dan Ryan as Construction Director

15 Jun , 2020  

Sonica, the leading fit-out & construction company, has appointed Dan Ryan as Construction Director.  In this new role with Sonica, Dan will oversee all future construction operations, supporting Sonica in targeting large scale business projects both locally and internationally as well as further embedding the Sonica commitment to uncompromising excellence and innovation across their entire […]

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Housing Alliance calls on incoming Government to set up Affordable Rental Scheme led by Approved Housing Bodies

9 Jun , 2020  

The incoming Government must prioritise the provision of affordable, secure housing for long-term renters. That’s according to the Housing Alliance, a collaboration of six of Ireland’s largest Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs). The organisation said thousands of people across Ireland who do not qualify for social housing need good-quality, affordable housing where they can put down roots knowing […]

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Big Picture Thinking for OKTO Technologies

4 Jun , 2020  

NI-based OKTO Technologies is the only company in Ireland to achieve strategic partnership status with Samsung for ‘The Wall’ – its latest innovation in luxury home entertainment.  As partner, OKTO becomes Samsung’s first official supplier and integrator of The Wall, the world’s largest, bespoke screen, which measures up to 292 inches. Aimed at the high-end consumer […]

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Introduction of FREE 24/7 employee assistance programme and wellbeing app for all construction workers in Ireland

3 Jun , 2020  

The global pandemic is having a negative impact on people’s mental health in society; those in the construction industry who have faced a long lay-off are no exception.  To help construction workers to cope with these issues, the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity is launching a free and confidential 24/7 helpline and wellbeing app on 3rd June […]

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