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BAM acquires stake in Irish modular homes specialist MHI

14 Feb , 2019  

BAM has acquired a non-controlling share in leading modular homes provider Modern Homes Ireland (MHI). MHI constructs quality assured steel-framed homes and commercial buildings within a precision-controlled environment with units being up-to 95 per cent constructed before leaving the factory. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed. BAM has taken the strategic step with […]

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EDGE Innovate invests £8m in new plant and new people as business grows

14 Feb , 2019  

Dungannon based EDGE Innovate is implementing a four year expansion programme focused on innovation, employment, skills development and export growth. The company is investing nearly £8 million in the business including an expansion of its production and office facilities and the construction of a new 37,500 ft2 factory. The investment also includes the creation of 80 […]

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Mercedes-Benz to exhibit at National Construction Summit

12 Feb , 2019  

Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles division will be amongst the leading exhibitors attending the forthcoming 5th Annual National Construction Summit, taking place at Citywest, Dublin on March 14th next. Coupled with a manned trade stand, models showing from its light commercial vehicle range will be the popular mid-sized Vito van and X-Class pickup – a unit designed […]

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Hardware Association Ireland appoints Sean Moran as President

7 Feb , 2019  

Hardware Association Ireland (HAI), the national representative body for over 370 hardware and DIY retailers, builders merchants, and manufacturers and distributors across Ireland, has appointed Sean Moran as its new President.  Sean is CEO and majority shareholder of the Home Project Centre Group, which currently has 14 trading units around the country, employs 250 people […]

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Komatsu brings sparkle to Bauma

30 Jan , 2019  

A touch of sparkle visits the Komatsu stand at the Bauma 2019 construction machinery trade fair in Munich this year with the promise of a number of ‘world premieres’, details of which will not be released until the event itself in April. Forecasting what these ‘under wraps’ developments might be, industry watchers point to the […]

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Italy’s earthquake rubble recycled on-site using Northern Irish machinery

29 Jan , 2019  

Dungannon company Kiverco has won its first export success in the Italian market. The deal, worth six figures, sees its mobile recycling plant used to help recover post-earthquake rubble in Umbria, central Italy. Kiverco consults, designs, manufactures and builds robust recycling plants to suit all types of waste streams. The company has worked with Invest […]

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Portadown engineering firm to double workforce as it opens new manufacturing facility

29 Jan , 2019  

Boyce Precision Engineering has officially opened its new manufacturing facility and announced plans to almost double its workforce as part of a £6.9m investment. The company has built a new facility at Charlestown Road Industrial Estate on a site purchased from Invest Northern Ireland. The investment is part of a five year project to increase […]

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Minister Bruton calls on Public Sector to Step Up Ambition at SEAI conference

17 Jan , 2019  

Over 650 representatives from public bodies and government departments today attended the annual Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) public sector conference at UCD to advance their energy efficiency. This third national conference will focus on driving the public sector beyond the Government’s energy efficiency target of 33% by 2020. Opening the conference today, Minister for Communications, Climate […]

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The Digital Hub selects architect and project management firms to support its development

16 Jan , 2019  

The Digital Hub, Ireland’s largest and most established cluster of technology, digital media and internet companies, has announced the appointment of Scott Tallon Walker Architects and KSN Project Management to support the development of The Digital Hub. Following an EU-wide tendering process, Scott Tallon Walker Architects has been selected as the Design Team and KSN […]

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Ardmac awarded Commercial Fit Out of Hilti HQ Finglas

16 Jan , 2019  

Ardmac, the leading International construction specialist, has been awarded the contract to commercially fit out the Dublin head office of Hilti, a leading software, products and services company which services the professional construction industry. The 1065m² refurbishment of Hilti’s Irish head office, based at Finglas in North Dublin, will be completed by Ardmac in a […]