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Marlet appoints BAM Ireland as main contractor for commercial development the Shipping Office on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay

14 Dec , 2020  

Marlet has appointed BAM Ireland as the main contractor for the Shipping Office, a commercial development in the heart of the Silicon Docks, which received last month a €101m financing facility from Activate Capital. Designed to an exceptionally high standard to achieve LEED & Wiredscore Platinum Certification, this development will comprise 177,000 sq ft of […]

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Mercury launches partnership with mental health charity Aware

14 Dec , 2020  

Mercury has formally announced its corporate partnership with Aware, a leading mental health charity in Ireland. As part of this partnership, Mercury and Aware have committed to working together to promote awareness initiatives around the importance of helping to break down the stigma associated with mental health and to create increased awareness with the construction […]

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Demolition and enabling works begin for €200m Limerick project

14 Dec , 2020  

John Sisk & Sonis delighted to be part of the biggest single commercial property programme investment in Limerick and largest ever outside the capital that got underway today at the Opera site.  Having achieved planning in February 2020, the demolition and enabling works programme were commenced today by Sisk at the 1.62 hectare site that […]

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RIAI Celebrates the Rising Stars of Irish Architecture

14 Dec , 2020  

The Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has announced the winners in its Future and Student Awards 2020. The awards, which are open to students of architecture and architectural technology, recognise architectural excellence amongst the student body as well as up and coming talent within the profession. Winning submissions included a proposal to create a […]

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Digital Construction Technologies helps those dealing with challenges through sporting support

10 Dec , 2020  

A new soccer team DCT United, was launched today at Tallaght’s Shamrock Rovers stadium. DCT United was set up by a group of like-minded friends with the idea stemming from the COVID-19 lockdown, founding member Joe Lumumba explained. “Many of us were finding the lockdown tough, we didn’t see each other, and with many of […]

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Housing commencements feeling the impact of Covid-19

8 Dec , 2020  

The latest Housing Market Monitor published today by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) shows that housing supply is feeling the impact of Covid-19 disruptions and won’t match demand until at least the end of 2023. With a decline in both completions and commencements of new builds this year due the current pandemic the supply […]

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Housing Minister Hands over Home to Front Line Worker

19 Nov , 2020  

Tuath welcomed Minister for Housing, Darragh O’Brien to present keys to Cooleven’s first tenant, where 83 newly-built family homes will be let before Christmas, under South Dublin County Council’s choice-based lettings scheme.  The 20 apartments and sixty-three houses were built by Grandbrind Ltd under contract to Tuath. Total loan finance of €24.1M was provided to […]

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Lightning Protection International appointment Grace Nolan as Marketing Manager

18 Nov , 2020  

Lightning Protection International (LPI), Europe’s leading suppliers of lightning protection, electrical earthing systems and surge protection devices, have announced the appointment of Grace Nolan as Marketing Manager. Grace joined Lightning Protection International in 2017 and has since held a number of executive roles including accounts assistant and marketing executive prior to her appointment as Marketing […]

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New Komatsu Midi Excavator an early-2021 arrival

17 Nov , 2020  

The ongoing drive by manufacturers to produce machines that deliver added value in terms of features designed to meet current and future regulations whilst satisfying market needs for greater productivity are factors evident in the new Komatsu PC88MR-11 midi excavator, first versions of which will arrive in Ireland from January onwards. Successor to its acclaimed […]

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Free BIMcert BIM upskilling

10 Nov , 2020  

As part of European Vocational Skills Week, the Belfast Metropolitan College led digital construction project BIMcert will provide free upskilling in a webinar on Thursday. The fifth edition of the European Vocational Skills Week is a 100% online event organised by the European Commission in cooperation with the German Presidency of the Council of the […]