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A&L Goodbody sees good prospects in construction sector as it hires new partner

28 Mar , 2018  

Irish law firm A&L Goodbody is adding to its construction team in Dublin with the appointment of Conor Owens as a new partner. The construction industry has seen a surge in activity over the last two years. This is mainly due to more favourable economic conditions in Ireland. International construction consultant, Aecom, has predicted that the Irish construction […]

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They didn’t cut corners, they covered them!

27 Mar , 2018  

A customer service driven packaging adjustment by Ecocem also delivered production efficiencies. Today Ecocem are still reaping the rewards of ALS Labelling Solutions’ incremental innovations. Case Study Clear label application secured bags and reduced dust residue Cleaner bags eliminated customer dissatisfaction with dust issue by 100% Alternative printing method increased production line efficiency Ecocem is […]

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FastHouse lands 470-lodge contract at Center Parcs Longford

22 Mar , 2018  

Limavady based manufacturing firm, FastHouse, has been awarded a major contract for the manufacture and installation of 470 holiday lodges at the eagerly-awaited Center Parcs in Longford. FastHouse’s Installation Teams have already commenced work on the 10-month build programme at the 400-acre Longford Forest site in Ballymahon. It is set to open in 2019. It was […]

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Western Building Systems off to a flying start in Wales

15 Mar , 2018  

Specialist construction company, Western Building Systems has clinched their first contract award under the Welsh Procurement Alliance’s (WPA) £1bn modular buildings framework. The procurement framework is available to public sector organisations in Wales and forms one of the WPA Construction, Extension and Refurbishment portfolios. Western will be responsible for the off-site manufacture and on-site construction […]

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NSAI Launch ISO 45001 in Conjunction with Collen Construction Limited

12 Mar , 2018  

The world’s first occupational health and safety international standard, ISO 45001, will publish on 12th March 2018. ISO 45001 will give organisations an internationally recognised occupational health and safety standard to follow.  This standard provides the specification for formal, systematic analysis and management of risk, management of regulatory compliance, promotion of safer work practices, and […]

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New Komatsu Midi breaks cover ahead of Irish launch

12 Mar , 2018  

With first models already available in Ireland – ahead of its official debut in April at the Intermat Fair in Paris – the new Komatsu PC80MR-5 is a model that perfectly illustrates what happens when superb design comes together with excellent comfort and superior safety to create an eye–watering challenger in what is a highly […]

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Ecological Building Services to host Ecological Self Build & Renovate Open Day

12 Mar , 2018  

Ecological Building Systems. are hosting a FREE Self Build & Renovate Open day taking place in Athboy, Co. Meath. This FREE event will be an information day for anyone planning a self-build project, a home extension or indeed retrofit project.  They will have Practical demonstrations of our Award-Winning building products, A range of guidance Talks […]

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New Concrete ticket course listings for 2018

9 Mar , 2018  

The Irish Concrete Society has launched a series of Concrete Ticket courses for Spring / Summer 2018. The Concrete Ticket is a half-day course providing guidance on the correct handling, finishing, curing and ordering of concrete for construction. The course is suitable for those who are involved and responsible for the receiving, transporting, placing and […]

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500 jobs to be created in major Merrion Square Office Development

7 Mar , 2018  

A new large Grade A office development comprising over 26,000 square metres of net lettable floor area in two distinct office blocks has commenced construction in Dublin’s prime Merrion Square area. The redevelopment of ESB’s site on Fitzwilliam Street Lower, which is effectively an entire city block, was given the green light by An Bord […]

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Hagan Homes to accept Bitcoin payments for new homes

7 Mar , 2018  

Ballyclare-based Hagan Homes, one of Northern Ireland’s largest homebuilders, has announced that it will accept a Bitcoin transaction as a form of payment for its new homes. The company is believed to be the first homebuilder in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland to accept Bitcoin, which is a decentralized digital currency. The worldwide payment […]