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Expert speakers confirmed for Ireland’s biggest Annual Project Management Conference

21 Feb , 2018  

The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) today announces the expert speakers for Ireland’s premier conference on project management. With the theme The Change Makers, the Chapter’s annual conference takes place in the Aviva Stadium on 26 April 2018 and will see some of Ireland’s most respected industry leaders discuss managing, driving and achieving change. Notable speakers include Dr […]

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Construction Industry requires over 110,000 additional workers to rebuild Ireland

19 Feb , 2018  

The construction industry has launched a transition year initiative to facilitate students interested in working in Ireland’s most innovative construction companies.  The initiative will see students completing work experience in the offices of construction companies in addition to on construction sites. Dermot Carey, Director, Safety & Training, CIF said: “The construction industry has undergone significant changes […]

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Gyproc Ireland announces €8million investment at its Monaghan quarry

13 Feb , 2018  

  Gyproc, Ireland’s leading manufacturer of plaster and plasterboard and part of the Saint-Gobain group, has today announced an investment of €8million as part of the development of its quarry in Knocknacran, Co. Monaghan. The development will see Gyproc recommence operations in the quarry, ensuring it has access to a long-term supply of gypsum rock, […]

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Adston Shortlisted for Two Major Irish Construction Excellence Awards

12 Feb , 2018  

Adston, one of the UK and Ireland’s leading construction companies, has been shortlisted for two major Irish Construction Excellence (ICE) Awards, which include the ICE Award for Innovation in Construction and the Health, Safety & Wellbeing Award. Adston CEO, Francis Smith, on being shortlisted as a finalist in two categories, said, “It is a great privilege […]

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SEAI to invest €2.5m in RD&D solutions for next generation energy

8 Feb , 2018  

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced a research fund of over €2.5 million to support cutting-edge research, development and demonstration energy projects in 2018. The Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) Funding Programme aims to develop new energy solutions that can help our homes, businesses and communities become more energy efficient and deliver a cleaner energy future. […]

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CIS and Esri Ireland map €56 billion worth of construction projects throughout Ireland

31 Jan , 2018  

Esri Ireland, the market leader in geographic information services, today announces that Construction Information Services (CIS) has leveraged its digital mapping platform to present its members with a visual guide to construction projects around Ireland. 36,500 construction projects, worth €56 billion, are currently mapped on this visual platform. CIS is Ireland’s leading construction intelligence service […]

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Airsynergy scoops major UK Tech Award

18 Jan , 2018  

Airsynergy, one of Ireland’s leading cleantech firms, has scooped the top award for Renewable Energy Technology of the Year at the third annual Energy Awards 2017. The awards, which took place at the London Hilton Hotel in December 2017, recognise international excellence in the energy market and are attended by some of the most senior operators in […]

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Glenveagh announces the purchase of site at East Road

12 Jan , 2018  

Glenveagh Properties PLC, a leading Irish housebuilder listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges, has signed an unconditional legal contract to acquire a 2 hectare site in Dublin’s North Docklands with the potential to deliver in excess of 450 residential units (subject to planning).  The exact purchase price is commercially sensitive but is in excess of €40 […]

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PM Group Appoints Two New Board Directors

12 Jan , 2018  

The Board of Project Management Holdings Ltd (PM Group) has announced the appointment of Andy Rayner and Anthony O’Rourke to its Board. Andy Rayner (pictured right) is the Group’s Pharma Sector Director and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Andy has worked with PM Group since 1989 and has over 30 years of experience, primarily in the pharmaceutical industry. […]

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NBC launch Ireland’s Digital ambition for a ‘Connected’ industry

12 Jan , 2018  

Prior to Christmas, the National BIM Council published the first digital strategy for Ireland’s construction industry, titled a ‘Roadmap to Digital Transition’. Over the past 18 months, the council have consulted and researched, both domestically and internationally to offer a vision and direction for the sector that looks to achieve 20% reductions in cost, 20% […]