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AG opens Specification Centre in Dublin

15 Nov , 2019  

ALeading, specialist building products firm, AG, has recently opened a new, state-of-the-art specification centre in Swords, underlining its commitment to the Irish market. Headquartered in Tyrone, AG is a 3rd generation family owned business which employs around 200 staff throughout Ireland and the UK. AG manufactures and sells a wide range of specialist walling, paving […]

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Komatsu hears up for busy 2020 model arrivals

15 Nov , 2019  

KKomatsu distributor McHale Plant Sales is clearing the way for what its sales director, John O’Brien says will be the arrival of ‘a slew of new 2020 model introductions’. Headlining the new models will be the arrival in Spring of an all-new PC30, a 3.5-tonnes battery powered mini excavator that balances power and performance where […]

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Irish Construction Firm Creates 90 New Jobs

12 Nov , 2019  

Townmore secures 2020 construction projects across Dublin, Cork and London worth an estimated €130 million. Newly-appointed managing director, James Godley, heralded the start of a new era for Townmore as he officially launched the construction firm’s rebrand before a large gathering of industry professionals.  Godley’s move to Townmore, following three decades in senior management roles for […]

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Heat Merchants selected as Overall Merchant of the Year!

11 Nov , 2019  

Heat Merchants was named Overall Plumbers’ Merchant of the Year at Ireland’s Plumbing & Heating Awards during a ceremony in Dublin recently. The judges said ‘despite their size Heat Merchants is still able to deliver a very personal and professional service, making sure the customer is always satisfied’. Heat Merchants is an Irish owned company […]

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Falzinc from Kalzip enters Irish Roofing Industry

1 Nov , 2019  

Kalzip foldable aluminium is the ideal material for traditional metal working techniques. Dublin 13 based Quality Building Materials (QBM) has today announced their partnership with German headquartered Kalzip.  The innovative aluminium manufacturers supply the Irish independent waterproofing suppliers with FalZinc, TitanSilver and Dark FalZinc which perfectly compliment traditional and modern planning concepts all whilst being […]

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€1.35 million Secured to Finance New Social Housing Project and Training Centre in Dublin City Centre

29 Oct , 2019  

Initiative Ireland has announced that its clients have committed €1.35 million to finance the construction of a new social housing project and training centre in Dublin’s City Centre. Co-funded by the company’s impact investor community of Irish businesses and private investors, the project will provide 9 additional social housing apartments and a training centre for […]

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Construction Industry Urges Workers to ‘Take Care With Chemicals’

25 Oct , 2019  

The focus of the final day of Construction Safety Week 2019 is on working safety with hazardous substances, and more specially, to ‘take care with chemicals. The Chemical Agent Regulations outline a specific requirement to complete a Chemical Agents risk assessment of the chemical agents used in the workplace. Visit: https://cif.ie/safety-week/ to view a recorded webinar […]

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New trading partner for CONTI+ in Ireland

23 Oct , 2019  

The CONTI+ brand continues to drive internationalisation with the announcement of a new partnership in Ireland: the Versatile Group headquartered in Navan, Co Meath, about 30 minutes from Dublin. Established in 1984, the family-owned design-focused distributor specialises in European designer bathroom and tile brands alongside technical heating, cooling & ventilation solutions. The company offers a rich heritage of sourcing and providing […]

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New Digital Construction platform emerges

22 Oct , 2019  

BIMcert’s innovative training platform for the construction industry is opening now and about to become a reality. The new platform is live with temporary free training for all. The platform is an online training portal enabling all construction workers to embrace. BIMcert aims to develop a series of training interventions using digital technology and improved […]

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Construction Industry urges Contractors to Check Before You Dig!

22 Oct , 2019  

Today’s (Tuesday 22nd) focus is on Working Safely with Electricity, which includes a clear message to all construction personnel to ‘check before you dig’, which relates to the importance of liaising with the respective utility service provider in advance of undertaking works in near proximity.  For example, ESB Networks welcome enquiries on voltage and location […]

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