Project managers announce all-island working group on Brexit

26 Apr , 2018  

Irish project managers have announced the establishment of a cross-border working group to address Brexit, today (26 April) at the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s (PMI) annual conference. The new all-island working group will make recommendations on how Brexit’s impact on cross-border projects can be minimised. The group, consisting of members from the Ireland Chapter […]


Komatsu introduces ‘Komvision’ surround view visibility

19 Apr , 2018  

KomVision is the name given by Komatsu to its new ‘surround view’ visibility system now being fitted as a standard safety feature on all excavators. KomVision is said by Komatsu to be ‘a visual aid’ that goes beyond safety regulations. It complies with the provisions of ISO5006:2017 – the new visibility testing standard which came into force […]


Launch of Ireland Chapter of PMI’s Annual Index Survey

12 Apr , 2018  

The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI), the largest professional organisation for project managers in Ireland with over 1,300 members, has today released its inaugural Annual Index Survey. The national survey completed by members across industries such as IT, construction, pharmaceuticals, and financial services outlined that almost 75% of Irish project management leaders had projects negatively […]


Rebrand – Ecocem Ireland, Low Carbon Cement Producer

9 Apr , 2018  

Ecocem is Europe’s largest independent specialist producer of GGBS (Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag) cement with a capacity of 2.4 million tonnes. Significant developments in the organisation have seen a growing interaction across its operating regions in Ireland, Holland, France, UK and Sweden, as well as the emergence of new product opportunities following 3 to 4 […]


Leading Behavioural Science Expert Will Make First Speaking Appearance at National Construction Summit

4 Apr , 2018  

Bob Cummins is a leading practitioner in behavioural science, specialising in health and safety within the construction industry and on 2nd May, he will make his first speaker appearance in Ireland at the National Construction Summit on ‘How Behavioural Science is Helping to Build the New Children’s Hospital Safely’. Also an author and founder and director of Edinburgh-based […]


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 […]


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 […]



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 […]


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 […]


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 […]