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Geothermal Association of Ireland announces winners of the Installation of the Year Awards

18 Apr , 2016  

The Geothermal Association of Ireland has announced the winners of this year’s Brecan Mooney Installation of the Year Awards. Wicklow-based Brendan Robinson was presented with the Installation of the Year Award in the Domestic Category for his installation of a geothermal heating system in his home in Blackrock, Blessington, Co Wicklow. Meanwhile, Neil McDaid and […]

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Wexford Marine specialists add to excavator fleet

18 Mar , 2016  

Reflecting the improving business climate generally, Wexford-based marine engineering contractors, Marine Specialists Limited of Foulksmills and Ballymitty, has invested in additional plant with their purchase of a Komatsu PC360LR-10 hydraulic excavator. Supplied by Komatsu distributor McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill, the new long reach crawler excavator, fitted with a 3D GPS system will be replacing the […]

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Acheson & Glover granted premium supplier status with AMBA

2 Mar , 2016  

Acheson & Glover (AG) has cemented its position as one of the leading suppliers of paving, walling and facing brick in the Republic of Ireland by signing a one-year deal with the Allied Merchants Buying Association (AMBA), which will see it granted premium supplier status. Following a similar deal in 2015 and a longer-standing relationship […]

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Ulster Bank Construction PMI reports sharpest increase in new business for seven months

8 Feb , 2016  

Growth in the Irish construction sector strengthened at the start of 2016, with activity rising at the fastest pace in seven months on the back of an accelerated expansion in new business according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction PMI report. This encouraged firms to take on extra staff and increase their purchasing activity, while […]

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BAM reaches Financial Close of €230 million N25 New Ross Bypass PPP Project

26 Jan , 2016  

A consortium led by BAM has reached financial close with the National Roads Authority (NRA) for the €230 million N25 New Ross Bypass PPP project. All project and financing agreements have now been signed and the project implementation work can get underway immediately. The project will support up to 2,100 jobs locally and across the […]

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L&M Keating Engineering increases Merlo fleet

18 Jan , 2016  

Clare-based civil engineering contractor, L & M Keating Limited of Kilmihil, has expanded its telehandler fleet with the addition of two new Panoramic units – a P40.17 Plus and a P38.13 – bringing to 14 the number of Merlo units in operation at the company. Supplied by Merlo distributor McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill and […]

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JCB puts Michelin in pole position

10 Dec , 2015  

JCB has specified high flotation Michelin XeoBib VF 600/60 R28 tyres as original equipment on its new pole planting machine, the 4CX Polemaster+. After comparing a range of alternatives, JCB was impressed by the tyres’ ability to protect soft ground when working in the field by spreading the machine’s weight over a larger footprint – […]

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Kildare firm puts new Merlo through its paces

3 Dec , 2015  

Leading Kildare construction firm Kindregan Developments Limited has recently added a new Merlo P40.17 telehandler to its fleet and has wasted no time putting the machine through its paces. Supplied by Merlo distributor in Ireland, McHale Plant Sales of Rathcoole and Birdhill, the new unit has been put to work by Kindregan Developments, Ltd. on a restoration project […]

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Winter issue of Building Ireland magazine out now

4 Nov , 2015  

You can now get your hands on the latest edition of Building Ireland now. The latest 104 page magazine is full of interviews and features with Ireland’s leading Building Professionals. We look at the amazing work of McGarry Carpentry & Construction, while we also hear from Offaly man Damien Brickland who founded the hugely successful […]

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Priority Construction – first in Ireland with new Komatsu units

2 Nov , 2015  

Priority Construction, one of Ireland’s leading civil engineering contractors, has taken delivery of two new Komatsu PW148-10 wheeled excavators, the first of their kind to be sold here. Supplied by Komatsu distributor McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill and Rathcoole, the new machines have been put to work on roadwork projects being carried out by Priority […]

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