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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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€3.5 billion yearly expected to be allocated to infrastructural investment plan

24 Aug , 2015  

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin is expected to announce in the coming weeks the allocation of the Government’s infrastructural investment plan. Large scale projects in housing, roads, education, communication and flood prevention are to be revealed which form part of the State’s capital plan. Roads and social housing are expected to feature heavily in […]

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Terex Construction appoints new Irish equipment distributor

24 Aug , 2015  

Terex Construction has further strengthened its distributor network with the appointment of Embankment Machinery Sales (EMS) Ltd. Based in Saggart, Co. Dublin, the experienced construction machinery supplier will join the Terex network in July, providing sales, service and support for the Republic of Ireland. Introduced as part of a continued drive to increase the international […]

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Planning permission granted for €150m development at Boland’s Mill

24 Aug , 2015  

Nama are to finance a €150 development at Boland’s Mills which will see the historic site converted to mixed use. The development will include 36,759m2 of residential, office and retail space. Mark Reynolds of Savills said: “Dublin City Council’s decision to grant planning permission for the development of Boland’s Mill is great news for the […]

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Kilsaran International is awarded Energy Management ISO50001

24 Aug , 2015  

Kilsaran International, has been awarded the ISO50001 accreditation for the implementation of a new energy management system across its Paving & Walling and Dry Products manufacturing facilities, as well as its transportation fleet. The ISO50001 certification recognises the continual reduction of a business’s energy use, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and better energy efficiencies. Kilsaran worked […]

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Fastest growth in Construction PMI since November 2004

24 Aug , 2015  

Irish construction’s recovery was evident in June, according to figures released in the latest Construction Purchasing Managers Index from Ulster Bank. The index, which is designed to track changes in total construction activity, rose to 65.7 in June from 63.3 in the previous month This is the fastest rate of growth seen by the survey […]