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CGDM Construction announces new office premises at Carnbane Business Park

2 Jul , 2018  

Newry based construction firm, CGDM Construction has announced that it is investing over half a million pounds in the construction of new office premises at Carnbane Business Park and creating 10 new jobs with the support of Invest Northern Ireland. Invest NI has offered the company £74,000 of support towards the creation of the new […]

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IBEC warns of skill shortages in the construction sector

2 Jul , 2018  

Property Industry Ireland, the Ibec group that represents businesses operating in the property sector, has said that while the growth in overall employment numbers is welcome, it masks the situation of the construction sector. Commenting on today’s CSO releases PII Director, Dr. David Duffy stated: “Having lost over 160,000 jobs during the downturn, employment has […]

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Air Traffic Control Tower at Dublin Airport Takes Shape

2 Jul , 2018  

BAM’s construction of the new 23-storey Air Traffic Visual Control (ATVC) tower at Dublin Airport, which is set to become one of the tallest structures in Ireland, is taking shape with the complex installation of a 106 tonne steel ring completed this week (Monday 28 May). The ring, which will form Floor 1 of the control […]

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CIF honours 100 year-old carpenter Paul Fogarty

2 Jul , 2018  

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and the Construction Worker’s Pension Scheme (CWPS) honoured Mr. Paul Fogarty, who celebrated his 100th birthday on Tuesday (26.06.18.) Mr. Fogarty was honoured for his outstanding contribution to the construction industry and his beloved trade of carpentry, throughout the last century. Dominic Doheny, CIF President presented Mr. Fogarty with a copy […]

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CIF & An Garda Síochána join forces to combat machine and tool theft with #SecureItKeepIt campaign

2 Jul , 2018  

An Garda Síochána along with The CIF are taking a proactive role in crime prevention in the Construction Industry which has historically has been targeted by criminals. Building sites are by nature easy targets for criminals due to the types of materials, tools and machinery on site. Figures show there has been a rise of approximately […]

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Saint-Gobain launches Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) training courses

28 Jun , 2018  

The Saint-Gobain Ireland Technical Academy today announced that it is adding to its existing training portfolio by launching a series of nZEB modular courses. Starting this July, these innovative nZEB courses will offer those working in construction in Ireland a chance to upskill, free of charge, in an increasingly regulated area of the construction industry. The European Energy Performance of […]

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Premier Electrics invests in people for growth

30 May , 2018  

Premier Electrics is investing in its workforce in Mid-Ulster to help drive future growth across the UK, Ireland and Europe. The electrical contracting and maintenance services company is implementing an extensive three-year training programme to develop the skills of the workforce, and is recruiting an additional 10 new staff. The investment will enable Premier Electrics […]

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KES Group to build state of the art manufacturing facility at Strabane Business Park

30 May , 2018  

KES Group is to make a multi-million pound investment in a new, purpose built, manufacturing facility at Strabane Business Park. The company has purchased circa 3.5 acres of land on the Invest Northern Ireland owned Business Park to accommodate their first phase of development. Conor McCrossan, Managing Director, KES Group said: “This is a very […]

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Specialist Joinery Group announces new jobs as it officially opens its £5million factory

30 May , 2018  

As it marks 30 years of business, Specialist Joinery Group is recruiting 52 additional staff as part of a multi-million pounds investment. The investment included a major extension to its factory in Maghera which now spans three acres. The bespoke joinery and fitted furniture manufacturer is expanding its workforce to help grow its business in Great Britain […]

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Novi enables Flynn Management & Contractors to construct from the Cloud following €250,000 IT upgrade

25 May , 2018  

Novi, the cyber security and proactive IT provider, today announces that it has carried out a €250,000 upgrade of construction solutions provider Flynn Management & Contractors’ IT infrastructure. The project enables the contractor to leverage advanced, resource intensive applications such as Building Information Modelling (BIM) in its developments for the first time to speed up […]

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