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Construction market growth prompts investment by Garage Doors

8 Oct , 2018  

Garage Doors in Ballymena is recruiting 17 additional staff to help deliver growing sales across Great Britain. The family business is a leading manufacturer of bespoke garage doors and is expecting its sales to grow by 50 per cent over the next three years due to a buoyant UK construction sector. Speaking about the investment, […]

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Senior Appointment at Glenveagh Properties PLC

8 Oct , 2018  

Glenveagh Properties PLC has appointed Mary Birmingham as Chief Investment Officer at its Glenveagh Living subsidiary. Glenveagh Living focusses on developing residential communities in partnership with institutional investors, approved housing bodies, government agencies and strategic landlords.  The division is complementary to Glenveagh Homes which builds homes for the private market. Mary Birmingham is a Chartered […]

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CITB NI survey shows that the majority of construction companies plan to implement BIM within the next 3 years

8 Oct , 2018  

A European survey conducted by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB NI), as part of a Belfast Met-led EU Horizon 2020 BIM (Building Information Modelling) programme known as BIMcert, has shown that two thirds of construction companies are planning to implement BIM within the next 3 years, highlighting the increasing need for companies to adopt and […]

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FoodCentral, Home of Keelings, Welcomes Oakland International

28 Sep , 2018  

FoodCentral, an Irish company wholly owned by the Keeling family and run by William Keeling, is pleased to welcome Oakland International, a supply chain specialist company, to take up residence at the international Food Park in a c.€4.5million investment. FoodCentral located beside Dublin Airport and near Dublin Port, totals c.280 acres and provides a strategically […]

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London surveying consultancy expands into Northern Ireland

5 Sep , 2018  

GIA is a specialist multi-disciplinary surveying and design consultancy with its Head Office on the Southbank in London. It is setting up a new office in Belfast with up to 16 new roles. With 150 staff across Manchester and London, the company is the largest specialist advisor in the UK on Rights of Light matters, as […]

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Lisburn based KME Steelworks braced for growing sales

5 Sep , 2018  

Engineering business KME Steelworks is expanding its workforce in Lisburn to help leverage the growing opportunities which exist for its precision engineering sub contract services and precast concrete mould products globally. KME is a leading provider of sub-contract services to a wide range of equipment manufacturers. It is also recognised as a main supplier of bespoke steel […]

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Dublin Selected as Host City for Global DIY Summit in 2019

5 Sep , 2018  

Dublin has been selected to host the 2019 Global DIY Summit following a competitive process which included bids from a number of key convention destinations including Rome and Amsterdam. The event, which will take place over the course of two days in The Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) next June, is expected to generate up to […]

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Johnson and Johnson VisionCare build energy efficient gym and medical centre

5 Sep , 2018  

Johnson and Johnson VisionCare have completed building a new gym and medical centre with support from SEAI and it’s EXEED (Excellence in Energy Efficient Design) certification programme. This has resulted in the new facility being 25% more energy efficient than current building regulations. SEAI’s EXEED encourages innovation in how we design and manage projects and […]

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SEAI’s EXEED Certification helping businesses cut costs and reduce energy consumption

28 Aug , 2018  

Businesses, large and small, as well as public bodies are achieving energy savings with support from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). SEAI’s EXEED (Excellence in Energy Efficient Design) certification programme is proving to have a real impact across a number of sectors. EXEED encourages innovation in how we design and manage projects and is driving the […]

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McMonagle Stone launches first showroom in Northern Ireland 

20 Aug , 2018  

McMonagle Stone, a leading manufacturer and supplier of natural stone building and landscaping materials celebrated the launch of their first showroom in Northern Ireland on Thursday, 16th August. Opened since March, the new internal showroom is located within Lissue Industrial Estate East in Lisburn and showcases a broad range of indigenous and imported products from […]