Dubai based, Irish architecture & interior design firm Serendipity By Design Opens Dublin Office

11 May , 2018  

Serendipity By Design, a design consultancy firm, founded by Rebecca Gernon over 20 years ago opens an office in Dublin this month. Rebecca has worked on hundreds of projects across the Middle East basing herself in Dubai for the past 24 years. Her career took her to some of the biggest hubs of architectural innovation across the globe, […]


Sisk commits to double energy productivity

1 May , 2018  

John Sisk & Son, Ireland’s largest construction company, has become the first Irish business to join global energy efficiency initiative EP100. As part of its EP100 membership commitment, Sisk has pledged to double its energy productivity within 25 years, joining companies such as Schneider Electric, Johnson Controls, Danfoss and H&M in demonstrating climate leadership by reducing energy use. Supported by The Climate Group, which leads EP100 in partnership with the Alliance […]


Top Builders Merchants in Northern Ireland honoured

30 Apr , 2018  

Builders merchants from Belfast, Lisburn, Newry, Larne, Coleraine and Ballywalter have been honoured in the fifth Octabuild Builders Merchant Awards for Northern Ireland. The building material manufacturers who organised the awards as Octabuild are: Gyproc, Dulux Paints, Glennon Brothers, Kingspan Insulation, Sanbra Fyffe, Tegral and Wavin. The overall award went to JP Corry, Lisburn while […]


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 […]