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Western Building Systems off to a flying start in Wales

15 Mar , 2018  

Specialist construction company, Western Building Systems has clinched their first contract award under the Welsh Procurement Alliance’s (WPA) £1bn modular buildings framework. The procurement framework is available to public sector organisations in Wales and forms one of the WPA Construction, Extension and Refurbishment portfolios. Western will be responsible for the off-site manufacture and on-site construction […]

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NSAI Launch ISO 45001 in Conjunction with Collen Construction Limited

12 Mar , 2018  

The world’s first occupational health and safety international standard, ISO 45001, will publish on 12th March 2018. ISO 45001 will give organisations an internationally recognised occupational health and safety standard to follow.  This standard provides the specification for formal, systematic analysis and management of risk, management of regulatory compliance, promotion of safer work practices, and […]

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New Komatsu Midi breaks cover ahead of Irish launch

12 Mar , 2018  

With first models already available in Ireland – ahead of its official debut in April at the Intermat Fair in Paris – the new Komatsu PC80MR-5 is a model that perfectly illustrates what happens when superb design comes together with excellent comfort and superior safety to create an eye–watering challenger in what is a highly […]

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Ecological Building Services to host Ecological Self Build & Renovate Open Day

12 Mar , 2018  

Ecological Building Systems. are hosting a FREE Self Build & Renovate Open day taking place in Athboy, Co. Meath. This FREE event will be an information day for anyone planning a self-build project, a home extension or indeed retrofit project.  They will have Practical demonstrations of our Award-Winning building products, A range of guidance Talks […]

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New Concrete ticket course listings for 2018

9 Mar , 2018  

The Irish Concrete Society has launched a series of Concrete Ticket courses for Spring / Summer 2018. The Concrete Ticket is a half-day course providing guidance on the correct handling, finishing, curing and ordering of concrete for construction. The course is suitable for those who are involved and responsible for the receiving, transporting, placing and […]

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500 jobs to be created in major Merrion Square Office Development

7 Mar , 2018  

A new large Grade A office development comprising over 26,000 square metres of net lettable floor area in two distinct office blocks has commenced construction in Dublin’s prime Merrion Square area. The redevelopment of ESB’s site on Fitzwilliam Street Lower, which is effectively an entire city block, was given the green light by An Bord […]

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Hagan Homes to accept Bitcoin payments for new homes

7 Mar , 2018  

Ballyclare-based Hagan Homes, one of Northern Ireland’s largest homebuilders, has announced that it will accept a Bitcoin transaction as a form of payment for its new homes. The company is believed to be the first homebuilder in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland to accept Bitcoin, which is a decentralized digital currency. The worldwide payment […]

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Expert speakers confirmed for Ireland’s biggest Annual Project Management Conference

21 Feb , 2018  

The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) today announces the expert speakers for Ireland’s premier conference on project management. With the theme The Change Makers, the Chapter’s annual conference takes place in the Aviva Stadium on 26 April 2018 and will see some of Ireland’s most respected industry leaders discuss managing, driving and achieving change. Notable speakers include Dr […]

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Construction Industry requires over 110,000 additional workers to rebuild Ireland

19 Feb , 2018  

The construction industry has launched a transition year initiative to facilitate students interested in working in Ireland’s most innovative construction companies.  The initiative will see students completing work experience in the offices of construction companies in addition to on construction sites. Dermot Carey, Director, Safety & Training, CIF said: “The construction industry has undergone significant changes […]

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Gyproc Ireland announces €8million investment at its Monaghan quarry

13 Feb , 2018  

  Gyproc, Ireland’s leading manufacturer of plaster and plasterboard and part of the Saint-Gobain group, has today announced an investment of €8million as part of the development of its quarry in Knocknacran, Co. Monaghan. The development will see Gyproc recommence operations in the quarry, ensuring it has access to a long-term supply of gypsum rock, […]