BAM reaches Financial Close of €230 million N25 New Ross Bypass PPP Project

26 Jan , 2016  

A consortium led by BAM has reached financial close with the National Roads Authority (NRA) for the €230 million N25 New Ross Bypass PPP project. All project and financing agreements have now been signed and the project implementation work can get underway immediately. The project will support up to 2,100 jobs locally and across the […]


Twenty-five years of Shannon Valley

20 Jan , 2016  

Shannon Valley Ltd is celebrating 25 years in the plant hire and site development contracting business. Founded by Michael English, the well-known and highly-regarded company currently has 30 different projects ongoing nationwide. Shannon Valley Ltd, or Shannon Valley Plant Hire & Site Development Contractors to give it its longer name, is headed by the Drumshanbo, […]


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 […]



The carpentry and construction specialists

13 Jan , 2016  

Established in 2003, McGarry Carpentry & Construction is a one-stop shop for all your carpentry and construction requirements. Managing director Con McGarry explains more. Having initially only concentrated on carpentry projects, Con branched into construction in 2007 when Con McGarry Carpentry was renamed McGarry Carpentry & Construction Since then, the Roscommon based firm has gained […]

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On top form

6 Jan , 2016  

Specialising in industry-leading formwork construction for domestic and commercial projects, with meticulous attention to detail, Whiteform Construction Ltd. has developed a stellar reputation for excellence since its inception. We caught up with commercial manager Mark Murphy to find out more about this exceptional operation. Whiteform Construction Ltd. boasts an excellent record in the Irish construction […]


The formwork specialists

16 Dec , 2015  

Founded in 2012 by Charlie McCarron and Colm Griffin, Gael Form Ltd has grown rapidly to become one of Europe’s leading suppliers of quality formwork, formwork accessories and refurbishment. The young and dynamic company supplies products and services to the engineering, construction and precast concrete sectors. Charlie, a native of Annagry, Co. Donegal and Colm, […]


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 – […]



Lifting Big

9 Dec , 2015  

O’Hagan Crane Hire Ltd in Co Derry have been supplying cranes with operators, appointed person’s, slinger banks man, man baskets, crane forks spreader beams, bog mats,& steel plates for almost 10 years now. Building Ireland spoke to O’Hagan Crane Hire Ltd to find out what they’re all about. There are certain lines of work where […]


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 […]



From the Faithful County to Merseyside; an Offaly impressive success story

2 Dec , 2015  

Specialising in general civil engineering groundworks, roads & sewers and other associated works on behalf of private developers, main contractors and various other clients, Eurogold Groundworks and Civil Engineering Contractors Ltd.,  has over the past 13 years, established itself as one of the premier civil engineering groundworks contractors in the North West of England. We […]

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