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M&E contractors per excellence

20 Dec , 2018  

Shortlisted for the Irish Construction Industry Sub-Contractor of the Year Award for the second year running, O’Neill Mechanical & Electrical Services is a leading M&E contractor based in Dromore, Co. Tyrone. Commercial manager John Reynolds explains more. The family-run business was established in 1985 by Kevin O’Neill and has grown to employ almost 80 staff […]

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Due recognition for Sisk’s BIM excellence

19 Dec , 2018  

The very best of the Irish BIM community was showcased at the 2018 Irish Construction Excellence Awards, where John Sisk & Son (Holdings) Ltd. collected the prestigious BIM Excellence Award for the Multinational Data Centre Campus. We caught up with Sisk’s BIM Leader Cillian Kelly to find out more. John Sisk & Son (Holdings) Ltd. […]

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Foot to the floor

18 Dec , 2018  

The ever-burgeoning Advanced Flooring Systems provide the Irish and UK market with the complete industrial and commercial flooring package. Established in 2007 by Adrian Rafferty, the Co Armagh-based company has achieved rapid growth through the completion of many successful past projects throughout Ireland and the UK. Operating across a number of sectors – Pharmaceutical, Commercial […]

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New Komatsu PW118MR-11 Wheeled Midi Excavator tackles cramped streets and narrow laneways

17 Dec , 2018  

Komatsu distributor McHale Plant Sales has introduced the all-new PW118MR-11 midi wheeled excavator – a machine said by their General Manager, Denis McGrath, after his first test drive, to be ‘very high-spec and really impressive’. Described by Komatsu as a quick and precise tight-tail midi excavator, the PW118MR-11 is driven by a powerful EU Stage […]

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NorDan – High performance windows and doors

13 Dec , 2018  

Since entering the Irish market in 2001, NorDan Vinduer Ltd has become the number one supplier and installer of timber and aluminium-clad timber windows and doors in the country. Technical Manager John McMenamy explains more. Founded in 1926 by the Rasmussen family in Norway, NorDan is recognised across Europe as a leader in timber window […]

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The groundworks and civil engineering specialists

12 Dec , 2018  

Established in Hacketstown, Co. Carlow 17 years ago, Smith Groundworks & Civil Engineering Ltd has worked in all sectors of the construction industry on a wide range of groundworks, roadworks, demolition and civil engineering projects. The family-run business specialises in all aspects of earthworks from bulk excavations to foundations as well as the laying of […]

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Design-led, award-winning excellence from plus architecture

11 Dec , 2018  

Plus Architecture scooped two major awards at the 2018 Irish Construction Industry Awards. Founding director Gavin Wheatley was named as Designer of the Year while the inimitable design-led studio also came up trumps in the Small Residential Project of the Year category for its innovative work on House on Burrow Beach. Building Ireland caught up […]

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New Global HQ for King & Moffatt

11 Dec , 2018  

Mechanical and Electrical Contractors King & Moffatt Building Services has officially opened its new global headquarters in Carrick on Shannon, Ireland. Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the company also announced that it will be significantly expanding its workforce with the creation of 50 new jobs and a further 40 jobs in the next two […]

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20 trainees accepted onto Ireland’s first Builder’s Merchants Sales Traineeship

11 Dec , 2018  

Grafton Merchanting ROI, Ireland’s largest builder’s merchant, announced 20 trainees have been accepted onto Ireland’s first Builder’s Merchants Sales Traineeship programme. The QQI accredited programme, which is run by Grafton Merchanting ROI in conjunction with the Dublin and Dún Laoghaire Education and Training Board (DDLETB), aims to create a pipeline of skilled entry level Trade […]

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McAleer & Rushe lends support to bowel cancer research

11 Dec , 2018  

McAleer & Rushe has announced that it has made a significant donation to Bowel Cancer UK to help fund the charity’s bowel cancer research grants programme. There search focuses on three key themes: improving bowel cancer screening; the identification and surveillance of high-risk groups; and understanding bowel cancer in the under 50’s. Deborah Alsina MBE, […]

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