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Top innovation award for Murphy Surveys

9 Jan , 2017  

Ireland’s largest and most successful survey company, Murphy Surveys, recently celebrated winning the award for ‘Innovation in Construction’ at the Irish Construction Industry Awards for its entry on Tank Scanning. The award comes on the back of the establishment of three new divisions within the company – Tank Scanning, MurphyUAV and Specialist Inspection Services (SIS). There […]

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Garland – turning concepts into reality since 1937

6 Jan , 2017  

Garland is an international consulting engineering firm that has undertaken thousands of projects in 35 countries worldwide. With its 80th anniversary just around the corner, we spoke to CEO Kevin Rudden about the history and success of the Dublin-headquartered company. Concepts realised. That’s the tagline of Garland which provides a full range of civil and […]

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Hickey on top form at Pairc Ui Chaoimh

4 Jan , 2017  

When Sisk were seeking a concrete shuttering and placement specialist to work on the spectacular new €70m redevelopment of Pairc Ui Chaoimh, they didn’t have to look too far: local company Hickey Formwork Ltd. fitted the bill perfectly! We travelled to their Fermoy base to find out more about this exceptional family-run operation from one […]

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Alpha Mechanical Services are young and vibrant

3 Jan , 2017  

Alpha Mechanical Services Ltd is one of Ireland’s leading providers of high efficiency commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC). Director Alan Kelly explains more. From humble beginnings in November 2013, Alpha Mechanical Services has grown rapidly to become a household name in the mechanical services sector. In less than three years, the Dublin-based […]

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Expert advice from Downes Associates

22 Dec , 2016  

Downes Associates are a leading engineering consultancy firm that specialises in the design of building structures and related civil engineering works. The company’s reputation has seen them earn contracts not only in Dublin, but all over Ireland. The company was established in 1997 by former managing director Paul Downes. These days the MD is Gavin […]

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Experience, quality and reliability from L Redmond

21 Dec , 2016  

In business for almost half a century, L Redmond (Electrical) Ltd. is firmly established as one of Ireland’s premier electrical contractors, delivering high-quality contracting and maintenance solutions on industrial and commercial projects along the east coast. We visited their East Wall, Dublin 3 base to find out more about this highly-regarded, award-winning, family operation, which […]

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Three decades of mechanical excellence

19 Dec , 2016  

Murphy and Kelly (Thomastown) Ltd. is a privately-owned family business that has been providing exceptional mechanical contracting solutions to the commercial and industrial sectors for more than three decades. We popped into their County Kilkenny base and met up with founder / MD Denis Kelly to find out more about this outstanding operation with a […]

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And the award goes to…

16 Dec , 2016  

Congratulations to William Doyle & Sons Construction who took Retail Project of the Year award honours at the Irish Construction Industry Awards 2016. Director Philip Doyle reflects on the Wexford-based company’s prestigious success. The Irish Construction Industry Awards recognise, encourage and celebrate original and innovative contractors, businesses, teams, consultants and projects that demonstrate excellence in […]

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Extra 112,000 workers needed in construction industry by 2020

15 Dec , 2016  

A report commissioned by the CIF, (Demand for Skills in Construction to 2020) and carried out by DKM economic consultants, states that construction activity can sustain an additional 112,000 jobs up to 2020 with an estimated €17.8billion worth of projects in the pipeline in 2017. The report identified the demand for the different professions and […]

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Taylor Architects have an eye on the future

15 Dec , 2016  

The design of buildings has certainly changed over the years as modern technology has resulted in the construction of some highly impressive structures. Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures. Architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural symbols […]