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Townlink – Excellence in Construction

10 Oct , 2018  

Established in 1991, Townlink is recognised as one of Ireland’s leading construction companies, delivering high quality projects across many sectors:  Education, Residential, Community Enterprise, Medical, Pharma, Private and Corporate. As a company it prides itself in its strong working partnerships with clients, design teams and subcontractors. John Barden joined Townlink as a Site Manager in […]

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CRH Announces Non-Executive Board Appointments

8 Oct , 2018  

CRH plc is pleased to announce the appointment to the Board of Ms. Mary Rhinehart (60) and Ms. Siobhan Talbot (54) as non-executive Directors. Ms. Rhinehart will join with effect from 1 October 2018 and Ms. Talbot will join with effect from 1 December 2018. Ms. Rhinehart is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of […]

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Dublin housing crisis restricts employers’ ability to recruit

8 Oct , 2018  

New research commissioned by specialist regeneration and property developer U+I shows that Dublin’s housing crisis is seriously hampering business’ efforts to recruit and retain talent in the city. The Housing availability; recruitment and retention in Dublin research, conducted by market research company Behaviour & Attitudes, surveyed over 100 senior hiring managers representing large national and international […]

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Construction market growth prompts investment by Garage Doors

8 Oct , 2018  

Garage Doors in Ballymena is recruiting 17 additional staff to help deliver growing sales across Great Britain. The family business is a leading manufacturer of bespoke garage doors and is expecting its sales to grow by 50 per cent over the next three years due to a buoyant UK construction sector. Speaking about the investment, […]

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Senior Appointment at Glenveagh Properties PLC

8 Oct , 2018  

Glenveagh Properties PLC has appointed Mary Birmingham as Chief Investment Officer at its Glenveagh Living subsidiary. Glenveagh Living focusses on developing residential communities in partnership with institutional investors, approved housing bodies, government agencies and strategic landlords.  The division is complementary to Glenveagh Homes which builds homes for the private market. Mary Birmingham is a Chartered […]

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CITB NI survey shows that the majority of construction companies plan to implement BIM within the next 3 years

8 Oct , 2018  

A European survey conducted by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB NI), as part of a Belfast Met-led EU Horizon 2020 BIM (Building Information Modelling) programme known as BIMcert, has shown that two thirds of construction companies are planning to implement BIM within the next 3 years, highlighting the increasing need for companies to adopt and […]

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Luas cross city’s engineering excellence celebrated

5 Oct , 2018  

John Sisk & Son (Holdings) Ltd. enjoyed a truly amazing night at the 2018 Construction Excellence Awards, epitomised by the success of Luas Cross City in scooping top prize in the prestigious Civil Engineering category. We touched base with Sisk project managers Dave Toole and Seamus O’Brien to find out more about how this challenging […]

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Providing high-quality dry lining to construction

4 Oct , 2018  

Since its inception in 1981, North West Dry Lining (NWDL) has developed into an industry-leading operation, delivering exceptional services to a who’s who of main contractors on a wide range of projects across Ireland and the UK. Building Ireland headed north west to Dungiven, County Derry and sat down with Quantity Surveyor Anntoin Bradley to […]

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Double recognition for Hegarty Demolition

3 Oct , 2018  

Hegarty Demolition Ltd was celebrating on the double at the recent 2018 Machinery Movers Industry and Operator Awards when David Richardson and John Byrne were named as Best Plant Manager and Best Long Reach Operator respectively. The awards, which were presented at a glitzy ceremony in the Mount Wolseley Hotel Spa & Golf Resort in […]

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Frank’s contribution to industry has been immeasurable

1 Oct , 2018  

Mercury stalwart Frank Matthews was a deserving recipient of the prestigious Industry Contribution Award at the 2018 Irish Construction Excellence Awards ceremony in The Mansion House, Dublin on Friday night, March 23rd. Building Ireland caught up with the popular Meath man, who has given over half a century of service to the construction industry. Since […]