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O’Hare & McGovern leading the way since 1972

25 Oct , 2016  

O’Hare & McGovern Ltd (OHMG) is an established main contractor with over 40 years’ experience in delivering high quality construction projects throughout the UK and Ireland. Based in Newry, Co. Down, OHMG also has several regional offices with pools of highly-trained and experienced staff capable of delivering the most challenging of projects. The company operates […]

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Semiton – building with care

24 Oct , 2016  

Established close to 40 years, Semiton Ltd have grown into a genuine leader as general building construction contractors, operating primarily in the pharmaceutical sector. The company’s General Manager Jerry Martin gave Building Ireland the lowdown. They say family run businesses often turn out to be the best ones. Well, when it comes to Semiton Ltd in Co Tipperary, it’s safe enough to […]

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Quality is the key to success at Celsius Mechanical

21 Oct , 2016  

One of the key factors to any successful business is delivering a quality product or service to the customer. When people are paying good money, they demand quality in all aspects of the service and this is what makes some companies more successful than others. This is especially true in the construction industry as the […]

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LG Glass and Glazing are a glass act

19 Oct , 2016  

LG Glass & Glazing Ltd is a specialist glass company engaged in the manufacture of processed value add glass products. From its Castlebar base, the family-run business supplies a wide variety of glass products for both interior and exterior applications to both the Irish and UK markets. While LG Glass & Glazing has only been […]

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Cosgrove Electrical Services are the perfect fit

17 Oct , 2016  

With over 16 years experience and knowledge, Cosgrove Electrical Services has a strong track record in delivering commercial and industrial electrical solutions. Managing Director Joseph Cosgrove spoke to Building Ireland. Located in Blanchardstown Corporate Park, Cosgrove Electrical is one of Ireland’s leading electrical contractors, specialising in industrial and commercial work, and their reputation has been […]

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Changing the landscape with Peter O’Brien & Sons

14 Oct , 2016  

For more than half a decade, Peter O’Brien & Sons (Landscaping) Ltd. have been embellishing the landscape in the greater Dublin area and beyond. We visited their Malahide base and met up with managing director Ciaran O’Brien to get an insight into this exceptional, award-winning, market-leading family operation. Since its inception from humble origins more […]

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Duggan Systems are glazing a trail

13 Oct , 2016  

Since its inception in 1978, Duggan Systems Ltd in Co Limerick has developed into one of Ireland’s leading window door and facade contractors. Building Ireland caught up with the company’s Managing Director John Duggan, who gave us the lowdown on what they’re all about. Based in Patrickswell in Co Limerick, the company is officially known as Duggan Systems […]

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Kingspan SBS introduces colour-coded studs and tracks

13 Oct , 2016  

Kingspan Steel Building Solutions has introduced colour coding to its steel framing systems (SFS) to simplify site installation for contractors. Available nationwide, the new coding will reduce time on site and the potential for errors, making costly remediation work less likely. All studs and tracks are now colour-coded according to their gauge, with the colours […]

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John Paul Construction land Supreme Safety Award

12 Oct , 2016  

John Paul Construction was awarded the Supreme Safety Award at the 25th Annual NISO/NISG Safety Awards held in Killarney on 7 October. The Supreme Safety Award is the highest safety award in Ireland (North and South) and is presented to the organisation which has shown “consistently good or continuously improving health and safety performance over […]

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CIF welcomes housing measures but warns of low level of strategic infrastructure investment

12 Oct , 2016  

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) welcomed housing measures in this year’s budget but warned that increased infrastructure investment is required to transform new housing estates into vibrant communities over the next decade. CIF Director General, Tom Parlon said: “The measures introduced today are a significant step towards solving the housing crisis by addressing the chronic […]