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A landmark geothermal solution for OCSC

10 Aug , 2016  

O’Connor Sutton Cronin (OCSC) claimed top prize in the ‘Sustainability Achievement’ category at the 2015 Fit Out Awards. We caught up with mechanical director Richard Brennan to discuss the innovative geothermal system delivered at Athlone Town Centre & Sheraton Hotel. Two O’Connor Sutton Cronin M&E projects struck gold at the 2015 Annual Fit Out Awards […]

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The UK infrastructure specialist with Irish roots

8 Aug , 2016  

Synonymous with high-quality construction projects across the UK, The Kelly Group in London can trace its origins back to County Westmeath. We caught up with chairman Daryll Kelly on a recent trip to Ireland to find out more about this outstanding second-generation family operation, which is renowned for its expertise in an array of sectors, […]

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Activity in construction sector rises in South but North struggles post Brexit

8 Aug , 2016  

The latest Ulster Bank Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) shows strong performance in the construction sector in July. The construction index hit 61, an increase from the 59.7 figure for June, and well above the 50 figure which separates growth from contraction. It is the 35th month of growth and a majority of respondents forecast continued […]

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Completion of new wastewater treatment scheme for Gorey

5 Aug , 2016  

Irish Water, Ireland’s national water utility responsible for providing and developing water and wastewater services throughout Ireland, has announced the completion of a new wastewater treatment scheme for Gorey. The €7.2 million investment, which commenced in September 2014, has delivered an enhanced treatment plant with the new capacity to treat all waste from both Courtown […]

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Reaching for the stars

5 Aug , 2016  

There are many building projects where people stop and wonder how on earth that is being done and one such development was the construction of the Arc Cinema in Drogheda. One might say what’s the big deal about a cinema being built, but when you learn that it was constructed on top of an operating […]

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The Conservation Specialists

3 Aug , 2016  

Established in 1974, Francis Haughey Construction is a leading conservation and restoration company specialising in, but not limited to, cathedrals, churches, period buildings, castles and other buildings that require high levels of expertise and craftsmanship. Malahide Castle is one of the highlights to any visit to Dublin. Located by the seaside village, the castle is […]

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Slipform kerbing, civil engineering … as easy as LMP

29 Jul , 2016  

Operating out of Cashel in County Tipperary, LMP Ltd. offers unrivalled slipform kerbing, civil engineering and construction solutions nationwide. We caught up with founder Liam Maher to find out more about this exceptional, client-conscious operation. The roots of LMP Ltd. date back to 1990, when Liam Maher Plant was established. For a quarter of a […]

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‘We pride ourselves on understanding and reacting to the needs and expectations of our clients’

27 Jul , 2016  

Speaking to Building Ireland magazine, Stephen Dulieu of CP Dynes attributes the company’s success to their unrelenting commitment to be the best at what they do. The company has successfully tendered and negotiated projects for a range of clients and  have established a reputation for providing complex projects on time and within budget. Established in […]

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BAM Ireland is leading the way in Building Information Modelling

27 Jul , 2016  

  BAM Ireland is leading the way in the implementation of Building Information Modelling & Management (BIM) in the Republic of Ireland, having become the first organisation in the country to achieve the international industry standard for the use of the process for design and construction projects.  BAM’s BIM process, which provides 3D computer models […]

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CIF welcomes Minister’s Housing Action Plan

22 Jul , 2016  

The Construction Industry Federation has welcomed Minister Coveney’s Action Plan for Housing after the strategy was approved at cabinet level on Tuesday. CIF Director General, Tom Parlon said: “There is widespread agreement that the housing supply shortage is a major challenge facing Irish society. Today’s strategy is a welcome step in addressing this challenge of unlocking […]