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Another award win for Avanti Architects

16 Jan , 2020  

In June, St Mary’s Primary Care Centre, Cork won the ‘Health Project of the Year’ at the 2019 Irish Construction Industry Awards. Avanti Architects were the lead architects on the project and Building Ireland caught up with company Regional Director, Ronan Conneely to learn more about the success and the business itself. Practicing in Ireland […]

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Kiernan Engineering Contractors keeps up the highest standards

14 Jan , 2020  

Since its establishment, Kiernan Engineering Contractors has earned a reputation for quality workmanship and service. Building Ireland caught up with company director Finbarr O’Regan recently to learn more. Now operating with 180 staff from its base at Airport East Business & Technology Park, Co Cork, Kiernan Engineering Contractors is very much a leader in the Irish electrical […]

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Salaries in Construction sector continue to rise with strong demand for professions creating competition for talent

14 Jan , 2020  

Salaries in the construction sector have continued to rise over the last year. Many construction firms are experiencing increased competition to attract talent, particularly professionals like quantity surveyors, engineers and project managers. According to Azon Recruitment Group’s Salary Guide 2020, salaries in the construction sector rose by approximately 4.5% in 2019, with many companies also […]

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Little Lambe Consultancy shortlisted in the Irish Womens award’s 2020

14 Jan , 2020  

Little Lambe Consultancy, Ireland’s only dedicated construction marketing agency has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2nd Irish Women’s awards 2020. The international awards brought to Ireland by Creative Oceanic, are in their second year in Ireland, following on from their amazing success at the Scottish Women’s Awards and English Women’s Awards. The awards […]

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Delivering excellence for 20 years

10 Jan , 2020  

Celebrating 20 years in business, North-West Mechanical Services Ltd (NWMS) in Derry has proven itself as a national mechanical services contractor which has built a solid reputation for providing a sterling service for its clients. Founded in 1999 by lifelong friends Gerry Campbell and Gary Hegarty, who are plumbing and heating engineers by profession, NWMS […]

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CIF: Safety must remain priority for construction companies as activity increases

10 Jan , 2020  

Director General, Tom Parlon responding to recent Health and Safety Authority statistics: “The increase in construction fatalities is a grave reminder to companies to keep focussed on safety every day.  The CIF is reiterating its call to construction companies to continue to build on the significant investment in safety on sites over the past two […]

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For total temperature control, it has to be Frank Roche Services

9 Jan , 2020  

Frank Roche Services are firmly established as Munster’s premier provider of heating and cooling solutions, handling projects all the way through from design and installation to aftersales and ongoing maintenance services. We touched base with eponymous founder / MD Frank Roche to get an update on this industry-leading operation. Total temperature control is assured with […]

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CIF Members to Support Dublin Simon Initiative to provide 50 homes

8 Jan , 2020  

The Construction Industry Federation is joining forces with Dublin Simon Community to support 50 individuals and families out of unstable emergency accommodation and into more permanent, safe homes. The concept of the CIF/Dublin Simon Community collaboration is simple; CIF members will endeavour to raise funds, amounting to €20,000, throughout the next year. Each donation of […]

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The floor specialists

8 Jan , 2020  

As a family run business, KonFloor Ltd who are a specialist industrial flooring contractor, focusing on ensuring client satisfaction on all their projects. Their ability to work closely with their customers allows them to provide a full design and installation service that will exceed their clients’ expectations. Offering a one-stop service for the design and […]

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Semiton Ltd looking to the future

7 Jan , 2020  

Family owned and operated business Semiton Ltd., headed by Commercial Director Darren Murphy, Contracts Director Niall Murphy, Operations Director Arlene Murphy & Financial Director Gezz Bayliss, celebrated its 40th anniversary last year and one would think that a company with such experience would be happy to carry on the way they have been doing for […]