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Davy’s adds to Komatsu fleet

31 Mar , 2020  

Davy’s Lawnmower & Tool Hire Centre has been a thriving part of the construction, DIY, maintenance and ancillary services scene in Mayo and the North West since its establishment at the turn of the millennium. Founded by company principal, David Langan back in 2000, the business operates from modern premises situated in the Behy Road […]

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Digital Construction Technologies Group appoints Operations Manager

30 Mar , 2020  

Mark Keenan has been appointed as Operations Manager of Digital Construction Technologies Group (DCT Group), one of Ireland’s leading BIM and virtual design consultants. As part of their continued expansion, Mark will join the rapidly growing design consultants to continue to support their growing market share in Ireland and firmly establish their footing in the […]

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CIF/ICTU joint statement on Covid-19 Safety measures on construction sites

24 Mar , 2020  

ICTU and CIF are advising construction industry companies and their employees to comply with HSE guidance and protecting themselves from the Covid-19 virus. General Secretary of Congress Patricia King said; “Essentially workers should adhere to social distancing guidelines, carry out regular hand washing and use gloves and masks if possible to help contain the spread […]

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CIF Statement on Covid-19 and construction

20 Mar , 2020  

The Construction Industry Federation is advising its members in relation to all HSE Guidelines and Chief Medical Officer recommendations pertaining to Covid-19 on a daily basis. The Federation has issued Guidelines for Actions to take now to provide for health and safety for management of construction sites and behaviours for construction site personnel. Industry is […]

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Northern Ireland headquartered building products specialist celebrates 60 years of business

19 Mar , 2020  

Staff at AG (formerly Acheson + Glover) have gathered at each of the company’s locations to celebrate 60 years in business. The first of a series of celebratory events was held in Fivemiletown – where three generations of the Acheson family joined staff to mark the firm’s historic milestone.   The hard landscaping and building products provider, […]

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Beautiful homes with a personal, professional touch

19 Mar , 2020  

Over the past 20 years, DMC Construction has established a stellar reputation as one of the country’s premier building contractors, delivering a succession of outstanding projects across counties Louth, Meath and Dublin. Building Ireland touched base with founder Darragh McMahon to find out more about this industry-leading business, which has featured not once but twice […]

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Online sales platform offers free support for construction, renovation or home improvements retailers

19 Mar , 2020  

NRG Store, a division of the Sea Box Group, is offering to host small Irish retailers on its online sales platform for free as COVID-19 continues to impact trading conditions. All retailers face difficulties as a result of dramatic changes to the way people interact, with many currently without any on-line sales presence. NRG Store […]

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The cycle of life: Reimagining, revitalising and reinventing our spaces

18 Mar , 2020  

Space is a universal constraint, and with the UN projecting that 68% of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, time is also constrained in how we make the most of the space available to us.  There’s little ‘new’ space to work with though. New buildings are judged on their environmental footprints, […]

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Merlo introduces updated concrete mixing range

18 Mar , 2020  

Italian construction equipment manufacturer, Merlo – famed for their range of telehandlers distributed here by McHale Plant Sales – has launched a new updated version of their concrete mixer product line that McHale general manager, Denis McGrath says ‘will have particular appeal to the small-scale concrete producer and building contractor’. With the model designation DBM, […]

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William Burgoyne of QBM has helped to train over 200 roofing operatives across the construction industry

18 Mar , 2020  

William Burgoyne of Quality Building Materials, in his role of head of training and technical sales representative, has spearheaded the training of over 200 roofing operatives and apprentices across Ireland since 2018. The company has invested significantly in their commitment to the training and upskilling of future generations of roofing contractors and apprentices across Ireland. […]