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Ecocem Materials Limited Raises €22.5m from Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Breakthrough Energy Ventures Europe

7 May , 2021  

Green cement company Ecocem today announced the completion of a €22.5m equity investment by Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) and Breakthrough Energy Ventures-Europe (BEV-E). BEV will also nominate a director to the company’s Board of Directors.   Ecocem has long been a pioneer and market leader in slag-based and other green cements.  This investment will enable […]

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Intelligent machine control to the fore in new Komatsu excavators

6 May , 2021  

Two new Komatsu excavators, both with latest generation iMC 2.0 intelligent machine control, have been introduced on the European market. In Ireland – where Komatsu is distributed by McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill and Rathcoole – focus will fall on the PC360LCi-11 version, the second model offering being its PC360NLCi-11 stable mate. Singularly one of […]

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Zilic synonymous with versatility and construction excellence

4 May , 2021  

From their headquarters in Drumree, County Meath, Zilic Developments Ltd. deliver high-quality construction projects nationwide, including social housing schemes, bespoke one-off homes, commercial projects and mixed-use developments. We touched base with director Ivan Blake to find out more about this versatile, industry-leading building contractor. Since its genesis in 1997, Zilic Developments Ltd. has forged a […]

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One of Cork’s premier building and restoration contractors

30 Apr , 2021  

Delivering construction excellence for the best part of four decades and counting, Liam Leahy & Son Building Contractors Ltd. is firmly established as one of Cork’s foremost building contractors. We travelled to Little Island and touched base with managing director Sean Leahy to get an insight into this longstanding family operation, which provides a complete […]

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Latest mortgage data from BPFI shows volume of FTB drawdowns at highest Q1 levels since 2007

29 Apr , 2021  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Drawdowns Report for Q1 2021 and the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for March 2021.The following are the key figures from the Mortgage Drawdowns Report for Q1 2021. The following are the key elements: A total of 9,091 new mortgages to the value of €2,142 million were […]

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The Construction Crew cover all your home improvement needs

29 Apr , 2021  

Looking to maximise the potential of your home? If so, why not call The Construction Crew who are specialists in extensions, renovations, conversions and new builds. Established in Trim, Co. Meath in 2007, The Construction Crew is a family-run business which has earned an enviable reputation for delivering perfect home extensions. Covering Meath, Dublin and the surrounding counties, the company guarantees […]

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Delivering building excellence for 15 years

28 Apr , 2021  

Celebrating 15 years in business, DS Construction Services has earned an enviable reputation for new builds, extensions, renovations, attic conversations, kitchens and bathrooms in the Dublin area. Since 2005, the family-run business has been providing top quality domestic building services to a long list of satisfied customers. Based in Castleknock, DS Construction is committed to […]

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Retrofitting homes could generate health and wellbeing benefits of up to €600 million annually

27 Apr , 2021  

The International Energy Research Centre (IERC) at Tyndall National Institute has today launched a report on the multiple benefits of retrofitting homes on the first day of its annual conference on The Post-pandemic Charge Towards our 2030 Targets. The IERC are calling on the Government to exceed the current home retrofitting ambitions in terms of speed […]

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Specialists in all things gas

27 Apr , 2021  

Established in 2008, RD Plumbing in Kilkenny has remained at the very forefront of the plumbing industry and are continually investing in new plumbing, heating and hot water services and solutions. Building Ireland touched base with the company’s Managing Director David Kearney recently to learn more. Business is good right now at RD Plumbing and […]

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Tipperary’s electrical experts

26 Apr , 2021  

Established in 2007, David O’Mahoney Electrical Services Ltd has grown to offer its clients an excellent commercial and residential service nationwide. Building Ireland caught up with its Managing Director David O’Mahoney and General Manager Noel Walsh recently to learn more about what is a thriving business. Business is good at the moment at David O’Mahoney […]