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Michael Carey Named Chair Designate of the Housing Agency

    Michael Carey Named Chair Designate of the Housing Agency

Following Government approval, Michael Carey has been nominated as Chair Designate of the Housing Agency, to take over from Dr Conor Skehan. Michael Carey has extensive experience in overseeing State bodies, having served as Chairman of Bord Bia since 2011 (his second term expired earlier this year), and he has also served as Chair of […]

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A&L Goodbody Sees Good Prospects in Construction Sector as it Hires New Partner

    A&L Goodbody Sees Good Prospects in Construction Sector as it Hires New Partner

Irish law firm A&L Goodbody is adding to its construction team in Dublin with the appointment of Conor Owens as a new partner. The construction industry has seen a surge in activity over the last two years. This is mainly due to more favourable economic conditions in Ireland.
International construction consultant, Aecom, has predicted that the Irish construction industry […]

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Kirby Builds Executive Leadership Capability For the Future

    Kirby Builds Executive Leadership Capability For the Future

Kirby Group Engineering has made a number of key appointments at executive level in response to the company’s growth and success, nationally and internationally. Aidan J Kerins has joined Kirby as the new Group Business Development Director. Henry McCann has been promoted to Operations Director, while Alan McHugh has been promoted to Associate Director – […]

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PM Group Appoints Two New Board Directors

    PM Group Appoints Two New Board Directors

Project Management Holdings (PM Group), the award-winning international project delivery firm headquartered in Ireland with over 2,200 people worldwide, has announced the appointment of Andy Rayner and Anthony O’Rourke to its Board.

Andy Rayner (pictured right) is the Group’s Pharma Sector Director and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Andy has worked with PM Group since 1989 and has […]

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PM Group Appoints a New Non-Executive Director

    PM Group Appoints a New Non-Executive Director

Michael McNicholas has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Project Management Holdings (PM Group), the Irish headquartered international project delivery specialists.
Michael McNicholas.
Michael has over 35 years’ experience in senior leadership positions in the public and private sectors. He is the former CEO of Ervia, NTR plc and Managing Director of ESB International.  During his […]

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Donal McCarthy Appointed New Managing Director Ireland East by John Sisk & Son

    Donal McCarthy Appointed New Managing Director Ireland East by John Sisk & Son

John Sisk & Son Ltd, Ireland’s leading provider of construction services with extensive operations across Ireland, the United Kingdom and mainland Europe, has announced the appointment of Donal McCarthy (pictured) as Managing Director Ireland East effective from January 1st 2018, replacing Paul Hackett. Paul is moving into the role of Director for European Expansion and Government Relations, with […]

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4site Appoints Ray O’ Connor as Chief Commercial Officer

    4site Appoints Ray O’ Connor as Chief Commercial Officer

4site, leaders in designing, building and maintaining network infrastructure for utilities companies and network owners, has appointed Ray O’ Connor as Chief Commercial Officer. In his new position, Ray will direct and coordinate the commercial operations of 4site, focusing on the development of existing business and the acquisition of new opportunities.
Ray O’Connor.
He will play a […]

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Anthony Neville appointed Chairman of the Irish Home Builders Association (IHBA)

    Anthony Neville appointed Chairman of the Irish Home Builders Association (IHBA)

Wexford man Anthony Neville has been elected Chairman of the Irish Home Builders Association (IHBA.)   Mr Neville was appointed following a unanimous agreement at the IHBA AGM on 16th May at Construction Industry Federation HQ in Dublin.
“It is an extremely exciting time to be in the IHBA, we have a long way to go, but […]

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Kirby Group Engineering makes key appointments

    Kirby Group Engineering makes key appointments

Kirby Group Engineering has made a number of key appointments at senior level. The appointments are in response to the company’s growth and success domestically and internationally, and align with its commitment to continuously build an effective management team. Conor O’Brien has been appointed Group Commercial Director while Sean Rapple has been appointed Associate Director […]

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Micheál McKittrick appointed MD at Ecocem Ireland Ltd

    Micheál McKittrick appointed MD at Ecocem Ireland Ltd

Ecocem Ireland Ltd, one of Ireland’s leading producers of high performance, low carbon cement, has announced the appointment of Micheál McKittrick as Managing Director, Ireland & UK. Micheál has been appointed to the Irish firm at a time of expansion both domestically and internationally. His role involves the management of all aspects of the Irish […]

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Property Services Regulatory Authority Members Appointed

    Property Services Regulatory Authority Members Appointed

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald appointed six members of the Property Services Regulatory Authority, the Department of Justice and Equality announced on Tuesday, November 29.
The Property Services Regulatory Authority was formally established in April 2012 and is responsible for the licensing of property service providers, providing redress mechanisms concerning complaints against auctioneers, estate […]

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European Engineering Association Appoints President-elect

The European Federation of Consulting Engineering Associations (EFCA), located in Sofia, Bulgaria has appointed GARLAND CEO, Kevin Rudden, as the new President-elect.

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Ireland’s National BIM Council was launched

Ireland’s National Building Information Modelling (BIM) Council – a national body to support the advancement of digital in the construction sector – has been officially launched. The council was formed as a recommendation of the Enterprise Ireland 2014 National BIM Forum and is a key measure in fulfilling the Government’s national ‘Construction 2020’ strategy.
The inaugural […]

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SEAI Appoints New CEO

The Board of the Sustainable Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Jim Gannon as CEO of the Authority.  The appointment takes place with effect from 23rd May 2016 and Jim will lead the development and delivery of the Authority’s new five year strategy.
SEAI Chair, Ms Julie O’Neill said: “Jim […]

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Property Industry Ireland welcomes appointment of Simon Coveney

Property Industry Ireland, the Ibec group that represents businesses working in the property and construction sector, has welcomed the appointment of Simon Coveney as the cabinet-level Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government.
Dr Peter Stafford, director of Property Industry Ireland said: “We are pleased that reform of housing policy is a priority in the new […]

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PM Group appoints Fred Barry as new Non-Executive Director

    PM Group appoints Fred Barry as new Non-Executive Director

Mr. Fred Barry has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Project Management Holdings (PM Group), the Irish headquartered international project delivery specialists.
Fred Barry has over 30 years’ experience in senior leadership positions in the public and private sectors. He is the former Chief Executive of the National Roads Authority (NRA) in Ireland and a […]

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Building supplier SIG’s profit more than doubles

    Building supplier SIG’s profit more than doubles

Specialist building products supplier SIG, which employs about 250 people over 11 locations in Ireland, has reported a pretax profit of £26.8 million for the first half of the year compared to £11.8 million a year earlier.

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Boost for CRH as Holcim and Lafarge appoint CEO

    Boost for CRH as Holcim and Lafarge appoint CEO

CRH’s deal to buy €6.5bn from building materials rivals Holcim and Lafarge looks to be a step closer as the two firms have announced the appointment of a chief executive of their combined company.

Lafarge insider Eric Olsen, the firm’s executive vice-president for operations, will take on the challenge of knitting together the two companies in […]

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Former Bord Na Mona executive to head up Poolbeg incinerator

    Former Bord Na Mona executive to head up Poolbeg incinerator

A Former senior executive at Bord Na Mona has landed the top job on the development of the controversial €500m Poolbeg incinerator project.

John Daly served as the head of the Resource Recovery unit at the semi-State energy company from 2013 before being appointed as the general manager of Dublin Waste to Energy.

It is the company […]

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CRH shares jump on Holcim, Lafarge chief executive talks

    CRH shares jump on Holcim, Lafarge chief executive talks

Shares in Iseq heavyweight CRH jumped by nearly 4 per cent on Wednesday after reports that cement makers Holcim and Lafarge, are discussing a new CEO appointment to the combined group.
The move would see current Lafarge boss Bruno Lafont shift into a new role, as talks continue to save their troubled merger.
There is pressure to […]

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John Paul Construction – Company Announcement

    John Paul Construction – Company Announcement

John Paul Construction are pleased to announce the recent appointment of Joe McLoughlin as Construction Director for the Irish market and Paul Dennis as UK Director.
With over 30 years industry experience in managing and delivering major construction projects in Ireland, UK and South Africa, Joe brings a wealth of expertise and capability across all […]

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