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Amendments to British Standard: BS 8500 – Concrete

    Amendments to British Standard: BS 8500 – Concrete

Advances in essential materials, products and equipment in the built environment sector continues apace as our technology and understanding of environmental impact evolve. Major building materials in construction such as

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Ecocem Ireland Appoints Annemarie Harte as Managing Director

    Ecocem Ireland Appoints Annemarie Harte as Managing Director

Ecocem Ireland Ltd, Ireland’s premier producer of high performance, low carbon cement, has appointed Annemarie Harte (pictured) as Managing Director of the Irish business. Annemarie is taking over the role from

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CRH Completes Phase 4 of Share Buyback Programme

    CRH Completes Phase 4 of Share Buyback Programme

CRH plc, the global building materials group, has completed the fourth phase of its share buyback programme, returning a further €200 million of cash to shareholders. Between 2 January and

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J D Forktrucks Cements Deal With Tracey Concrete

    J D Forktrucks Cements Deal With Tracey Concrete

J D Forktrucks, based at Newtownabbey in Northern Ireland, recently completed a deal with leading Enniskillen-based, precast concrete products manufacturer, Tracey Concrete, for two brand new Hyundai 7,000 kg 70D-9

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Master Builders Solutions® Launches Digital Solution-finder For the Construction Industry

    Master Builders Solutions® Launches Digital Solution-finder For the Construction Industry

With Solunaut, Master Builders Solutions® by BASF has developed an online solution-finder for the construction industry. The solution-finder provides users with the means to explore and find relevant solutions and

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CRH Completes Phase 3 and Announces Phase 4 of €1 Billion Share Buyback Programme

    CRH Completes Phase 3 and Announces Phase 4 of €1 Billion Share Buyback Programme

CRH has now completed the third phase of its share buyback programme, returning a further €100 million of cash to shareholders (the ‘Phase 3 Programme’). Between 27 November 2018 and

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NSAI Publishes Protocol to Assess Homes Suspected of Being Affected by Mica or Pyrite

    NSAI Publishes Protocol to Assess Homes Suspected of Being Affected by Mica or Pyrite

The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) has published a standard protocol called I.S. 465. This protocol will be used by engineers, geologists and laboratories to assess, test and categorise

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CRH Completes Phase 2 of Share Buyback Programme

    CRH Completes Phase 2 of Share Buyback Programme

CRH plc, the global building materials group, has completed the second phase of its share buyback programme, returning a further €350 million of cash to shareholders. Between 29 August and

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Resilient Performance by Breedon Group

    Resilient Performance by Breedon Group

Breedon Group, a leading construction materials group in the UK and Ireland, has reported revenue of £378.4 million for the six months to 30 June 2018, up from £326.3 million

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Essential Learning Series Roadshow From Kilsaran International

    Essential Learning Series Roadshow From Kilsaran International

Kilsaran International are taking the hugely successful Essential Learning Series suite of technical seminars to the road with events to be held at the Aviva Stadium on September 25th and

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Lisburn-based KME Steelworks Braced For Growing Sales

    Lisburn-based KME Steelworks Braced For Growing Sales

Engineering business KME Steelworks is expanding its workforce in Lisburn to help leverage the growing opportunities which exist for its precision engineering sub contract services and precast concrete mould products globally. KME

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CRH Delivers Solid First Half Performance

    CRH Delivers Solid First Half Performance

Impacted by severe and prolonged winter weather conditions early in the year, CRH plc has reported sales of €11.9 billion for the first half of 2018 – ahead by 1%

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The Irish Concrete Society Launches Concrete Technology Course

    The Irish Concrete Society Launches Concrete Technology Course

The Irish Concrete Society recently launched the 2018 Fundamentals of Concrete Technology course. Commencing on the 7th of September in UCD the course provides participants with essential information on concrete

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37th Irish Concrete Society Annual Awards – Call For Entries

    37th Irish Concrete Society Annual Awards – Call For Entries

The Irish Concrete Society are now seeking entries to the 37th Annual Awards. Established in 1979, the awards recognise excellence in the use of concrete, irrespective of type, scale or

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Ecocem Rebrands

    Ecocem Rebrands

Ecocem Ireland and Ecocem GB have launched a new brand. Ecocem is Europe’s largest independent specialist producer of GGBS (Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag) cement with a capacity of 2.4 million tonnes.

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Pairc Ui Chaoimh Named ‘Project of the Year’

    Pairc Ui Chaoimh Named ‘Project of the Year’

The newly renovated home of Cork GAA, Páirc Uí Chaoimh has been named construction ‘Project of the Year’ at a prestigious awards ceremony after winning the popular vote among the

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Continued Profit Growth at CRH

    Continued Profit Growth at CRH

Global building materials group CRH has reported another year of profit growth with margins and returns ahead in all its American and European Divisions. Sales at €27.6 billion were 2%

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Kilsaran International Launches New Range of Specialised Concretes

    Kilsaran International Launches New Range of Specialised Concretes

In response to changing customer demands Kilsaran International are bringing to the market, a suite of specialised ready-mix concrete products, designed to suit demanding placement methods, strength and durability classes.

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Ecocem Ireland Launches First Hybrid Weather Resistant Bag

    Ecocem Ireland Launches First Hybrid Weather Resistant Bag

Ireland’s premier producer of high performance, low carbon cement Ecocem Ireland has announced its new product development for the bagged cement market in Ireland and the UK. The upgraded offering sees

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St Angela’s College, Cork wins overall award at Irish Concrete Society Awards

    St Angela’s College, Cork wins overall award at Irish Concrete Society Awards

The 35th Irish Concrete Society Awards took place on the 8th of April in Croke Park. Always one of the highlights in the construction industry’s calendar, the awards recognise excellence

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