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Irish Tech Firm Uses Virtual Reality to Transform the Way New Developments are Presented to the Public

    Irish Tech Firm Uses Virtual Reality to Transform the Way New Developments are Presented to the Public

A major innovation introduced by an Irish visualisation company is set to transform the way proposers of projects, such as wind farms, engage with local communities and stakeholders. Innovision, which

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CRU Establishes Transition Period for New Electrical Wiring Rules for Electrical Contractors

    CRU Establishes Transition Period for New Electrical Wiring Rules for Electrical Contractors

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) has made a decision to establish a transition period of 24 months to enforce compliance with the new standard Electrical Wiring Rules for Electrical

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Softer Rise in Construction Activity Amid Storm Disruption

    Softer Rise in Construction Activity Amid Storm Disruption

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted 50.6 in February, down slightly from 50.9 in January and

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2020 National Construction Summit Postponed Until 22nd October

    2020 National Construction Summit Postponed Until 22nd October

As a result of the uncertainty caused by the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the 6th annual National Construction Summit, which was scheduled to be held on Tuesday, 24th March 2020, will

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Eddies Hardware Unveils Refurbishment and Rebrand to Chadwicks Drogheda

    Eddies Hardware Unveils Refurbishment and Rebrand to Chadwicks Drogheda

Eddies Hardware has undergone a refurbishment and as part of the changes will now officially rebrand to Chadwicks Drogheda. The branch has been designed with the customer in mind and

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CIF Statement on Covid-19 Measures

    CIF Statement on Covid-19 Measures

The CIF are collaborating with Government in leading the national response to Covid-19. The initial phase is containment with the objective being to minimise the spread of Covid-19. This is

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Another Year of Growth For CRH

    Another Year of Growth For CRH

Supported by positive demand in the Americas and in key regions in Europe along with contributions from acquisitions and favourable currency factors, CRH plc, the global building materials group, has

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Completion of New Roof at Carrickfergus Castle a Towering Success

    Completion of New Roof at Carrickfergus Castle a Towering Success

The Great Tower at Carrickfergus Castle has been formally re-opened, following a £1 million conservation project to construct a new roof on the 800-year-old landmark. The Castle has been in

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The Guinness Storehouse Unveils New €20 Million Gravity Bar

    The Guinness Storehouse Unveils New €20 Million Gravity Bar

The Guinness Storehouse, Ireland’s number one visitor attraction, has officially opened the highly anticipated new Gravity Bar. Developed over three years, with over 175,000 man hours and almost €20 million

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Multi-million Pound Australian deal for Cross Refrigeration

    Multi-million Pound Australian deal for Cross Refrigeration

Armagh based refrigeration company, Cross Refrigeration, has secured its first contract in Melbourne, Australia estimated to be worth over £7million. Cross Refrigeration specialises in the design, installation and distribution of

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Winners of the Irish Planning Awards 2020

    Winners of the Irish Planning Awards 2020

The Irish Planning Institute (IPI) has announced the winners of the 2020 Planning Awards. Limerick City and County Council’s ‘Living Georgian City Strategy’ project was declared winner of the overall

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Mercedes-Benz Gears Up For National Construction Summit

    Mercedes-Benz Gears Up For National Construction Summit

Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles division is set to be amongst the leading exhibitors attending the forthcoming 6th annual National Construction Summit, taking place at the Sport Ireland Campus in Blanchardstown on March 24th

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Jacobs’ Symposium Spotlights Strategies to Enhance Safety in Construction Supply Chain

    Jacobs’ Symposium Spotlights Strategies to Enhance Safety in Construction Supply Chain

With 150,000 people working in construction in Ireland and the sector experiencing annual growth of 10%, a sustainable safety culture is critical to keeping people safe. The supply chain’s complexity

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Expert Speakers Announced For the 2020 Project Management National Conference

    Expert Speakers Announced For the 2020 Project Management National Conference

The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) has announced the expert speakers for its National Conference, with former Irish Rugby head coach, Joe Schmidt, to deliver the keynote address. The future

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National Construction Summit – 24th March 2020 – The National Arena, Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin

    National Construction Summit – 24th March 2020 – The National Arena, Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin

The annual National Construction Summit is being held on Tuesday, 24th March 2020 at a new venue – the National Arena, Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin. Incorporating a number of

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Construction Work Commences on New Pelletstown Railway Station

    Construction Work Commences on New Pelletstown Railway Station

Construction is now underway on the new Pelletstown Station in West Dublin. The newest station on the Iarnród Éireann network is situated between Ashtown and Broombridge stations and will serve the

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Author of Grenfell Tower Fire Report to Speak in Belfast

    Author of Grenfell Tower Fire Report to Speak in Belfast

The author of the Grenfell Tower Fire Report, Dame Judith Hackitt DBE (pictured), is to speak at a major construction industry conference in Belfast on 2 April. The event is

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Walls Construction and DkIT Announce Strategic Partnership to Boost Engineering Opportunities Across North East

    Walls Construction and DkIT Announce Strategic Partnership to Boost Engineering Opportunities Across North East

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) and leading Irish building contractor, Walls Construction have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to further develop the relationship between both organisations. The new corporate partnership reflects

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Another Year of Solid Growth For Kingspan

    Another Year of Solid Growth For Kingspan

Kingspan, the global leader in high-performance insulation and building envelope solutions, has reported a 7% increase in group revenue to €4.7 billion and 12% rise trading profit to €497.1 million

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Kirby Announces Key Senior Appointments

    Kirby Announces Key Senior Appointments

After a period of strategic and sustainable growth, Kirby, a leading mechanical and electrical engineering contractor employing over 1,000 people with operations in Ireland, the UK and Mainland Europe, has

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Offsite & Modular Construction 2020 – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 27th February 2020

    Offsite & Modular Construction 2020 – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 27th February 2020

There are many advantages to Offsite Construction (OSC), whereby the planning, design, fabrication and assembly of building components, elements and modules are conducted in a controlled ‘factory’ environment prior to

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StormHarvester Develops New Green Technology to Help Reduce Environmental Pollution

    StormHarvester Develops New Green Technology to Help Reduce Environmental Pollution

Lisburn-based technology start-up, StormHarvester, has developed a system to monitor and control water and wastewater levels within drainage networks. The green technology, Smart Control System, reduces the volume of mains

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Continued Rise in Construction Activity as New Order Growth Quickens to Seven-month High

    Continued Rise in Construction Activity as New Order Growth Quickens to Seven-month High

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted 50.9 in January, above the 50.0 no-change mark for the

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New Dwelling Completions Up 18% in 2019

    New Dwelling Completions Up 18% in 2019

According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), 6,450 new dwelling completions were recorded in the fourth quarter of 2019, an

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Sisk Marks 15 Years of Working in Partnership With London Developer Quintain

    Sisk Marks 15 Years of Working in Partnership With London Developer Quintain

John Sisk & Son has completed its 10th construction project at Wembley Park in London for developer Quintain. A recent

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Ballymore Receives Planning Approval For 741 Residential Units at Connolly Quarter Development in Dublin

    Ballymore Receives Planning Approval For 741 Residential Units at Connolly Quarter Development in Dublin

Ballymore, the international property development company, and its development partner, Oxley Holdings, have received planning approval for 741 residential homes

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CIF Proposes Actions For the Next Government

    CIF Proposes Actions For the Next Government

Any future Government will require a thriving and dynamic construction industry to deliver any promises made during the election, according

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Surveyors Say Residential Property Prices Will Increase by 2% This Year With Rents Predicted to Rise by 5%

    Surveyors Say Residential Property Prices Will Increase by 2% This Year With Rents Predicted to Rise by 5%

A period of high price inflation appears to be drawing to a close and the property market looks set for

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Initiative Ireland to Expand Operations in Ireland and the UK

    Initiative Ireland to Expand Operations in Ireland and the UK

Initiative Ireland, the property finance and impact investment specialist, has announced that it plans to expand operations to fund the

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Home Ownership Critical to Wealth But Generation Losing Out

    Home Ownership Critical to Wealth But Generation Losing Out

Commenting on the latest CSO Household Finance and Consumption Survey, Brokers Ireland said while the survey underpins the importance of

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SHD Planning Permission Granted For 426 New Homes at Farrankelly, Delgany, County Wicklow

    SHD Planning Permission Granted For 426 New Homes at Farrankelly, Delgany, County Wicklow

Cairn Homes is continuing its busy start to 2020 with news that full planning permission has been granted by An

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BAM Consortium Completes N25 New Ross Bypass PPP

    BAM Consortium Completes N25 New Ross Bypass PPP

The N25 New Ross Bypass PPP Scheme, delivered by the BAM/ ACS consortium on behalf of Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII),

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Belfast Firm to Drive Growth in Northern Ireland and Uganda With Development Project

    Belfast Firm to Drive Growth in Northern Ireland and Uganda With Development Project

The UK Government has announced that Belfast-based construction firm Lagan is to develop a $246 million business park in Uganda

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Salaries in Construction Sector Continue to Rise as Competition For Talent Intensifies

    Salaries in Construction Sector Continue to Rise as Competition For Talent Intensifies

Salaries in the construction sector have continued to rise over the last year. Many construction firms are experiencing increased competition

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Derry Engineering Firm, Gallagher and McKinney, Expands

    Derry Engineering Firm, Gallagher and McKinney, Expands

Gallagher and McKinney Ltd has built a new manufacturing facility at Skeoge Industrial Park, and is creating 14 new jobs.

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Residential Property Prices Rise by 1.4% in the Year

    Residential Property Prices Rise by 1.4% in the Year

Residential property prices increased by 1.4% nationally in the year to November. This compares with an increase of 1.0% in

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Senior Management Appointments at Cairn Homes

    Senior Management Appointments at Cairn Homes

Cairn Homes plc, the leading Irish home building company, has announced three senior management appointments – Maura Winston as Director

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Masterplan For Major Limerick City Centre Development

    Masterplan For Major Limerick City Centre Development

The Land Development Agency (LDA), Limerick City and County Council (LCCC), the HSE and CIÉ have signed a Memorandum of

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New President For Irish Planning Institute

    New President For Irish Planning Institute

Dr Conor Norton MIPI (pictured) has been elected President of the Irish Planning Institute (IPI) for 2020 and 2021. The IPI is

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Chadwicks Group Launches Free National Tradesperson Check

    Chadwicks Group Launches Free National Tradesperson Check

Almost half of tradesmen (42%) do not go for a yearly health check-up and 38% regularly suffer aches and pains

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Construction Activity Returns to Growth in December

    Construction Activity Returns to Growth in December

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted

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Cairn Announces Sale of 229 Units in Lucan

    Cairn Announces Sale of 229 Units in Lucan

Cairn Homes plc has announced the forward sale of 229 private rental sector (PRS) residential units in Lucan, Dublin 22

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Safety Must Remain Priority For Construction Companies as Activity Increases

    Safety Must Remain Priority For Construction Companies as Activity Increases

The CIF has responded to recent Health and Safety Authority statistics that revealed construction deaths increased from five in 2018

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Construction Deaths Increased by 140% Last Year

    Construction Deaths Increased by 140% Last Year

Construction fatalities have more than doubled in the last year, according to the latest figures released by the Health and

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€300 Million Investment in Irish Solar Energy Sector

    €300 Million Investment in Irish Solar Energy Sector

Obton has announced details of its €300 milion investment in the Irish solar energy sector. Obton, a Danish solar photovoltaic (PV) business,

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Residential Prices in Dublin Will Grow by Maximum of 5% While New ‘Near Zero Energy Buildings’ Regulations Will Impact Construction Costs

    Residential Prices in Dublin Will Grow by Maximum of 5% While New ‘Near Zero Energy Buildings’ Regulations Will Impact Construction Costs

Uncertainty stemming from global events will be the key aspect of the Irish property investment market in 2020, according to

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Cairn Homes Receives Planning Approval For County Dublin Housing Development

    Cairn Homes Receives Planning Approval For County Dublin Housing Development

Full planning permission has been granted by An Bord Pleanála for Cairn Homes’ 380 unit strategic housing scheme at Newcastle,

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Esprit Investments Applies For Planning Permission For Mixed Office, Retail and Residential Development in Dublin 2

    Esprit Investments Applies For Planning Permission For Mixed Office, Retail and Residential Development in Dublin 2

Esprit Investments Ltd has applied for planning permission to develop a derelict site in Dublin 2. The site borders Brunswick

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New Irish Start-up Uses Virtual Reality Tech to Design Customised Homes

    New Irish Start-up Uses Virtual Reality Tech to Design Customised Homes

Ireland generates millions of tonnes of building waste each year – VR Technology could actively reduce this. “Eliminating physical errors at

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Planning Application Submitted For Waterford North Quays Development

    Planning Application Submitted For Waterford North Quays Development

Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland has submitted its application for Planning Permission to Waterford City & County Council for the

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Construction Contract Signed For BIA Innovator Campus in Athenry

    Construction Contract Signed For BIA Innovator Campus in Athenry

BIA Innovator Campus, the multi-million euro food innovation hub in Athenry, has taken a step forward with the construction contract

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Horizon Offsite Awarded NSAI Agrément Certification

    Horizon Offsite Awarded NSAI Agrément Certification

Tipperary-headquartered Horizon Offsite Ltd has been awarded NSAI Agrément Certification for its Offsite Steel Frame Building System. Established in 2017,

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IPAV Calls For Official Monthly Index of Building Input Costs

    IPAV Calls For Official Monthly Index of Building Input Costs

Responding to the CSO Residential Property Price Index for October, IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers, said it

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Researchers to Explore Louth/Meath Coastal Area For Wind Farm Development

    Researchers to Explore Louth/Meath Coastal Area For Wind Farm Development

A team led by iCRAG, the SFI Research Centre for Applied Geosciences based at University College Dublin, has been awarded government

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34,000 New Dwellings Required Each Year Until 2030

    34,000 New Dwellings Required Each Year Until 2030

Assuming unchanged household formation patterns and net inward migration close to current levels, around 34,000 new dwellings would be required

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Hammerson Secures Planning For Residential Development in Dublin

    Hammerson Secures Planning For Residential Development in Dublin

Hammerson, the UK-based property, development and investment company, has received planning approval for 107 new apartments at Dundrum Town Centre

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Tara Brennan of Chadwicks Group Named Management Professional of the Year

    Tara Brennan of Chadwicks Group Named Management Professional of the Year

Tara Brennan, Head of Marketing and Development for Ireland’s leading building merchanting company, Chadwicks Group, has been named Management Professional of

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Bennett Construction Wins at Irish Building and Design Awards With City Quay Project

    Bennett Construction Wins at Irish Building and Design Awards With City Quay Project

The 13-18 City Quay office development in Dublin by Bennett Construction has won the Award for the Commercial/Office Building Project

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