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European Investment Bank Backs €405 Million Investment in Social Housing

    European Investment Bank Backs €405 Million Investment in Social Housing

The European Investment Bank confirmed on Thursday support for record new investment in social housing totalling €405 million that will construct and improve thousands of properties across Ireland. It is

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More Than €8 Billion Worth of Construction Projects Went On-Site in 2016 – CIS

    More Than €8 Billion Worth of Construction Projects Went On-Site in 2016 – CIS

Over €8 Billion worth of construction projects went on-site in 2016 according to Construction Information Services (CIS) on Wednesday. The finding comes from the recently published 2016 Construction Market Review

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Housing Minister Turns Sod at Sligo Development

    Housing Minister Turns Sod at Sligo Development

The Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Mr. Simon Coveney, turned the sod at a new development of 22 social homes at Fr O’ Flanagan Terrace, Sligo, on Friday.

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Irish Concrete Society Launches Formal Education Course

    Irish Concrete Society Launches Formal Education Course

The ‘Concrete Ticket’, an initiative by the Irish Concrete Society, was officially launched in Dublin on Wednesday by Minister of State for Housing and Urban Renewal, Damien English. The initiative

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Free Trade Registration Open for Construction and Quarry Machinery Show

    Free Trade Registration Open for Construction and Quarry Machinery Show

Free trade registration is now open for  CQMS’17 Construction and Quarry Machinery Show on Friday, April 21st. The show in Tullamore, Co Offaly, will see 200 exhibitors showcase over €70 million worth of

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€28 Million Funding Announced for Fishery Harbour Infrastructure

    €28 Million Funding Announced for Fishery Harbour Infrastructure

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed announced details of a €28 million Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s Local Authority owned small harbour network

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Construction Industry Federation Elects Dominic Doheny as New President

    Construction Industry Federation Elects Dominic Doheny as New President

New Construction Industry Federation (CIF) President Dominic Doheny called on the Government to work with the construction industry to deliver sustainable growth, exports and jobs across Ireland at a meeting

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Construction Production up 0.4 Percent in the EU

    Construction Production up 0.4 Percent in the EU

Seasonally-adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.4% in both the euro area and the 28 EU member states in November compared with October, Eurostat, the statistical office of the

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Construction Activity Continues to Rise for 40th Month in a Row

    Construction Activity Continues to Rise for 40th Month in a Row

The Ulster bank Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for December, released on Monday, showed that activity in the construction sector constinued to rise until the end of 2016. The report gave

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Government Plans to Double Annual Residential Construction to 25,000 Homes by 2021

    Government Plans to Double Annual Residential Construction to 25,000 Homes by 2021

The Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government on Friday released their statement of strategy, in which they outlined plans to double the annual level of residential construction to 25,000 homes

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1.8 Acre Residential Development Opportunity in Dundrum

CBRE on Monday offered a residential development opportunity at Annefield House, Taney Road, Dundrum, Dublin 14 to the open market by way of Private Treaty. The site, extending to approximately

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Nine Fatal Construction Accidents in 2016

    Nine Fatal Construction Accidents in 2016

There were 44 people killed in workplaces in 2016, representing a 21% reduction of the 56 reported in 2015, according to figures released by the Health and Safety Authority on

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Mortgage Approvals Rise by 30.8%

    Mortgage Approvals Rise by 30.8%

The number of mortgages approved rose by 30.8% year-on-year and  increased by 2.0% month-on-month, according to the latest figures from the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI)  Mortgage Approvals Report

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Construction Industry to Experience Most Positive Outlook in a Decade

    Construction Industry to Experience Most Positive Outlook in a Decade

The economy is growing at a solid pace, and the quantity and quality of buildings and infrastructure delivered by the construction industry will play an important role in that economic

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Planning Permissions Granted for Apartments Increase by 304.5%

    Planning Permissions Granted for Apartments Increase by 304.5%

The number of apartment dwelling units granted planning permission in the third quarter of 2016 rose to 1,452, up from 359 in 2015, an incrase of 304.5%, the CSO revealed

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Construction Industry Set to Grow by 9% Annually up to 2020

    Construction Industry Set to Grow by 9% Annually up to 2020

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) launched a career website on Monday in the wake of a report that construction activity can sustain an additional 112,000 jobs up to 2020 with

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Ulster Bank Construction PMI Shows Sharp Rise in Employment

    Ulster Bank Construction PMI Shows Sharp Rise in Employment

Irish construction firms continued to record strong activity growth during November, supported by a further sharp increase in new orders, according to the Ulster Bank Construction PMI released on Monday.

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Sligo East City Regeneration Project Launched in Cranmore

    Sligo East City Regeneration Project Launched in Cranmore

The Sligo East City, Cranmore and Environs Regeneration Project was launched at a showcase community event in Cranmore, Sligo on Thursday, December 1. The Department of Housing, Planning, Community and

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Grafton Architects Win RIBA International Prize

    Grafton Architects Win RIBA International Prize

The Grafton Architects-designed Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC) in Lima, Peru, won the first ever Royal Institute of British Architects International prize on Thursday, November 24. The selection follows

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West Pharmaceuticals Mulhuddart Expansion Completed

    West Pharmaceuticals Mulhuddart Expansion Completed

Medical manufacturer West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. announced on Tuesday, November 29, the completion of a 60,000 square foot expansion at its contract manufacturing facility near Mulhuddart, County Dublin. The expansion

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Agreement to Redevelop National Maternity Hospital Announced

    Agreement to Redevelop National Maternity Hospital Announced

Minister for Health Simon Harris announced on Thursday, November 24, that the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) and St Vincent’s Hospital Group have reached an agreement on on the redevelopment of

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Wood Awards Ireland Held in Farmleigh House

    Wood Awards Ireland Held in Farmleigh House

The Wood Awards Ireland were presented in Farmleigh House on Thursday, November 17, with Bucholz McEvoy Architects named as the overall winner for their work on the Samuel Beckett Civic

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€30 Million Retail Centre Planned for Bray

    €30 Million Retail Centre Planned for Bray

A development partner is being sought to develop a 2.4 acre site, previously known as the ‘Florentine Centre’, in Bray, Savills announced on  Wednesday, 16 November 2016. Wicklow County Council

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136 New Office Buildings to be Built in Dublin

    136 New Office Buildings to be Built in Dublin

136 new office buildings, totaling more than 12 million square feet, are planned to be built in Dublin over the

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Irish Water Begins Construction on 9.7 Million Euro Wastewater Network

    Irish Water Begins Construction on 9.7 Million Euro Wastewater Network

Irish water officially began construction on a €9.7 million wastewater pipe network for Rush, Co. Dublin on Friday, November 11.

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Data Centres will Grow Energy Demands

The beginning half of the year primitive wind energy met over a fifth (22pc) of the country’s whole electricity needs, as reported by the new figures from the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA).

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Green light set for €200m Ballsbridge block plan by Johnny Ronan

For the Dublin City Council the way could soon be plain to give developer Johnny Ronan planning approval for a

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Minister authorizes Greater Dublin Area Transport Strategy 2016 – 2035

The National Transport Authority has just advised that its work in preparing a Transport Strategy for the Greater Dublin Area

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Dublin Airport will get a new runway

The Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) is aim to build a new runway. It will be built 1.6 kilometres north of

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Metro South intended in Dublin transport plan

A part of new transport plans is a new Metro South for Dublin that would link up with Metro North

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Full speed ahead for ‘Boland’s Quay’

The planning was approved last July for the development of Boland’s Quay, which is situated at the Boland’s Mill site

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Work Launches To Supply Right Turn Lane On A29

Subject to weather conditions, works is expected to be completed in four to six weeks To complete the works safely

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Commercial estates value over €735M sold so far in 2016

In the first three month of the year 2016 were sold a total of 55 commercial properties in Ireland, showed

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Saving €2 billion on capital projects is possible said the Project Management Institute

The Project Management Institute’s Ireland chapter will host its biggest conference to date on April 14th at the Aviva Stadium.

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Yearly Conference 2016 of Irish Planning Institute

The regulation of planning, the burning issues of housing supply and planning, sustainable retail and town centre development, are among

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Under PRTB, housing association properties brought remit

The role of the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB) is being expanded, it was advised today. Approved Housing Bodies will be

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Dublin will get it’s major office block

Dublin’s major office block has been given to continue. The €80 million Nama-funded Exo Building at the Point Village has

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22 modular homes ‘essentially completed’

. The project in Poppintree in Ballymun was originally planed to be completed by December last year. The Council of Dublin

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PM Group Hosts Lean Construction Seminar

    PM Group Hosts Lean Construction Seminar

Delegates at Lean Construction Seminar learn how adopting a ‘Lean’ approach can help attract Foreign Direct investment Over 200 delegates

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