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EIB commits €100M to Dublin port ABR project

    EIB commits €100M to Dublin port ABR project

The redevelopment of Dublin Port is set to be a major construction project involving Ireland’s civil engineering contractors. It has been announced the European Investment Bank has committed to providing

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Planning permission approved for Facebook offices in Meath

    Planning permission approved for Facebook offices in Meath

An Bord Pleanála has approved planning permission for Facebook’s planned €200m data centre in Clonee, Co Meath. When it is operational, the centre will employ 115 people. The development is

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Apple plan for €850m complex in Galway faces six-month delay

    Apple plan for €850m complex in Galway faces six-month delay

Apple’s plans for a high-tech €850 million complex in Co Galway are facing a delay of at least six months. Two appeals to the grant of planning permission for the massive

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Final opportunity for entry to the Sustainable Energy Awards 2015

    Final opportunity for entry to the Sustainable Energy Awards 2015

Closing date extended to Friday 10th July  26th June 2015 – The closing date for entries to the Sustainable Energy Awards 2015 has been extended by two weeks until Friday

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Phone Pulse saves Kirby upwards of €15,000 a Year with ShoreTel Solution

    Phone Pulse saves Kirby upwards of €15,000 a Year with ShoreTel Solution

Consolidation of legacy lines, Unified Communications (UC) between sites and adoption of SIP with a Rollout that Took Less than Two Weeks Dublin, Ireland – 22 June 2015 – Phone

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BEHIND EVERY GREAT PAINT IS AN EVEN BETTER PRIMER

    BEHIND EVERY GREAT PAINT IS AN EVEN BETTER PRIMER

Colortrend introduce new range of next-generation primers at Irish Hardware Show Colortrend, Ireland’s leading decorative paint brand who have been manufacturing a wide range of premium quality paints in a huge

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i3PT Certification are Moving Office!

    i3PT Certification are Moving Office!

  Good news!i3PT Certification are delighted to announce that due to an increased workload and a period of significant growth, we are moving to new offices in the Hyde Building, The Park,

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Manufacturing growth speeds up again in May – PMI

The country’s manufacturing sector expanded at its quickest pace in three months in May to mark two years of non-stop growth as firms increased prices slightly to offset cost pressures.

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Ireland’s economy will benefit from greater use of indigenous clean energy

    Ireland’s economy will benefit from greater use of indigenous clean energy

Job benefits of bioenergy sector doubled if local resources used   Friday, 29th May 2015:  New reports published today by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) show that using

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LEAN SERVICE A practical guide for SME by Richard Keegan and Eddie O’Kelly

    LEAN SERVICE A practical guide for SME by Richard Keegan and Eddie O’Kelly

Great news! Richard Keegan and Eddie O’Kelly have published Lean Service.   Lean is about VALUE … the creation, delivery and retention of value.   In a service business, the

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Innovative Irish energy projects have delivered €1billion in energy savings in 12 years

    Innovative Irish energy projects have delivered €1billion in energy savings in 12 years

Sustainable Energy Awards 2015 Open For Ambitious Energy Projects Organisations from multinationals to SMEs & community organisations driving culture of change in energy efficiency   22nd May 2015 – Close

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Announcing the National Construction Summit 2015

    Announcing the National Construction Summit 2015

Taking Place in the RDS, Dublin on June 16th This major event will be jointly chaired by Tom Parlon, Director General of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and Tom Moloney,

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Mallinckrodt plc announces €45m Investment in Ireland

    Mallinckrodt plc announces €45m Investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 – Mallinckrodt plc, a leading global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced a €45million investment to expand its Dublin-based operations. A new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and office

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Autodesk Gold Partner, Diatec Appoints David Purdon as Senior Applications Engineer

    Autodesk Gold Partner, Diatec Appoints David Purdon as Senior Applications Engineer

Diatec, the largest Autodesk Gold Partner in Ireland, is delighted to announce David Purdon has been appointed as the company’s Senior Application & Technical Sales Engineer for the southern region.

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Renewable Energy Use Grew by 10% in 2014. Primary energy use fell while economy grew

    Renewable Energy Use Grew by 10% in 2014.  Primary energy use fell while economy grew

18th May, 2015 – Renewable energy use in Ireland increased by 10% in 2014 while consumption of fossil fuels fell 1.2%.  That is according to provisional energy data for 2014

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New Thermal Liteblock System from Roadstone – A fabric first approach for compliance with Part L of Building Regulations

The Roadstone Thermal Liteblock is a robust and durable, lightweight block which was developed for use with traditional masonry after extensive research aimed at producing a cost-effective solution for architects,

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Bank backs €180m for Irish solar farm project

Amarenco, the solar energy business led by former Bord Gáis head John Mullins, has found a multi-million euro backer to help it deliver the country’s first solar farms with the

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FenestraPro Premium for Revit – Efficient Facade Design for Architects

    FenestraPro Premium for Revit – Efficient Facade Design for Architects

FenestraPro, a leading provider of software that enables energy efficient facade design, is delighted to announce the launch of FenestraPro Premium for Revit, continuing the development of the FenestraPro Add-in

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Management Buyout (MBO) of Walls Construction Announced

    Management Buyout (MBO) of Walls Construction Announced

An investor backed management buyout (MBO) has been announced by leading Irish construction company Walls Construction. Founded in 1950, Walls Construction has been acquired by a new holding company controlled

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Announces €450 Million Expansion in Dublin – 200 New Jobs and 800 construction jobs to be created over four years

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Announces €450 Million Expansion in Dublin – 200 New Jobs and 800 construction jobs to be created over four years

Alexion Pharmaceuticals today announced plans to significantly expand its operations in Ireland by constructing the Company’s first ever biologics manufacturing facility outside the United States. This €450 million, four-year project,

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Nimbus researchers secure €1.5m in EU funding for energy efficient buildings projects

    Nimbus researchers secure €1.5m in EU funding for energy efficient buildings projects

Researchers from the Nimbus Centre at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) have secured €1.5m in EU funding as part of the development of two international projects. The Horizon 2020 projects

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Apple looks to invest more than €400m on power projects for its €850m Irish data centre

    Apple looks to invest more than €400m on power projects for its €850m Irish data centre

Apple is looking to invest more than €400m directly to fund at least six renewable energy projects in Ireland. The firm has invited partnership proposals from green energy developers to

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Formal Consultation Process Launches For Proposed A24 Ballynahinch Bypass

    Formal Consultation Process Launches For Proposed A24 Ballynahinch Bypass

The formal consultation process has launched for the proposed A24 Ballynahinch Bypass. The announcement refers to the publication of the Draft Statutory Orders which will pave the way for the

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Building sector slowdown threatens recovery

    Building sector slowdown threatens recovery

A slowdown in the growth of construction activity here could end up hurting Ireland’s ability to attract foreign direct investment,

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Gaelectric completes €65 million funding round for on-shore wind energy portfolio in Ireland

    Gaelectric completes €65 million funding round for on-shore wind energy portfolio in Ireland

Irish renewable energy generation and energy storage group, Gaelectric, has raised €65 million in funding for its portfolio of on-shore

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Energy efficient windows for retrofits receive Component Award

    Energy efficient windows for retrofits receive Component Award

The winners of the second Component Award, this year for Passive House windows for energy efficient solutions in the context

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DCC gives go-ahead for multi-million euro docklands development

The first of the fast-track developments planned for Dublin’s docklands has been given the go ahead by the city council.

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Building momentum – an overview of Ireland’s construction sector

    Building momentum – an overview of Ireland’s construction sector

To describe the effect of the recession on Ireland’s construction industry as devastating is an understatement. Now less than a

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3,300 Jobs on way for Limerick in massive city centre development – 300 in construction stage

    3,300 Jobs on way for Limerick in massive city centre development – 300 in construction stage

The biggest city centre real estate project outside of Dublin over the next 10 years has received the green light

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Planning Sought for 101 Homes in Dublin

    Planning Sought for 101 Homes in Dublin

A low-profile property firm has become the latest player to seek planning permission to build family homes in Dublin, in

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Limerick City and County Council has given a go to the €80 Opera Centre site development.

    Limerick City and County Council has given a go to the €80 Opera Centre site development.

The re-developed 50,000sq metre project should create around 3,000 jobs with 300 additional jobs supported during the construction stage. The 2.8 hectare

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Irish construction & marine markets to benefit from Kommerling products as Laydex becomes national distributor

    Irish construction & marine markets to benefit from Kommerling products as Laydex becomes national distributor

Kommerling UK has signed an agreement with Laydex for the Belfast based company to distribute its extensive range of marine

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