Category: CIF News

CIF DONEGAL BRANCH AND DONEGAL ETB JOIN FORCES WITH CONSTRUCTION GROUND WORK SKILLS PROGRAMME

CIF Donegal Branch

The CIF Donegal Branch and Donegal Education and Training Board (ETB) Further Education & Training (FET) Service have joined forces to further develop the ETB’s ‘Construction Ground Work Skills’ training programme, offering participants on the course the opportunity to gain work experience on construction sites in Donegal while also addressing the current skill needs of local employers. […]

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“DELAYS WITH THE ATHENRY APPLE DATA CENTRE DEMONSTRATE PROBLEMS WITH OUR PLANNING SYSTEM”

Apple Data Centre

Justin Molloy, Regional Director, CIF Western & Midland Region outlines the necessary changes that must be made to Ireland’s planning system to protect and secure investment. The function of our planning system is to regulate our built environment in the interests of the common good and in line with our planning legislation. Using a hierarchy […]

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WHAT THE NEW SECTORAL EMPLOYMENT ORDER MEANS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Sectoral Employment Order

WHAT THE NEW SECTORAL EMPLOYMENT ORDER MEANS FOR YOUR BUSINESS CIF Director of Industrial Relations and Manpower Services, Jean Winters, explains the new Sectoral Employment Order. A new Sectoral Employment Order (SEO) covering rates of pay, sick pay, and pensions across the construction industry was signed into legislation on the 19 October 2017, following the […]

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CONSTRUCTION WORKERS DOWN TOOLS TO KICK OFF NATIONAL SAFETY WEEK #CIFsafety17

CIFsafety17

Baz Ashmawy and his mammy Nancy feature in a ‘Five Ways to Save your Mammy On Site’ awareness campaign #CIFsafety17 The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) is launching its #CIFsafety17 Construction Safety Week campaign today, Monday 23 October. Construction workers across Ireland will down tools for one minute to mark the beginning of Construction Safety Week. […]

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CIF Southern Region welcomes Taoiseach’s commitment to Munster infrastructure projects

Munster Infrastructure

Conor O’Connell, CIF Director, Southern  Region An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has confirmed that funding will be provided for advanced planning and design of the M20 Cork/Limerick Motorway. This news was warmly greeted by all involved in the construction industry in the Munster Region. Ireland’s most important regional infrastructural project “CIF, along with all other business […]

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CIF welcomes Construction Sector Group as the start of a new era for Irish construction

Construction Sector Group

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has welcomed An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s endorsement of a new Construction Sector Group involving industry and a number of key Government Departments. Hundreds of leaders from across the Irish and international construction industries attended the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) Annual Conference in Croke Park today, to discuss the industry’s potential […]

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Budget 2018: CIF Response

Construction Industry Federation

CIF welcomes increased investment in infrastructure at critical time for Irish economy New homebuilding finance agency has potential to enable projects where lending is not available from traditional sources of finance Budget 2018 CIF Response CIF has stated that the measures announced today will help address the systemic weaknesses in infrastructure investment. Tom Parlon, CIF Director […]

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CIF Present Pre Budget Submission to Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe

CIF Pre Budget Submission

Increased infrastructure critical to solving housing crisis and ending boom/bust cycle in construction industry The CIF met with the Minister for Finance Pascal Donohoe and Minister for State in the Department of Finance Michael D’Arcy earlier today to present the CIF Pre Budget Submission and to chart a way past blockages in the supply of […]

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CIF Women in Construction Breakfast Briefing

September 26th, CIF Headquarters, Construction House, Dublin  #BuildingEquality The CIF will host its second Women in Construction Breakfast Briefing event #BuildingEquality from 8am to 10am on Tuesday 26 September at CIF Headquarters, Construction House, Dublin. This is event follows on from the CIF’s very successful Breakfast Briefing Increasing Female Participation in the Construction Industry on International […]

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