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Jones Engineering achieve Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 Certification

Jones Engineering BIM

Jones Engineering Group has achieved Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 Certification for Design and Construction from BSI (British Standards Institution). The company, which employs nearly 2,400 people, has previously won BIM Initiative of the Year at the Irish Construction Awards 2016, BIM Initiative of the Year at the Irish Building & Design Awards 2015 […]


HSS Hire Waterford Branch Opens

HSS Hire Waterford

Michael Killeen, Managing Director for the HSS/Laois Hire Group, Waterford Senior Hurling Manager, Derek McGrath, and Patrick Cunningham, Branch Sales Manager of new branch cut the ribbon at the HSS Hire Waterford open day HSS Hire, the nationwide award-winning tool and equipment hire company, has opened a HSS Hire Waterford branch at 6 Cross Roads […]


CWHT Health Screening in your Workplace

CWHT Health Screening

Construction Workers Health Trust (CWHT) has launched a new CWHT Health Screening initiative to encourage contractors in the industry to register directly with them for the purpose of providing all of their workers with a bi-annual health check in the workplace. Ask any safety officer what they do in relation to health, and you’re immediately […]


Shelbourne Hotel Restoration Wins Irish Georgian Society Architectural Conservation Award 2017

Irish Georgian Society Architectural Conservation Award

The Restoration of the façade of The Shelbourne Hotel by specialist contractor Acol Ltd and conservation architect Alistair Lindsay for client Kennedy Wilson has won The Irish Georgian Society Architectural Conservation Award 2017. The winners of the Irish Georgian Society’s 2017 Architectural Conservation Award and Original Drawings Award were announced by Michael Wall, Chairman of the […]


SIGA Man-Made fibre cement slate

SIGA Man-Made

SIG Roofing, Ireland’s leading distributor of roofing products for over 30 years, and synonymous in the Irish Construction Industry for their Capco Natural Slate range of products amongst other leading brands, have just brought to market their brand-new range of “SIGA Man-Made” fibre cement roofing slates. SIGA Man-Made range The new SIGA Man-Made range of roofing […]



  The Considerate Constructors Scheme – the organisation established to improve the image of the construction industry is now international, having launched its first registered site in Ireland.   The Scheme is delighted to announce John Sisk & Son is its first contractor to register a project in Ireland.   The first registered Irish site […]




The Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA) recently published an updated version of its Guidance on embedded retaining wall design (C760), with a significant contribution from Groundforce Shorco. The updated Guidance provides a comprehensive Eurocode compliant design manual for embedded retaining walls. Groundforce Shorco supported and contributed to the new guidance document based on their experience in this specialised field of engineering. The information they supplied included specialist design guidance on […]


Do you have one of these guys in your work place?

Ayrton Group

Ayrton Group’s ‘catchy’ video highlights construction site risks Hats off to the team at Ayrton Group who have released a catchy musical video to highlight safety risks on construction sites. With a fresh take on an extremely serious subject the Ayrton Group’s video takes a ‘tongue in cheek’ look at safety in the workplace, with […]


How does website work

How to post and apply for jobs on Construction jobs website offers CIF members an great opportunity to fill vacancies with the minimum of fuss. In addition, it gives Irish construction professionals and tradespeople an opportunity to progress their construction careers in a sustainable way. Hence, employers and jobseekers now have a direct […]