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“GOVERNMENT AND ITS AGENCIES MUST DELIVER INNOVATIVE FUNDING PLATFORMS TO SUPPORT HOUSE BUILDING ACROSS THE COUNTRY” – TOM PARLON, DG, CIF

Tom Parlon, Director General, Construction Industry Federation (CIF), has said that while recent Government initiatives are having a positive effect on the housing sector, market failure in finance is affecting the industry’s ability to deliver on housing output targets. Housebuilding viable again “Recent Government initiatives are having a positive effect on housing supply in some […]

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Facilities Management Ireland (FM Ireland 2018), 6 – 7 March 2018

FM Ireland 2018

FM Ireland 2018 – Product – People – Practices Facilities Management Ireland (FM Ireland 2018), 6 – 7 March 2018 RDS, Dublin is a unique opportunity for all those involved and responsible for creating and maintaining retail, industrial, commercial, government buildings and facilities to see latest products, services and solution providers that can be of […]

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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 […]

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Housing commencements up 35% per year to date and expected to surpass 15,000 for the first time since 2008

Construction Industry Federation (CIF) analysis shows that 14,917 new houses were started in the Jan/Oct period this year. This represents an increase of 35.6% in the commencement of new housing from 11,000 to 14,917 units up to October 2017. If this trend continues, the CIF estimates that total commencements will approach 18,000 by the end […]

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INTEREST GROWS IN ROADSTONE SuDS SYSTEMS AS DEVELOPERS LOOK FOR SURFACE WATER MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS

Roadstone Suds

  Across the country, water drainage and sewage systems handle the water run-off from large-scale developments. As the scale of development increases in the coming years, the problem of surface water management will be greatly exacerbated.  According to Michael Vaughan, Roadstone National Sales Manager Architectural Products, an undeveloped site has a surface water run-off of […]

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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 […]

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Sisk Awarded largest ever construction contract at Wembley Park

Wembley Park

Image: Angus Dodd, Chief Executive of Quintain and Stephen Bowcott, CEO of John Sisk & Son, sign contract for Canada Gardens scheme at Wembley Gardens. John Sisk & Son has been awarded a £211m construction contract by developer Quintain for its Wembley Park Canada Gardens development in London. This is the largest ever-awarded contract at […]

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Ivan Webb Scholarship awarded to three DIT Construction Studies Students

Ivan Webb Scholarship

Ivan Webb Scholarship Awards:  Dominic Doheny, President CIF, Sionainn McLaughlin, First Year Full Time Scholarship Award Winner, Catherine Rogers, Back to Education Scholarship Award winner and Seamus Duggan President MBCA. The Ivan Webb Scholarship 2017 has been awarded to three students from the Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton Street.  First Year Full Time Scholarship Award […]

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FIRST FEMALE CHAIRPERSON ELECTED TO THE CIF GALWAY BRANCH

CIF Galway Branch

L to r: Justin Molloy (CIF Regional Director), Paul Stewart (Outgoing Galway Branch Chair), Tara Flynn (Galway Branch Chair) and Tom Parlon (CIF Director General). Tara Flynn of Paul Flynn Construction Ltd has been elected Chair of the CIF Galway Branch. Justin Molloy, CIF Regional Director, Welcoming Tara’s election, Justin Molloy CIF Regional Director, Midlands […]

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