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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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“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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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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Regional Development Ireland: Making up for a Lost Decade

Regional Development Ireland

Barry McCall speaks to CIF Southern, Western and Midlands Regional Directors about the need for greater infrastructural investment across the country. The CIF has called for an end to what it has termed a decade-long neglect of infrastructure investment, which is negatively impacting on both the economy and society. That neglect has resulted in Ireland […]

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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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