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Kilsaran rebrands Dry Products Division to KPRO
Kilsaran has announced the rebranding of its Dry Products Division to KPRO.
The rebrand comes at a time when the company is ramping up production at its plant in Brownstown,
“The Land Development Agency Bill 2021 presents an opportunity for all parties to pool their resources to tackle the housing shortage”
Godfrey Hogan, Principal Consultant, Reddy Charlton, outlines the main provisions
GOcharge electric vehicle charging solutions for housebuilders
With pressure on most governments to act on climate change and the Irish Government’s target to have 950,000 electric vehicles on our roads by 2030, there
Amvic Ireland launches a new passive-standard ICF
Amvic Ireland, long-known for its dual-insulated concrete formwork (ICF), has thrown down the gauntlet to other construction methods, whether blockwork or light frame,
“The time is now for our nation’s Public Works Contracts to evolve”
– John FFF O’Brien
Resolving a disputed public works final account, with the assistance of a third-party neutral, is as much a part of the construction
Workplace & Facilities Expo Virtual Festival 02 - 04 March 2021
The Workplace & Facilities Expo Virtual Festival from 02 to 04 March 2021 is a free to attend virtual festival. It will feature 10 live panel discussions

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Kilsaran rebrands Dry Products Division to KPRO

Kilsaran rebrands Dry Products Division to KPRO

Kilsaran has announced the rebranding of its Dry Products Division to KPRO. The rebrand comes at a time when the...

Sisk expands sustainability team with new appointment

Sisk expands sustainability team with new appointment

John Sisk & Son has appointed Sinead Hickey as its Head of Sustainability for Ireland and Europe. Sinead Hickey previously...

GoContractor announces Series A financing with US$5m investment 

GoContractor announces Series A financing with US$5m investment 

GoContractor, an Irish firm that is a leading global innovator in digital onboarding of workers and compliance tracking, has announced...

Actavo Event Solutions picked to deliver infrastructure for trucker Covid-19 testing facilities

Actavo Event Solutions picked to deliver infrastructure for trucker Covid-19 testing facilities

Actavo Event Solutions has been contracted by RocDoc as its infrastructure partner for the construction and roll-out of three haulage...

Covid-19 Updates

Actavo Event Solutions picked to deliver infrastructure for trucker Covid-19 testing facilities

Actavo Event Solutions picked to deliver infrastructure for trucker Covid-19 testing facilities

Actavo Event Solutions has been contracted by RocDoc as its infrastructure partner for the construction and roll-out of three haulage...

Rapid, Affordable And Convenient On-Site Testing For Covid-19

Rapid, Affordable And Convenient On-Site Testing For Covid-19

A new cost-effective saliva-based PCR test enables contractors to serial test for coronavirus infection. HealthWatch, a company that has been...

Current Covid-19 Restrictions on Construction Activity in Ireland from 1st February 2021

Current Covid-19 Restrictions on Construction Activity in Ireland from 1st February 2021

Under the Irish Governments new regulation (SI No 29 of 2021) in relation to recent Covid-19-related restrictions on construction activity,...

BAM Ireland introduces fast turnaround PCR Testing by Healthwatch at its New Children’s Hospital Site

BAM Ireland introduces fast turnaround PCR Testing by Healthwatch at its New Children’s Hospital Site

– BAM Ireland has introduced weekly Covid-19 testing for all workers at its National Children’s Hospital (NCH) site. The introduction...

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Laois Hire – Renewable Energy into 2021

Laois Hire – Renewable Energy into 2021

According to the Irish Wind Energy Association, there are just under 400 Windfarms on the island of Ireland, with a...

Capcon Engineering – Sustainable Management Of Rainwater Drainage

Capcon Engineering – Sustainable Management Of Rainwater Drainage

Capcon Engineering is a leading provider of engineered drainage solutions for buildings. Having completed major contracts across Ireland and the...

Understanding The ‘Stop’ Method For Reducing Dust Exposure – Hilti Ireland

Understanding The ‘Stop’ Method For Reducing Dust Exposure  – Hilti Ireland

Dennis Markey, Marketing Director, Hilti Ireland, writes that Hilti experts were on site all week for Construction Safety Week 2020...

Winning Ways: Mannok Scoops Five Awards

Winning Ways: Mannok Scoops Five Awards

The Mannok team is celebrating a collection of new awards, the first of which came just days after their formal...

Opinion

“The Land Development Agency Bill 2021 presents an opportunity for all parties to pool their resources to tackle the housing shortage”

“The Land Development Agency Bill 2021 presents an opportunity for all parties to pool their resources to tackle the housing shortage”

Godfrey Hogan, Principal Consultant, Reddy Charlton, outlines the main provisions of the Land Development Agency Bill 2021. Godfrey Hogan, Principal...

“The time is now for our nation’s Public Works Contracts to evolve”

“The time is now for our nation’s Public Works Contracts to evolve”

– John FFF O’Brien Resolving a disputed public works final account, with the assistance of a third-party neutral, is as...

Covid-19: Ex-Gratia Payments & Public Works Contracts: “It’s the Difference between Charity and Entitlement”

Covid-19: Ex-Gratia Payments & Public Works Contracts:  “It’s the Difference between Charity and Entitlement”

JOHN FARAGE O’BRIEN writes OGP ex-gratia payments may suit some contractors who have weathered the storm, but for other contractors, these...

‘Claims’ Is Not A Dirty Word, It Is Your Entitlement

‘Claims’ Is Not A Dirty Word, It Is Your Entitlement

Peter McCarthy, Principal, McCarthy Dispute Resolution, writes that in an industry where profit margins are small if contractors don’t get...