John Sisk & Son has reached the first milestone in its 2030 Sustainability Roadmap by being certified as a carbon-neutral business.
Sisk achieved certification under the Achilles Carbon Reduce Programme in early 2021 by having its 2019 baseline and 2020 carbon footprint externally verified. As well as achieving a reduction in carbon emissions during 2020, Sisk has also offset their outstanding emissions through internationally verified carbon reduction projects.
Newry based modular bathroom pods manufacturer Connex Offsite Limited is creating 50 jobs in Newry in a £4.6m investment to help it grow its business in international markets.
Established in 2017, Connex Offsite specialises in the design, offsite fabrication and supply of steel framed bathroom pods for the Great Britain (GB) and Republic of Ireland (RoI) construction markets. The new jobs will see the company grow its team from three employees in 2017 to 53 employees by the end of 2022.
Murdock Builders Merchants has announced the acquisition of Brooks Group, comprising Brooks Builders Merchants and Dublin Plywood and Veneer, from Welsh-based Premier Forest Products Group. The transaction is subject to the approval of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.