Over €38bn in projects granted planning permission in 2021

– Residential schemes accounted for over 60% of all plans granted in 2021 PAT MACGRATH, Head of Research & Product Development of Construction Information Services (CIS), reports on planning activity for 2021 and early 2022.   Following the height of the pandemic, construction was slow to recover, with the pandemic posing a significant concern to [...] Analysis, Latest

Eliminating Risks from Respirable Crystalline Silica Dust

BRIAN HOLMES, BAM Ireland, outlines how the company addressed the risks presented by respirable crystalline silica dust. The BAM Ireland Beyond Zero behavioural safety programme, in operation since 2014, ensures that workers’ health and well-being is to the fore when designing, constructing and facility managing projects undertaken by the company. “The well-being of all who […]


Irish Construction output predicted to grow by 20% in 2017

John O Regan, AECOM Head of Programme AECOM Annual Review says Irish construction grew by 15% in 2016 According to the AECOM Annual Review 2017 of the Construction Industry, Ireland’s construction industry grew by 15 percent in 2016, and they expect it to grow 20 percent in value of output in 2017   But, as […]


Pension Advice for 2017

Construction Pension Advice: What to do differently in 2017? Susan O’Mara offers some timely Pension Advice for 2017   In trying to compile my annual Pension Advice for Construction Magazine readers top tips for the coming year, I researched far and wide for pearls of wisdom that I might not have already thought of myself….this […]

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