The strong recovery of construction employment has been welcomed, but it will bring challenges when it comes to recruiting talent in the coming years.
The civil engineering sector has long been a key indicator of the overall economic health of the country. Historically, it has been the first to feel the impact of any downturn as governments throttle back on spending in response to falling tax revenues and the private sector recalibrates its longer-term investment plans.
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The Construction Industry Register Ireland ensures that there is a reputable industry that is subject to regular oversight and approval, which provides member clients with the assurance that they are contracting a committed construction professional. SEAN MURPHY reports. In 2014, the Construction Industry Register Ireland (CIRI) was introduced on a voluntary basis as an essential […]
Industry Warned of Long-Term Damage Caused By Exposure to Hazardous Substances on Construction Sites
The Construction Safety Week 2018 campaign will focus today on the health issues associated with working with hazardous substances. Working with Hazardous Substances Dermot Carey, Director, Safety and Training, CIF said, “Today’s focus on working with hazardous substances, is in line with our realisation that we need to be conscious of health as well as safety. […]
Tom Parlon, Director General, Construction Industry Federation. “The CIF welcomes the €2.3b housing package announced and the 24% increase in capital infrastructure funding in today’s budget. However, we are disappointed that there was no clarity in relation to an extension of the Help to Buy scheme which is due to expire in December 2019. This […]
The biennial (Civil Engineering Contractors Association) CECA Excellence Awards 2018 were presented recently at the CECA Annual Dinner at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin. The Overall Winner of CECA Excellence Award 2018 was Luas Cross City by Sisk, Steconfer joint Venture, which also won the “Over €10m” category. The Alexandra Basin Redevelopment by Roadridge […]
CIF joins forces with Irish Cancer Society to spread he SunSmart message this summer Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland. Most cases are caused by UV rays from the sun. UV rays also cause skin ageing, sunspots and eye damage. 1 in 4 skin cancer deaths in Ireland in Construction, Outdoor and […]
Comment by Jeanette Mair, Economic and Policy Research Executive, Construction Industry Federation In the bruhaha around the communications of Project Ireland 2040, very little media commentary focused on how this transformative plan will be implemented. The visionary plan is contingent on regional construction companies being in a position to deliver the housing and infrastructure required […]
The construction industry has launched a Transition Year initiative to facilitate students interested in working in Ireland’s most innovative construction companies. The initiative will see students completing work experience in the offices of construction companies in addition to on construction sites. Significant changes in construction in the past decade Dermot Carey, Director, Safety & Training, […]