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Category: Coronavirus (COVID-19) News Updates

Reducing Covid-19 Losses – A Future State Of Readiness

Vincent Sorohan, Director, Real Estate Advisory, Deloitte Ireland, sets out some of the steps that those operating in the construction sector need to take to reduce or recoup losses accrued as a result of the Covid-19 shutdown.

“Resolution Of Costs And Delays Will Rest On Engagement And Contract Provisions”

Siobhan Kenny

As everyone involved in projects at this difficult time will be aware, the construction industry is facing a litany of novel issues courtesy of the Covid-19 emergency, and the unprecedented measures taken by Government to deal with it.

Clancy Delivering Two Covid-19 Medical Facilities In 14 Weeks

Clancy Construction is one of many CIF members delivering essential projects across the country for people who need hospital care as a result of contracting coronavirus. 24-bed single-block. Robbie Cousins reports. In early February, following the lockdown of the city of Wuhan in China, images flashed on screens across the world of the fast-track construction […]

Sanity Hand Sanitisers and Face Shields – Made in Ireland

Sanity was founded by a group of medical device professionals to provide effective protective products against Covid-19. The team was contacted by the HSE when stocks of hand sanitisers and face shields were running low.

Generation Apprenticeship Finalists Celebrate Front Line Construction Workers

Generation Apprenticeship

One of the 2020 Generation Apprenticeship finalists, Coláiste Dún Iascaigh, Cahir, are celebrating construction personnel and tradespeople who are working on the front line all over Ireland during the #COVID19 crisis, awarding them their ‘A’ grade.

Home Building Finance Ireland Announces New Measures To Support Housebuilders

Home Building Finnace ireland

Home Building Finance Ireland (HBFI) has launched a series of new measures to extend its presence throughout the housebuilding finance market. The measures are designed to facilitate a quick resumption of housebuilding throughout Ireland following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions.

Irish Construction Will Take Over A Year To Recover – CIF Survey

A recent CIF survey shows the challenges that lie ahead for the Irish construction industry as sites reopen on 18th May. In the survey, construction professionals say they expect it to take 12 months at least before the industry returns to pre-pandemic levels. “Construction companies have seen 100,000 of their workers lose the jobs in […]