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Dublin Building & Allied Trades Golfing Society Events

Construction Charity Golf Day

Golf Outing 12 pm, Thursday 17th May. Edmonstown Golf Club, Rathfarnham, Dublin. The Dublin Building & Allied Trades Golfing Society is hosting the first of four golf outings this year on Thursday 17th May at Edmonstown Golf Club, Rathfarnham, Dublin. Tee times are from mid-day onwards, and Construction Industry golfers may book in to play […]


Breedon Group builds Irish presence with Lagan Group Acquisition

Lagan Group

Lagan Group Chairman and CEO Kevin Lagan has confirmed that he has entered into an agreement with Breedon Group plc to sell his materials business, Lagan Group, for £455m on a cash and debt-free basis. The deal sees Breedon, the UK’s largest independent construction materials group, acquiring Whitemountain, Lagan Cement, Lagan Brick, Lagan Asphalt and […]


Verizon Connect Targets New Level of Efficiency in Fleet Management

Verizon Connect

Having recently announced an investment in new office space in Sandyford, Dublin, newly rebranded Verizon Connect (formerly Fleetmatics) has just completed the integration of its existing connected vehicle division with two recently acquired fleet and mobile workforce management software companies under a single, combined brand. Fleetmatics to Verizon Connect The Dublin-based tech company Fleetmatics, who […]


How Your Company Can Take Part In International Workers’ Memorial Day 2018

International Workers’ Memorial Day

International Workers’ Memorial Day 2018 falls on Saturday, 28 April. The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) in conjunction with Congress, IBEC and the Health & Safety Authority (HSA) seeks to commemorate those who have been killed or injured in work-related accidents. In the past 10-years (from 2008 to end 2017), 501 persons were killed in work-related […]


Second Edition of ‘VAT on Property: Law and Practice’ Published

The latest edition of ‘VAT on Property: Law and Practice (2nd Edition)’ is an invaluable guide for anybody engaged in or advising on property transactions. VAT on property is notoriously tricky, and mistakes can prove to be very costly. This book sets out what pitfalls to avoid, and related opportunities that are available for all players […]


Digital Construction Summit 2018

Construction Industry Must Adopt Technology or State Will Not Resolve Housing or Infrastructure Issues Leaders of Irish construction will hear how new technologies in what’s been termed ‘Construction 4.0’ will fundamentally challenge the industry’s business model today at the CIF’s inaugural ‘Digital Construction Summit’ in Croke Park. Demand for construction activity continues to increase, particularly […]


Jones Engineering achieve Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 Certification

Jones Engineering BIM

Jones Engineering Group has achieved Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 Certification for Design and Construction from BSI (British Standards Institution). The company, which employs nearly 2,400 people, has previously won BIM Initiative of the Year at the Irish Construction Awards 2016, BIM Initiative of the Year at the Irish Building & Design Awards 2015 […]


HSS Hire Waterford Branch Opens

HSS Hire Waterford

Michael Killeen, Managing Director for the HSS/Laois Hire Group, Waterford Senior Hurling Manager, Derek McGrath, and Patrick Cunningham, Branch Sales Manager of new branch cut the ribbon at the HSS Hire Waterford open day HSS Hire, the nationwide award-winning tool and equipment hire company, has opened a HSS Hire Waterford branch at 6 Cross Roads […]


CWHT Health Screening in your Workplace

CWHT Health Screening

Construction Workers Health Trust (CWHT) has launched a new CWHT Health Screening initiative to encourage contractors in the industry to register directly with them for the purpose of providing all of their workers with a bi-annual health check in the workplace. Ask any safety officer what they do in relation to health, and you’re immediately […]