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BAM Ireland Boss Issues Warning About Current Government Procurement Processes

Theo Cullinane BAM Ireland

Theo Cullinane, Chief Executive, BAM Ireland, has criticised Government procurement processes for facilitating a “race to the bottom”. Speaking at the opening of the new M11 Gorey-Enniscorthy motorway, he also warned that the current process is “leading to a very fragile and under-resourced industry with questionable capacity to meet the demands of Building Ireland 2040 Plan”.

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Sisk Engineering Excellence Training Area Increases Training Opportunities for Young Engineers

Sisk Engineering Excellence Training

John Sisk & Son has established a new Engineering Excellence Training Area at its head office in Dublin. The area was officially opened by Pat Lucey, President, CIF; and Marguerite Sayers, President, Engineers Ireland. Through its educational engagement programme, Sisk has been making presentations in schools and colleges to highlight engineering opportunities within the firm. […]

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Recent Retirees Helping to Fill Construction Skills Gap

Recent retirees and women are being targeted for heavy plant machinery construction jobs as the building boom continues unabated. Industry experts say there is a crisis in recruitment for machine operators, with an estimated 1,500 vacancies in the sector. Brian Coogan, of the Construction and Quarry Machinery Show (CQMS), says technology has developed, so muscle […]

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SAINT-GOBAIN BUILD BETTER ROADSHOW COMING TO GALWAY, WATERFORD AND LIMERICK

Saint-Gobain Build Better Roadshow

Pictured at Saint-Gobain Build Better Roadshow seminar at the Silver Springs Hotel in Cork on Tuesday, 14 May, l to r: Jason Horrex, Training Manager of Technical Academy; Willie Keane, Chartered Engineer at HomeBond; and John Morehead, Principal Architect/Managing Director at Wain Morehead Architects Ltd. Kieran Holohan, Marketing Director of Saint-Gobain Ireland, has announced that […]

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Asbestos Safety for Tradespeople online course

Asbestos Safety for Tradespeople’

he Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has launched a free short online course, ‘Asbestos Safety for Tradespeople’, aimed at assisting tradespeople who may encounter asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) in the course of their work.

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STS Group Acquired in €50m deal by Dussmann Group

STS Group

Signing the deal to acquire STS, L to r: Stephan Possekel, Managing Director, DTS; Catherine von Fürstenberg-Dussmann, Chairperson, Board of Trustees, Dussmann Group; Dr Wolfgang Häfele, Executive Board Spokesman; Eddie Walsh, CEO, STS Group; and Richard Hogan, Managing Director, STS Group.   Waterford-based Specialist Technical Engineering Services (STS Group) has been acquired by German facilities […]

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Retaining Walls Made Easy With AG’s Anchor Vertica Machine Installation

AG, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of innovative concrete products is driving enhanced on-site efficiencies with its state-of-the-art mortarless Anchor Vertica ® segmental retaining wall solution (Macwall®) which is now fully compatible with machine installation.

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Declan Murphy Appointed Director of Roofing at Laydex Building Solutions

Declan Murphy, Director of Roofing, Laydex Building Solutions Operating from a 40,000 square foot Warehousing, Sales, and Distribution centre in Dublin, since its foundation in 1995, Laydex Building Solutions has grown to represent some of the leading brands in the global construction market encompassing roofing, flooring and a wide range of building products. Building on […]

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