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GPS Tracking System Allows Construction Companies Manage Assets More Efficiently

Verizon Connect

Verizon Connect expands vehicle tracking system portfolio with asset tracking solution which has a Dublin-based team at the centre of efforts to bring this innovation to market. Verizon Connect is expanding its fleet management system REVEAL with a solution that enables businesses within the construction industry to manage assets in addition to their fleet of […]


Irish Firm Carves Market Niche at Home and Abroad with Electric Plant Solutions


Celebrating 10 years in business this year, Ecoplant Hire is a unique Irish business that specialises in the hire of electric construction plant. Its product range offers clients a safe, eco-friendly and low-noise solution for construction firms operating within live, tight and enclosed sites. It also means there is no requirement for on-site fuel storage. […]


Verizon Connect Research Shows ‘Say-Do’ Gap Is Hindering Digital Transformation of Irish Fleet Transport Businesses


Organisations struggling to harness the power of data despite digital transformation ambitions Businesses in Ireland are failing to fully harness the power of data in their fleet despite identifying digital transformation as a core leadership priority to drive positive business outcomes, according to new research released by Verizon Connect. A survey undertaken by iReach on […]


Acceleration of National Development Plan Critical to Solving Housing Crisis

Conor Gunn, EY Ireland, explains why the timely delivery of core civil infrastructure is essential to the successful delivery of critical components of the National Development Plan. One of the most socially harmful and visible manifestations of Ireland’s infrastructure deficit is the housing crisis. Specifically, the challenge of producing sufficient housing supply that is commercially […]


McHale Plant to Host Apprenticeship Seminar

A day-long seminar for those considering an apprenticeship in the construction plant and machinery sector is being organised by Komatsu distributor, McHale Plant Sales at its offices on Greenogue Industrial Estate, Rathcoole in late-September/early October (Date to be finalised). Free to participants, the programme will comprise a mixture of conference-room presentations covering all critical areas […]


Sign Up for Concrete Society ‘Fundamentals of Concrete Technology’ Course

Fundamentals of Concrete Technology

The Irish Concrete Society recently launched their 2018 ‘Fundamentals of Concrete Technology’ course. Commencing on the 07 September in UCD, the course provides participants with essential information on concrete technology and construction. The programme includes two half-days of lectures and a half-day on site. There will also be time spent in a civil engineering laboratory […]