Irish Green Building Council call for immediate, drastic action on climate change

The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) is calling on the government to take immediate, drastic action on climate change.
The call comes as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) sixth assessment report highlighting that climate change is widespread, rapid, and intensifying was released
According to the 234 scientists who authored the report, strong, rapid, and sustained reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, and reaching net-zero CO2 emissions is required to stabilize the climate.

Irish Construction News, Sustainability

Clanbrassil Street/St Nicholas Quarter Public Realm Rejuvenation Scheme, Dundalk – John Cradock Limited

The official opening of the Clanbrassil Street/St Nicholas Quarter Public Realm Rejuvenation Scheme in Dundalk took place in September of 2020. The scheme was completed over 12 months by John Cradock Ltd (JCL). The works comprised the provision of new widened asphalt footpaths and parking bays and new asphalt surfacing on Clanbrassil Street, planting and seating areas, upgrading of public lighting, improved pedestrian crossings points and a decluttering of footpaths.

Irish Construction News, Projects

United Metals Recycling Group – Maximising the value of construction waste materials

United Metals Recycling (UMR) Group was established in 2010 as a joint venture between the Donlan and Hegarty families, two highly-respected families within the recycling sector. The company is best described as a dynamic family business with vast generational experience in metal recycling and demolition.
Since 2010, the UMR Group has grown to become a top metal recycler in Ireland, currently employing over 70 people directly.

Irish Construction News