Timber frame manufacturer IJM Timber Engineering and LGSF producer Frameform Steel Systems are affiliated companies that have combined their resources to provide developers and builders of large-scale residential schemes with low and high-rise cost-effective housing solutions.
HENRY HATHAWAY identifies some of the critical reasons why contract disputes arise and suggests some ways to address concerns before they become problems.
PETER MCCARTHY, Principal, Conlex Consulting, suggests seven top tips to manage delay and disruption on construction projects.
Claiming for changes to the Works Requirements can often be a source of confrontation on construction projects. PETER MCCARTHY, Principal, Conlex Consulting, writes about how best to define the Works Requirements and what to do when claiming changes.
COLM MCGRATH, Managing Director, Surety Bonds, writes that while interest rate hikes are starting to impact some areas of construction, our substantial budget surplus affords Ireland some resilience.
On 12 May last, over 200 industry leaders gathered in Dublin for the Irish Green Building Council’s annual conference, ‘Build Green Now’.
With mandatory carbon assessments on the horizon, STEPHEN BARRETT, Whole Life Carbon Lead, Irish Green Building Council, outlines how the construction sector should approach addressing whole-life carbon measurement in a consistent manner.
Construct Innovate, Ireland’s Research Centre for Construction Technology based at the University of Galway, has started to onboard new members
If a contractor has based its pricing on a client’s consultant designs that are wrong, what can they do?
HENRY HATHAWAY outlines the principle behind a Deed of Novation and suggests that when it comes to projects where design obligations are being transferred to the contractor, the appropriate instrument must be implemented.
UK MMC champion and CEO of Cast Consultancy Mark Farmer outlines why clients need to understand the economic fundamentals of off-site manufacturing if they want a sustainable industry to meet their on-site needs. ROBBIE COUSINS reports.