One of the 2020 Generation Apprenticeship finalists, Coláiste Dún Iascaigh, Cahir, are celebrating construction personnel and tradespeople who are working on the front line all over Ireland during the #COVID19 crisis, awarding them their ‘A’ grade.
Home Building Finance Ireland (HBFI) has launched a series of new measures to extend its presence throughout the housebuilding finance market. The measures are designed to facilitate a quick resumption of housebuilding throughout Ireland following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions.
As a response to the Government’s announcement regarding phased re-entry to workplaces, Actavo Events launched a new service to equip, support and advise Irish businesses to re-open, while remaining fully compliant with social-distancing guidelines.
A recent CIF survey shows the challenges that lie ahead for the Irish construction industry as sites reopen on 18th May. In the survey, construction professionals say they expect it to take 12 months at least before the industry returns to pre-pandemic levels. “Construction companies have seen 100,000 of their workers lose the jobs in […]
Private Contractors on public works contracts do not get gifts or favours from the Government. For this reason, the publishing by the Office of Government Procurement (OGP) of a draft letter of agreement dealing with ‘ex gratia payments from Employers’ to Contractors, can only be cautiously welcomed.
Tyvek® FireCurb® Housewrap utilises DuPont’s patented self-extinguishing technology. Its halogen-free coating limits the propagation of flames and the formation of droplets, while also minimising smoke.
The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has warned members once they return to work in if they do not comply rigorously with the new Covid-19 Standard Operating Procedures health and safety regulations, sites will be closed down again.
The CIF Safety and Health sub-Committee, mindful of the best available guidance, nationally and internationally, has developed the Construction Sector C-19 Standard Operating Procedures document to serve as a guide for the management of COVID-19 on a construction site for the duration of the pandemic.
According to Construction Information Services (CIS), €17.9bn in project work has been halted in the current COVID–19 industry shutdown, with a further 2.7bn in stoppages in Northern Ireland.
BIM and virtual design specialist Digital Construction Technologies Group (DCT Group) has appointed Mark Keenan as its Operations Manager.