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Category: News

Kiernan Steel nominated for EY Entrepreneur of the Year award

Kiernan Structural Steel

ROBBIE COUSINS meets the husband and wife team heading up Kiernan Structural Steel Ltd, nominated by clients for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards, and one of Ireland’s best-known structural steel manufacturers. Longford-based Kiernan Structural Steel Ltd (KSSL) provides a wide range of services, which include design, value engineering and steel fabrication, steel erection, […]

Hegarty Demolition delivers on challenging Central Plaza project

Hegarty Demolition

Hegarty Demolition was contracted on behalf of the developer Hines to carry out enabling, alteration and extensive construction work. The main areas where works were carried out comprised:
• The tower building east and west core
• The roof of the tower building
• The plaza and basement
• The annexe and commercial buildings, and
• Open spaces around the buildings.

Timber frame manufacturers hit by 35% price hike for timber in 2020


The Irish Timber Frame Manufacturers’ Association (ITFMA) says that there has been an unprecedented and record increase in the price of timber in 2020, with this trend set to continue into 2021, adding substantially to the cost of house building in the year ahead.