Category: News

Tritech Engineering and KMA Services Merge

Tritech Engineering

Tritech Engineering has announced the merger of KMA Services and Tritech Engineering. Joe Delaney, Managing Director, Tritech Engineering, says, “This is a very exciting event for both companies, for our employees and our clients. Our greatest assets have always been our people, and by joining forces we have just made a huge increase in the […]


Flynn – The Secret of Our Success


Mick Flynn, Operations Director, Flynn, speaks with ROBBIE COUSINS about how embracing diversity, looking after the wellbeing of staff and being an early adopter of digital construction technologies have helped the main contractor sustain its success. Flynn recently celebrated its 15th year in business. Having placed 19th in Construction magazine’s ‘CIF Top 50 Contractors’ last […]


Utility Industry Specialist Traineeship Programme Offers Pathway to Construction Career

Utility Industry Specialist Traineeship

A new training programme to upskill workers or train new entrants in best utilities construction practices begins in late January at the National Construction Training Centre in Mount Lucas, Co Offaly. Utility Industry Specialist Traineeship The Utility Industry Specialist Traineeship programme, developed by the National Construction Training Centre in consultation with the CIF and some […]


Details of Workplace & Facilities Expo 2020 (incl FM Ireland) Announced

Workplace & Facilities Expo

Event: Workplace & Facilities Expo (inc FM Ireland) 2020 Date: 3 – 4 March 2020 Location: RDS, Dublin – Ireland’s largest Workplace and Facilities Management event Who should attend? The name Workplace & Facilities Expo 2020 (incorporating FM Ireland) reflects changing demands on businesses not only to provide functioning and effective facilities but ones that […]


Liam Kenny Appointed Managing Director of John Paul Construction

Liam Kenny

  The board of John Paul Construction has announced the appointment of Liam Kenny as Managing Director. He succeeds Eamon Booth, who becomes a non-executive director of the company.   Liam Kenny joined the company in 2004 and has a strong track record of delivery for global multinational organisations in pharmaceutical, data and logistics as […]


Construction activity returned to growth in December ­– Ulster Bank Construction PMI

Ulster Bank PMI

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (Ulster Bank PMI ®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted above the 50.0 no-change mark for the first time in four months during December. At 52.0, from 48.2 in November, the rise signalled a modest increase in construction activity.


“Safety Must Remain Priority for Construction Companies as Activity Increases” – CIF

Construction worker deaths 2019

Construction workplace deaths have more than doubled in 2019 from five to 12, with falls from heights are the leading cause of construction worker deaths. The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is also reporting that fatalities are more common in smaller construction companies with fewer than 10 employees. Agriculture remains the most dangerous sector in […]


RMD Kwikform Launches Ascent 200 – A New High-Rise Safety Screen Solution

RMD Kwikform has launched a new high-rise safety screen solution, Ascent 200, that offers high-rise debris protection. RMD Kwikform has worked with its customers to develop the new system to accommodate the changing requirements of the high-rise building sector.