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Category: News

Sisk appointed preferred contractor for Moda BTR Birmingham Tower

John Sisk & Son has been appointed preferred contractor by Moda for the Great Charles Street neighbourhood in Birmingham city centre, the second Birmingham scheme being brought forward in the Moda portfolio with funding partner Apache Capital. The Ludgate Hill Car Park redevelopment in the Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham includes 722 new homes as well as roof terraces, communal lounges and workspace, and a gym in addition to a new public realm and space for retail and hospitality businesses.

Murphy International rapid antigen testing programme addressing risk of coronavirus being brought into workplace

Following the Christmas break, on 04 January, all Murphy International staff and workers returning to sites, depots and offices underwent rapid antigen testing, with a second round of testing completed on the week starting 14 January. This was to ensure that all of its employees are further safeguarded from Covid-19 and were given extra security in their working environments.

Kilsaran Appointments – Expansion of Leadership Team

Kilsaran Appointments

Kilsaran has announced several key appointments to its senior leadership team.
Sean Keohane has been appointed to the board of directors. James Christian has been appointed Head of Sales Concrete Products & Aggregates. Alan Donohoe has been appointed Head of Sales Paving & Walling. Graham Cumberland has been appointed Head of Sales, KPRO Facades & Mortars; and James Murphy has been appointed Business Development Manager, Precast.

Incoming CIF President Says That The Sector Has Never Been Stronger

Frank Kelly President CIF

As incoming CIF President Frank Kelly, Construction Director, Walls Construction, surveys the events of his vice-presidency over the past two years, he focuses on the positive aspects and the extraordinary unity of purpose exhibited by Federation members during Covid-19.

Construction work deemed “essential” and permitted to continue under Covid-19 restrictions

Construction work deemed “essential”

While the vast majority of construction sites were closed and construction work stopped in Ireland on Friday 08 January from 6 pm, work that is deemed essential can continue to take place once it is in strict adherence to the CIF’s Construction Pandemic Standard Operating Procedure. 

Utility Industry Specialist Traineeship Offers Essential Skills To Advance Careers

Utility Industry Specialist Traineeship

Despite the challenges presented by Covid-19, the first group of trainees have just completed the inaugural Utility Industry Specialist Traineeship programme at the National Construction Training Centre in Mount Lucas, Co Offaly.