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Hubert Fitzpatrick Appointed Chief Operations Officer of The CIF

Hubert Fitzpatrick

The CIF is delighted to announce the appointment of Hubert Fitzpatrick as Chief Operations Officer (COO). He takes over the role from George Hennessy on his recent retirement. George Hennessy, who worked tirelessly on behalf of CIF members and was instrumental in the development of CIF Pension Administration Services (CPAS), joined CIF in 1982 and was appointed COO in 2007.

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Sisk Engineering Excellence Training Area Increases Training Opportunities for Young Engineers

Sisk Engineering Excellence Training

John Sisk & Son has established a new Engineering Excellence Training Area at its head office in Dublin. The area was officially opened by Pat Lucey, President, CIF; and Marguerite Sayers, President, Engineers Ireland. Through its educational engagement programme, Sisk has been making presentations in schools and colleges to highlight engineering opportunities within the firm. […]

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Steve Bowcott, CEO, John Sisk and Son

As Sisk tops the Construction magazine CIF Top 50 2019, CEO Steve Bowcott has much to celebrate and discuss including the company’s future plans.
Steve Bowcott describes the Sisk business as a three-legged stool with operations in Ireland, the UK and Mainland Europe all making important contributions to the group.

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Construction Magazine CIF Top 50 Contractors 2019

CIF Top 50 Contractors 2019

Construction Magazine CIF Top Contractors 2019 Countdown https://youtu.be/FcGHfdA9e5oLaunch of Construction Magazine CIF Top 50 Contractors 2019https://youtu.be/CMcWQNlJYHI Learn More about the Construction Magazine CIF Top 50 Contractors 2019

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Recent Retirees Helping to Fill Construction Skills Gap

Recent retirees and women are being targeted for heavy plant machinery construction jobs as the building boom continues unabated. Industry experts say there is a crisis in recruitment for machine operators, with an estimated 1,500 vacancies in the sector. Brian Coogan, of the Construction and Quarry Machinery Show (CQMS), says technology has developed, so muscle […]

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SAINT-GOBAIN BUILD BETTER ROADSHOW COMING TO GALWAY, WATERFORD AND LIMERICK

Saint-Gobain Build Better Roadshow

Pictured at Saint-Gobain Build Better Roadshow seminar at the Silver Springs Hotel in Cork on Tuesday, 14 May, l to r: Jason Horrex, Training Manager of Technical Academy; Willie Keane, Chartered Engineer at HomeBond; and John Morehead, Principal Architect/Managing Director at Wain Morehead Architects Ltd. Kieran Holohan, Marketing Director of Saint-Gobain Ireland, has announced that […]

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Asbestos Safety for Tradespeople online course

Asbestos Safety for Tradespeople’

he Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has launched a free short online course, ‘Asbestos Safety for Tradespeople’, aimed at assisting tradespeople who may encounter asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) in the course of their work.

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