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CIF Encourages More Young Women to Pursue Construction Careers at I Wish Events In Cork And Dublin

I Wish

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and women from a number of its member companies are appealing to secondary level girls to explore their construction career options at stands it is hosting at the popular I Wish events in Cork and Dublin. This is the first year that I Wish events, which promote STEM subjects to […]

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Induction, Recruitment, Marketing – Video Has Become an Important Tool for Contractors

Dillon Productions

Dillon Productions specialises in the production of online induction and promotional videos, a service that is being availed of by an increasing number of leading contractors. Dillon Productions was established in 1996 by Managing Director, James Dillon. With a background in TV production, its core business is the creation of unique video-rich interactive e-learning training […]

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Adare Manor Restoration – John Paul Construction

John Paul Construction’s meticulous restoration of the Adare Manor Hotel and Estate is one of the most prestigious and complex projects to be completed in Ireland in recent years. John Paul Construction’s restoration and remodelling of the Adare Manor Estate brought an estimated 750 workers to the picturesque area around the Co Limerick town of […]

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Goethe-Institut Irland – Stewart Construction

Stewart Construction’s Goethe-Institut Irland project sets a new standard for the conservation and repurposing of Georgian Dublin buildings. Stewart Construction has a broad portfolio of heritage work to its name. Its landmark projects include the restoration of St John’s Cathedral, Limerick; Customs House, Galway; Castlebar Courthouse; and No 47-49 Stephen’s Green, Dublin, to name a […]

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Jones Engineering Obtains BIM Level 2 BSI Kitemark™ for PAS 1192-2:2013

Jone Engineering BSI Kitemark

Jones Engineering has received the BSI Kitemark™ for BIM Level 2 in accordance with PAS 1192-2:2013 (Design and Construction) certification from BSI (British Standards Institution), one of the most respected and reputable standards and certification providers globally. Jones Engineering successfully passed the audit held in November 2018 making them the first Irish engineering contractor to […]

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Cairn Homes and NAMA Announce New Joint Venture

Cairn Homes

Housebuilder Cairn Homes has announced a new joint venture with the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) with the aim of creating over 550 homes on a 14.5-acre site alongside its “Parkside” development, at the Malahide Rd, Dublin 13. The company, 75% owned by Cairn Homes and 25% NAMA owned, has acquired the development site. The […]

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Southern Construction Contractors Join Forces To Kickstart Apprenticeship Uptake

Share Apprenticeship Scheme

Construction companies throughout the southern region of Ireland are joining forces to increase the number of young people entering apprenticeships in the sector. CIF members are working to create co-ops whereby a number of construction companies choose to work collaboratively to provide training for new apprentices throughout the industry. Shared Apprenticeship Scheme The Shared Apprenticeship […]

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Over 7,000 Students Set to Attend Ireland Skills Live at The RDS

Ireland Skills Live, at the RDS Simmonscourt from 21st to 23rd March, is a one-stop-shop for future recruitment, as it brings together the crucial elements of Irish apprentices, educators, students and potential employers. An amazing opportunity exists for Irish contractors to future-proof their businesses by taking on apprentices and partnering with educational establishments like the […]

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Hardware Show 2019 to Feature Italian Pavilion with All The Latest in New Italian Design

The Hardware Show 2017

The Hardware Show 2019, supported by Intact Software, takes place at Citywest on Sunday 17 and Monday 18 February. The official show of Hardware Association Ireland (HAI) – the industry’s trade association – has become the largest and most important event for the sector, both in Ireland and the wider UK/Ireland marketplace. The 2017 Show […]

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