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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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Ardmac Awarded Commercial Fit Out Contract of Hilti Head Office, Dublin

Sarah McDonnell, Head of Interiors, Ardmac, with Dennis Markey, Marketing Director, Hilti, at Hilti’s Irish head office in Finglas, North Dublin. Ardmac has been awarded the contract to commercially fit out the Dublin head office of Hilti, a leading software, products and services company which services the professional construction industry. The 1065-sq m refurbishment of […]

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FM Ireland 19 Returns to RDS in March

FM Ireland 19

Product – People – Practices FM Ireland is a unique opportunity for all those involved in creating and maintaining retail, industrial, commercial, and Government buildings and facilities. It is where the facilities managers come together to network with peers, hear the latest in new ideas, best practice and see the latest products, services and solution […]

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Grafton Merchanting Launches Ireland’s First Builders’ Merchants Sales Traineeship Programme

Grafton Merchanting ROI has announced that 20 trainees – 17 men and three women – have been accepted onto Ireland’s first builders’ merchants sales traineeship programme. The QQI accredited programme, run by Grafton Merchanting ROI in conjunction with the Dublin and Dún Laoghaire Education and Training Board (DDLETB), aims to create a pipeline of skilled […]

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