DECLAN BYRNE, Technical Sales Specialist, Topcon Positioning Ireland, explores what can be done to boost productivity levels across the Irish construction industry, especially in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.
At the topping out of E03 at Wembley Park L to r: Owen Sisk, John Sisk & Son; Matt Voyce, Quintain; Gareth Blacker, Homes England; and Cllr Shama Tatler, London Borough of Brent. John Sisk & Son and Quintain have topped out the highest point to date at the Wembley Park development in London. The […]
The DataCentres Ireland Conference 2018 programme will feature local and international industry leaders and experts in their field in panel discussions, presentations, workshops, case studies and facilitated Q & A sessions to deliver valuable information on Ireland and the Irish market, business opportunities as well as practical advice on how you can improve your efficiency […]
1. Stand down to explain the background to Construction Safety Week and engage all site supervisors in the activities during the campaign It is essential that all people on site, as well as office staff, buy in and understand the importance of CIF Construction Safety Week. Don’t leave anyone out. 2. Organise onsite health Screening […]
Across the country, water drainage and sewage systems handle the water run-off from large-scale developments. As the scale of development increases in the coming years, the problem of surface water management will be greatly exacerbated. According to Michael Vaughan, Roadstone National Sales Manager Architectural Products, an undeveloped site has a surface water run-off of […]
Image: Angus Dodd, Chief Executive of Quintain and Stephen Bowcott, CEO of John Sisk & Son, sign contract for Canada Gardens scheme at Wembley Gardens. John Sisk & Son has been awarded a £211m construction contract by developer Quintain for its Wembley Park Canada Gardens development in London. This is the largest ever-awarded contract at […]
Tim Moore, IHS Markit UK Construction News: First growth since Brexit due to house-building In September, the UK construction industry has seen its first signs of growth since May. The Markit/CIPS Construction Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) reached 52.3 in September, up from 49.2 in August. UK House-building up This growth has been attributed to a […]