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Integrated Materials Solutions – Ireland’s First Engineered Inert Landfill Sets C&D Waste Management Bar

The much-welcomed increase in building activity comes with increases in construction-related waste materials. Construction and demolition (C&D) waste volumes have risen rapidly from a low base resulting in challenges for projects as the number of waste outlets has reduced, and regulations and producer responsibilities are tightening. C&D waste types There is a broad range of […]


Cullaun Capital Launches as New Residential Development Lender In Ireland

Cullaun Capital

Cullaun Capital management team; Noel Ross, Stephen J Bell and Daire McCarthy. New Residential Development Finance Platform A team of Irish-based lending executives has launched Cullaun Capital, a new development finance platform to facilitate and accelerate the building of new homes in Ireland. The new platform is supported by TPG Sixth Street Partners (TSSP), the […]


Be Smart and Protect Your Skin Against Cancer


CIF joins forces with Irish Cancer Society to spread he SunSmart message this summer Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland. Most cases are caused by UV rays from the sun. UV rays also cause skin ageing, sunspots and eye damage. 1 in 4 skin cancer deaths in Ireland in Construction, Outdoor and […]


Dublin Building & Allied Trades Golfing Society Events

Construction Charity Golf Day

Golf Outing 12 pm, Thursday 17th May. Edmonstown Golf Club, Rathfarnham, Dublin. The Dublin Building & Allied Trades Golfing Society is hosting the first of four golf outings this year on Thursday 17th May at Edmonstown Golf Club, Rathfarnham, Dublin. Tee times are from mid-day onwards, and Construction Industry golfers may book in to play […]


New Chairman Elected to CIF Cork Branch

CIF Cork Branch

L to r: Tom Parlon, Director General, CIF; Dominic Doheny, President, CIF; Donal Cahalane, Chairman, Cork Branch CIF; Brian Nolan, Immediate Past Chairman, Cork Branch CIF and Conor O’Connell, Regional Director Southern Region CIF Donal Cahalane, Cahalane Bros has been elected Chairman of CIF Cork Branch. The chain of office was handed over to Donal […]


Breedon Group builds Irish presence with Lagan Group Acquisition

Lagan Group

Lagan Group Chairman and CEO Kevin Lagan has confirmed that he has entered into an agreement with Breedon Group plc to sell his materials business, Lagan Group, for £455m on a cash and debt-free basis. The deal sees Breedon, the UK’s largest independent construction materials group, acquiring Whitemountain, Lagan Cement, Lagan Brick, Lagan Asphalt and […]


Implementation is Now Key for Project Ireland 2040

Comment by Jeanette Mair, Economic and Policy Research Executive, Construction Industry Federation In the bruhaha around the communications of Project Ireland 2040, very little media commentary focused on how this transformative plan will be implemented. The visionary plan is contingent on regional construction companies being in a position to deliver the housing and infrastructure required […]


Generation Apprenticeship Competition Exhibits on Display in National College of Ireland 6th – 30th April

Ireland is forging ahead on expansion of its apprenticeship system to meet 21st century skills needs and to support dynamic growth of our economy and society. There are currently 36 apprenticeship programmes available in Ireland, with a further 16 programmes currently in active development and are due to available this year. Apprenticeships have long been […]


Verizon Connect Targets New Level of Efficiency in Fleet Management

Verizon Connect

Having recently announced an investment in new office space in Sandyford, Dublin, newly rebranded Verizon Connect (formerly Fleetmatics) has just completed the integration of its existing connected vehicle division with two recently acquired fleet and mobile workforce management software companies under a single, combined brand. Fleetmatics to Verizon Connect The Dublin-based tech company Fleetmatics, who […]