This year, in lieu of sending Christmas cards and corporate gifts, SIG Ireland has chosen to donate to four charities specialising in the care of very sick children.
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 […]
Dublin could have a new metro service comprising six lines by 2025, and it could be funded entirely by private investment, according to the Jed van de Poll, CEO, Dublin Metro. Jed van de Poll says that the format has been successful in Madrid at a fraction of the cost of the Jubilee Line in […]
John Sisk & Son has announced the winners of its Supply Chain Awards 2018. Sisk spent a total of €1bn with its supply chain in 2018 while the construction business also confirmed it has a total of 5,000 approved and active suppliers and subcontractors on its system. Commenting after the ceremony, Stephen Bowcott, CEO, Sisk, […]
DataCentres Ireland 2018 Reflects Ireland’s Reputation as a Major Player in the Global Data Centre Market
DataCentres Ireland 2018 was attended by over 1,600 delegates, which is a 10% growth and the largest attendance in the event’s history. The tone of the show was “Quality vs Quantity”, which is best summed up by one of the exhibitors, Jason Cummins, Country Manager, Ireland, Hellermann Tyton: “We’re delighted with what the response at […]
The inaugural CIF Health & Safety Summit was held in Croke Park on Wednesday 28th November 2018 against the backdrop of expansion in construction activity, The Health and Safety Summit looked ahead to 2019 and beyond and featured speakers from multiple sectors discussing how the industry can manage challenges to create a healthier and safer workplace […]
Verizon Connect expands vehicle tracking system portfolio with asset tracking solution which has a Dublin-based team at the centre of efforts to bring this innovation to market. Verizon Connect is expanding its fleet management system REVEAL with a solution that enables businesses within the construction industry to manage assets in addition to their fleet of […]
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 […]
SOLAS has announced that it has extended the CIF Apprenticeship Sharing Initiative, a scheme that was initially set up by CIF South East Branch in 2015. The core concept is that contractors, who may not consider taking on an apprentice themselves, for reasons such as they do not have the trade skills in-house or are […]
The Construction Industry Federation has called for more significant investment to improve conditions and support innovation in the sector and protect its small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The construction industry representative body addressed the Seanad Public Consultation Committee on Small and Medium Sized Business in Ireland on 13 November, following a detailed submission earlier this year.