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Sisk delivers over 1,200 homes at Wembley Park

Sisk Canada Gardens

ohn Sisk & Son, in partnership with Quintain, is proud to have delivered a combined total of 1,201 new homes at two major new landmark developments E03 Canada Gardens and E05 The Robinson, Wembley Park. Both projects have a combined value of £420m and were delivered successfully despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

Dornan Group confirms appointment of Micheál O’Connor as managing director 

Micheál O’Connor

Dornan Group has confirmed the appointment of Micheál O’Connor as its Managing director. A chartered quantity surveyor and past-president of the Society of Chartered Surveyors of Ireland, Micheál brings almost 30 years of experience in the construction industry to the role. Prior to joining Dornan, Micheál was vice president and general manager for Ireland and Northern Europe with Jacobs.

Construction activity ramps up amid record rise in new orders – Ulster Bank Construction PMI

Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) posted 66.4 in May, up sharply from 49.3 in April and above the 50.0 no-change mark for the first time since the imposition of the lockdown at the start of the year. Index readings above 50 signal an increase in activity on the previous month, and readings below 50 signal a decrease.

Wavin launches innovative Wavin AS+ noise reduction system for multi-occupancy buildings

Wavin AS+

Wavin AS+ is an ideal solution for tackling noise pollution in multi-occupancy developments, such as apartments, hotels, hospitals, nursing homes, libraries and offices. It is manufactured using a mineral reinforced polypropylene material which prevents noise from escaping.

Apprenticeship Council launches ‘R U OK?’ wellbeing and mental health initiative for apprentices in Ireland

R U OK?

The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD and Pat O’Doherty, CEO, Apprenticeship Council, have launched a new initiative to encourage apprentices to talk more openly about their mental health.

AG paves the way by reducing its LPG carbon usage by 70% in quest to become carbon neutral

AG

Paving and building products firm, AG, has reinforced its position as a market leader in sustainable construction by switching to bio LPG energy resulting in a carbon saving of 70% – equal to a person driving around the world three times.

McLaughlin & Harvey launches a dedicated division to enable it to cater for ‘full spectrum of projects’  

McLaughlin & Harvey

Construction firm McLaughlin & Harvey has launched a new, dedicated, fit-out led division in response to market opportunities throughout the UK and Ireland. WorkSpace will offer clients a range of services spanning build, fit-out, facilities management, bespoke joinery, and commercial furniture under one brand.