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Tag: Building materials

Counting the building materials costs

Building materials costs

The costs of building materials have been undergoing an unprecedented surge since the beginning of 2020, with many in the industry expecting prices to remain at an elevated level for a considerable time to come. Timber, steel, plastics, cement, aggregates, roof tiles and bricks have all been following an upward pricing trend as well as being in short supply.

HSS Hire Waterford Branch Opens

HSS Hire Waterford

Michael Killeen, Managing Director for the HSS/Laois Hire Group, Waterford Senior Hurling Manager, Derek McGrath, and Patrick Cunningham, Branch Sales Manager of new branch cut the ribbon at the HSS Hire Waterford open day HSS Hire, the nationwide award-winning tool and equipment hire company, has opened a HSS Hire Waterford branch at 6 Cross Roads […]

CRH earnings expected to exceed €3bn for 2016


In its latest trading update, building materials group CRH reports global sales have risen 22 percent year-on-year to €20.4bn between January and September of this year. Americas The company say said third quarter trading benefited from continued growth in the Americas, albeit at a more modest pace than in the first half of the year […]