The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) is asking for building sites to be allowed to remain open, even if the Government announces tighter restrictions today.
CIF says that its members are continuing to deliver construction contracts while adhering to recommended health guidelines.
Dermot Carey, Director, Safety and Training, CIF, says that the construction sector is vital for the continuation of the economy, adding that the CIF continues to work with members to develop health and safety protocols.
When Pat Lucey speaks about the construction industry in general and Sisk in particular, he exudes pride and a keen appreciation for heritage.
National Statement of Housing Supply & Demand and Outlook of 2017 – 2018. Key points New Builds Sufficient development land – Construction Growth – Progress in unfinished estate completions Sales Residential sales decline in 2016 – House price increases slower Rental Sector Rents rise across country – New rent highs in Dublin. Affordability problems in particular […]
What to do to minimize the impact of the hard insurance market Reduce construction insurance costs The signs would suggest that a hardening of the rates and an increase in premium for Employers’/Public Liability (EL/PL) insurance for the construction sector is on the cards and may be imminent. However, there are a few things that […]
John O Regan, AECOM Head of Programme AECOM Annual Review says Irish construction grew by 15% in 2016 According to the AECOM Annual Review 2017 of the Construction Industry, Ireland’s construction industry grew by 15 percent in 2016, and they expect it to grow 20 percent in value of output in 2017 But, as […]
Construction Pension Advice: What to do differently in 2017? Susan O’Mara offers some timely Pension Advice for 2017 In trying to compile my annual Pension Advice for Construction Magazine readers top tips for the coming year, I researched far and wide for pearls of wisdom that I might not have already thought of myself….this […]
Where are the key Irish construction jobs going to be? The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has launched a new Irish Construction jobs website to target ex pats living abroad. This is as a result of the CIF estimating that approximately 112,000 workers will be required for the Irish construction industry to deliver on ambitious targets […]
New Construction Industry Federation President Dominic Doheny sets out the agenda for his presidency in a wide-ranging interview in this month’s CIF Construction magazine In an interview with Construction magazine editor Martin Foran, incoming Construction Industry Federation President Dominic Doheny, Joint Managing Director of John Flanagan Developments, outlines his concerns about a two tier economic […]
Anthony Hussey of Hussey Fraser Solicitors addresses the requirement to give notice of claim under most forms of contract. “Under most forms of contract it is now a condition precedent to making a claim that notice be given of the claim within a short period of time.” The requirement to give notice of […]
Simon Barry, Ulster Bank Irish construction employment see highest jump since February as new work comes on stream Near-term prospects for Irish construction firms continue to be underpinned by ongoing improvement in new business flows Irish construction firms continued to record strong growth of activity during November, supported by a further sharp increase in […]