CIS: €17bn in construction projects planned for 2017

The CIS Construction Opportunities Report 2017 reveals that there is an increase of €1bn in combined project values over 2016 in construction work planned for 2017 with €17bn worth of projects in planning for 2017. The CIS (Construction Information Services) Report includes comprehensive descriptions and contact details on the largest active and most lucrative projects […]


UK Construction Growth in September

Tim Moore, IHS Markit UK Construction News: First growth since Brexit due to house-building In September, the UK construction industry has seen its first signs of growth since May. The Markit/CIPS Construction Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) reached 52.3 in September, up from 49.2 in August. UK House-building up This growth has been attributed to a […]


Twitter Highlights: CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 4

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 CIF Construction Safety Week 2016 Day 4 Twitter Highlights Some of the Twitter highlights from Day Four of CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, which focused on ‘Plant & Equipment Safety’. Tweets courtesy of BAM Ireland (@BAMContractors), CIF (@CIF_Ireland) , John Paul Construction (@johnpaulconst) and Hegarty Demolition […]


CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 4

CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 4 – Mobile Plant & Vehicle Safety – Your Move It’s Day Four of CIF Constriction Safety Week and the focus switches to Mobile Plant & Vehicle Safety After falls, the most common reason for fatal or serious accidents in the construction industry are incidents with mobile plant and […]


Construction activity rises strongly in March

“The rate of expansion in construction activity eases, but remains sharp.” This was the message from the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity. The Index posted 62.3 in March, remaining well above the 50.0 no-change mark. During the month Construction activity […]


€23.2m allocated for Dublin transport projects

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, has announced the allocation by the National Transport Authority of more than €23 million for sustainable transport projects in the Greater Dublin Area (GDA) under the Sustainable Transport Measures Grants (STMG) Programme for 2016. These projects, which include improvements to bus, cycle and pedestrian routes and revisions […]


Top honours for construction sector

The inaugural Machinery Movers Magazine Industry Awards sponsored by AIB Finance & Leasing took place on March 5th 2016 in Mount Wolseley Hotel in Tullow Co Carlow with 420 guests in attendance.  The awards recognise excellence and reward outstanding achievements of individuals, operators and companies in the area of construction and quarry machinery. The latest […]


Senior Appointments At Actavo

Following its rebrand in late-2015, Actavo, an international strategic operations partner, has announced two senior appointments – TJ Malone as CEO of Actavo | Network & In-Home Division and Traoloch Collins as Managing Director, Ireland, of Actavo | Network & In-Home Division. With a workforce in excess of 2,500 across 16 countries and with a turnover of […]