In the wake of the government reaffirming its commitment to MMC and resourcing academic research and development, Paul Tierney, Interim CEO, MMC Ireland, speaks to SEAN MURPHY about what this means for the sector and the readiness of association members to help deliver Housing for All and Project Ireland 2040 goals.
The inaugural MMC Ireland National Conference at Croke Park on 06 June will include presentations on volumetric modular high-rise buildings and look at the role of offsite construction and modern methods of construction in making Irish construction more sustainable.
MMC Ireland is a new industry body established to develop Ireland’s offsite and other modern methods of construction. It will achieve this by sharing sectoral knowledge and insights and engaging with state and industry bodies to facilitate adoption.
Some of Ireland’s best-known construction brands are among the founding members of new industry body MMC Ireland, which has been established to represent those involved in the planning, design, procurement or delivery of offsite and other modern methods of construction (MMC) in Ireland.