The civil engineering sector has long been a key indicator of the overall economic health of the country. Historically, it has been the first to feel the impact of any downturn as governments throttle back on spending in response to falling tax revenues and the private sector recalibrates its longer-term investment plans.
John Sisk & Son has established a new Engineering Excellence Training Area at its head office in Dublin. The area was officially opened by Pat Lucey, President, CIF; and Marguerite Sayers, President, Engineers Ireland. Through its educational engagement programme, Sisk has been making presentations in schools and colleges to highlight engineering opportunities within the firm. […]
The CIF celebrated International Women’s Day (8th March) by hosting an event at the Morrison Hotel, Dublin, where it published results from a survey that showed marked changes in attitudes towards female construction workers. Speakers at the CIF’s International Women’s Day event, l to r: Marcia Bonham, Managing Director, Kingspan Insulated Panels Ireland; Nellie Reid, […]
When Pat Lucey speaks about the construction industry in general and Sisk in particular, he exudes pride and a keen appreciation for heritage.
One of the major logistical challenges facing the team that delivered the new Luas Cross City line was coordinating activities to minimise disruption on the capital’s main thoroughfares. Passenger services commenced on 09 December 2017 on the new Luas Cross City line, an extension that brought the Luas Green Line through the city centre to […]