Construction workplace deaths have more than doubled in 2019 from five to 12, with falls from heights are the leading cause of construction worker deaths. The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is also reporting that fatalities are more common in smaller construction companies with fewer than 10 employees. Agriculture remains the most dangerous sector in […]
The CIF, in association with the Irish Centre for Diversity, has launched the CIF Diversity charter to foster more diverse and inclusive workplaces.
Tom Parlon, Director General, CIF. The Irish construction industry is struggling to plan for Brexit and resultant delays in housing and infrastructure delivery over the next decade a survey carried out by PWC for the construction industry has found. The Construction Industry Federation and PwC Brexit Survey of the member base of Ireland’s construction industry […]
The Construction Industry Federation has called for more significant investment to improve conditions and support innovation in the sector and protect its small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The construction industry representative body addressed the Seanad Public Consultation Committee on Small and Medium Sized Business in Ireland on 13 November, following a detailed submission earlier this year.
Tom Parlon, Director General, Construction Industry Federation. “The CIF welcomes the €2.3b housing package announced and the 24% increase in capital infrastructure funding in today’s budget. However, we are disappointed that there was no clarity in relation to an extension of the Help to Buy scheme which is due to expire in December 2019. This […]
“GOVERNMENT AND ITS AGENCIES MUST DELIVER INNOVATIVE FUNDING PLATFORMS TO SUPPORT HOUSE BUILDING ACROSS THE COUNTRY” – TOM PARLON, DG, CIF
Tom Parlon, Director General, Construction Industry Federation (CIF), has said that while recent Government initiatives are having a positive effect on the housing sector, market failure in finance is affecting the industry’s ability to deliver on housing output targets. Housebuilding viable again “Recent Government initiatives are having a positive effect on housing supply in some […]
The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has welcomed An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s endorsement of a new Construction Sector Group involving industry and a number of key Government Departments. Hundreds of leaders from across the Irish and international construction industries attended the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) Annual Conference in Croke Park today, to discuss the industry’s potential […]
CIF welcomes increased investment in infrastructure at critical time for Irish economy New homebuilding finance agency has potential to enable projects where lending is not available from traditional sources of finance Budget 2018 CIF Response CIF has stated that the measures announced today will help address the systemic weaknesses in infrastructure investment. Tom Parlon, CIF Director […]
Gyproc Plasterboard Recycling is a cost-effective process from Gyproc Ireland that takes back and recycles plasterboard off-cuts back into its Irish based manufacturing process. Pictured: CIF Director General Tom Parlon (right) launches nationwide Gyproc Recycling Service with Gyproc MD Brian Dolan (left) Responsible onsite waste management Responsible waste management is a priority for Gyproc in […]
The CIF (Construction Industry Federation) has warned that the ambition of balanced regional development can only be delivered by a thriving construction industry. It says Government must set out an industrial strategy for the construction industry to ensure that it has the capacity to deliver the housing, infrastructure and specialist building required to realise the vision […]