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Suir Engineering acquired by private equity group Duke Street

22 Nov , 2022  

It’s been announced that Suir Engineering, one of the country’s leading providers of mechanical, electrical and instrumentation engineering services, is to be acquired by private equity group Duke Street. Suir, which employs 1,300 people and is headquartered in Waterford was a jointly owned subsidiary of Dalkia and EDF Energy. The company said the transaction, which […]

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Galway businesswoman, Tara Flynn, completes year-long term as President of the Master Builders’ and Contractors’ Association

22 Nov , 2022  

Galway businesswoman, Tara Flynn, this week completed her year-long term as President of the Master Builders’ and Contractors’ Association, a constituent body of the Construction Industry Federation.  The Director at Paul Flynn Construction, based in Ballinasloe, assumed leadership of this national association a year ago, which represents firms involved in main and general building contracting. […]

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Chadwicks Group launches new website to deliver state of the art online retail experience

16 Nov , 2022  

Chadwicks Group has announced the launch of its new retail website Chadwicks.ie. Today’s announcement forms part of a €50m investment across the Group, which began in 2018 and includes the digital transformation of the business as well as an ongoing nationwide branch upgrade programme to deliver an unrivalled customer experience. Providing construction professionals and DIY enthusiasts with […]

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AG pledges to reduce its carbon footprint by 30%

15 Nov , 2022  

Fivemiletown headquartered Paving and Building Products firm, AG, has reinforced its position as a market leader in sustainable construction through its latest pledge to reduce its carbon footprint by 30% by 2030 – despite a surge in production levels.  The firm, which has manufacturing locations in Fivemiletown, Dungannon, Toome and Carryduff, already has one of […]

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The Shannon Airport Group turn sod on new €6 million R&D Technology Facility

14 Nov , 2022  

The Shannon Airport Group has broken ground on its latest €6 million-euro commercial property development on the Shannon Campus.  The multi-million-euro investment will see the development of a 40,000 sq. ft. research and development technology facility suitable for manufacturing, industrial and R&D needs, for FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) or Irish enterprises.  This development is the third major construction project to be undertaken this year by the Shannon Airport Group and is expected to generate up to 70 jobs during the construction phase.   Since the beginning of 2022, the Shannon Airport […]

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McAleer & Rushe announces new sustainability recording platform with SustainIQ

9 Nov , 2022  

Leading UK Design & Build contractor McAleer & Rushe has announced a new partnership with SustainIQ, an innovative sustainability reporting system, which will complement its company-wide commitment to carbon reduction and its path to becoming Net Zero by 2045. This system will aid the delivery of the company’s sustainability strategy ensuring best practice in construction […]

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Irish Water calls on organisations large and small to apply for water conservation training 

25 Oct , 2022  

Irish Water is calling on companies of all sizes across Ireland to apply for its Water Stewardship Programme, its comprehensive training programme which helps organisations lower their water use, thereby reducing operating costs and protecting the environment. This comes as over 40 graduates become water stewards for their organisations today at a ceremony at Trinity College […]

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McAvoy continues on return to sustainable profitablilty

24 Oct , 2022  

Offsite manufacturing specialist, McAvoy Group Limited has marked its 50th year in business with a continued return to sustainable profitability, according to its latest set of consolidated group accounts. The Lisburn-based company has reported a rise in turnover to £71.5m for the 13-month period to 31 May 2022, compared to £23.8m for the six-month period ending […]

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HSA launches two week nationwide inspection campaign in construction sector focusing on the dangers of working at height

24 Oct , 2022  

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) will begin a construction inspection campaign on Monday 24th October focusing on safety when working at heights. This two week campaign will target both small and large construction sites across Ireland.  In 2021, 10 people lost their lives working in the construction sector in Ireland. Of these fatalities, seven […]

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John Paul Construction look to the future with investment in AEC Education

18 Oct , 2022  

John Paul Construction has publicly announced a strategic partnership with Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin), which began in 2019 to develop Design + Construct, a centre for collaborative, multidisciplinary education that will drive performance in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) sector through talent and technology. The leading international construction specialists have donated €150,000 in […]

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