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Ecocem launch Wildwalls National campaign in partnership with Biodiversity in schools

19 Feb , 2024  

Ecocem,one of Europe’s leaders in low-carbon cement technologies, has announced its partnership with Biodiversity in Schools for a nationwide ‘Wildwalls’ campaign with biodiversity prizes of €5,000 available. The campaign was created for young people across Ireland to design a wall mural for their school that raises awareness of biodiversity issues and integrates features to support local […]

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€1 million in EU Funding to support retrofitting in Galway City

19 Feb , 2024  

Residents in Galway City’s Westside area now have access to a ‘one-stop-shop’ to help them retrofit their homes, after the Northern and Western Regional Assembly (NWRA) and Galway City Council secured a €1m grant from the EU Net Zero Cities Programme. A portion of the €1m funding from the Net Zero Cities programme will also […]

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Carroll Estimating partners with Eque2

19 Feb , 2024  

Leading Irish contractors’ quantity surveying and estimating company, Carroll Estimating, has chosen Eque2’s EValuate construction estimating software to help its growing team of expert estimators provide cutting edge tender and cost management support to contractors and developers across Ireland and the UK. Carroll Estimating helps construction contractors to better understand their tender and construction costs by acting as […]

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Rise in Small Business Interest in Green Supports

19 Feb , 2024  

Small and medium-sized businesses interested in grants to help them invest in sustainable measures increased by over 40% in the past year, according to the bi-annual Uisce Éireann SME Sustainability Sentiment Survey. The increase indicates a strong desire from businesses to reduce the environmental footprint of their operations. More than a third of Small-Medium Enterprises […]

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NBI’s end of year report shows National Broadband Plan is on time and on budget as rollout reaches almost 217,000 premises 

16 Feb , 2024  

National Broadband Ireland (NBI), the company responsible for delivering the Government’s National Broadband Plan (NBP), has announced in its end of year update that the project is on time and on budget with 216,898 of the premises covered by the network ready to connect. NBI has also reported take-up rates approaching 50% in areas where […]

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Guerbet Launch Solar Project to Power 18% of Pharmaceutical Operations in Dublin 

15 Feb , 2024  

Guerbet, a pioneer global pharmaceutical company specializing in medical imaging and contrast agents, has launched its first solar farm at its API manufacturing site in Dublin, coinciding with the celebration of its 30th year in operation. Guerbet entered a contract with Enerpower powered by Greenvolt, a leading renewable energy company, for the construction of a 2.4MW […]

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Reach new heights with Allen Cranes

14 Feb , 2024  

Allen Cranes Ltd is a leading crane hire and sales company based in Blessington, Co. Wicklow. While it has only been trading since 2015, its founders Robbie and Alan Allen have decades of experience in the sales, hire, erection, dismantling, servicing, refurbishment and testing of all construction cranes. Allen Cranes caters for all its customers’ needs, from erection and dismantle of all crane models to the services, […]

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Glasgiven Contracts building a sound legacy

12 Feb , 2024  

Delivering high quality construction projects across a range of public and private sectors, both north and south of the border, for coming up on four decades, County Down headquartered Glasgiven Contracts was shortlisted for the Contractor Health / Education Project of the Year at the 2023 Irish Construction Industry Awards in recognition of their outstanding […]

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Chadwicks Group reveals new look Wexford Branch

12 Feb , 2024  

Chadwicks Group has unveiled its newly revamped Wexford branch. Wexford GAA stars Lee Chin, Simon Donohoe, Eoin Porter and Eoghan Nolan were on hand to cut the ribbon with branch manager Enda O’Brien. This marks the next branch in Chadwicks Group’s ongoing nationwide branch upgrade programme, which began in 2018 and has seen 33 branches […]

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Town centres can access new €120m fund to renovate derelict heritage sites

9 Feb , 2024  

A new funding scheme under Ireland’s two European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Regional Programmes is providing €120m to support local authorities and their citizens to re-imagine town centres and to transform publicly owned vacant or derelict heritage buildings within those town centres through renovation, renewal, and adaptive reuse. THRIVE – the Town Centre First Heritage […]