daa has awarded the main construction contract for Dublin Airport’s new North Runway to a joint venture comprising Irish firm Roadbridge and Spanish infrastructure company FCC Construcción (FCC). The contract is for the design and construction of the new 3.1 km North Runway at Dublin Airport. Mobilisation and preparatory site works will begin immediately, and […]
Following the award of school building contracts to Western Building Services after fire defects had been identified, ISME, the Irish SME association, has expressed concern with how public works contracts are granted to the lowest cost tenderers.
Commenting on Western Building Services investigation, ISME Vice Chair Ross McCarthy noted: “While we do not know the details surrounding structural safety […]
TINE Ireland, a subsidiary of the Norwegian dairy co-operative TINE, has awarded the construction of a new Jarlsberg® cheese production facility and administration building at Mogeely, County Cork, to BAM Ireland. The contract value is more than €25 million. TINE is Norway’s largest producer, distributor and exporter of dairy products with 11,400 members (owners) and […]
Four of Ireland’s top food companies will benefit from a significant boost to their businesses as Center Parcs announces the awarding of food supplier contracts to its Center Parcs Longford Forest resort – due to open in summer 2019 – worth a combined total of €5.2 million. Center Parcs has awarded the following food supplier contracts:
Antrim-based manufacturing food firm, Golden Popcorn has won a major contract estimated to be worth around €1 million with Aldi in the Republic of Ireland. The contract will see Golden Popcorn manufacture popcorn under the Snackrite brand for Aldi in a new multi-bag format for their Irish supermarkets.
Praising Golden Popcorn, Invest Northern Ireland’s Director of […]
Dolmen, an award-winning Irish product design and innovation consultancy, has been chosen to work on an €8million project to help the future of personalised biomaterials; and to work on a €3.5 million green project on solar cells which reduce CO2 in the atmosphere.
The personalised biomaterials project will, for the first time, predict the patient specific […]
Exeter Property Company has appointed contractors for the construction of a new 110,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art logistics facility at Greenogue Business Park, just minutes from the Naas Road at Rathcoole. On completion, the company expects to employ over 200 people at the facility, whilst over 50 jobs will be created during construction.
“With the absence of […]
O.C.E. Technology has announced an agreement with Shanghai Aerospace Technology Control Institute to supply satellite subsystems into international markets. This agreement represents an estimated €25 million revenue over the next 5 years.
The agreement with SACTI is in line with China’s new “Silk Road Initiative” put forward by President Xi Jinping. The initiative promotes cooperation between Chinese […]
As construction activity on the much anticipated €233 million Center Parcs Longford Forest resort in County Longford ramps up, the company has announced it has formally awarded two major construction contracts to Dublin-based construction firm John Sisk & Son.
The contracts for the construction of the 470 lodges and 30 apartments as well as the state-of-the-art centre […]
Three Irish companies have successfully won contracts to develop satellite and communications systems to the European Space Agency (ESA). The three companies are Enbio, InnaLabs, and Pilot Photonics.
Enbio has won a contract to develop advanced surface coatings for Europe’s next generation platform for mid-sized telecommunications missions. InnaLabs will develop a space qualified Rate Measurement Unit […]
PM Group has announced a major project win for its new Shanghai office to provide site master planning and engineering design services for BeiGene’s Biologics Manufacturing Facility, located in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China.
The BeiGene facility is a US$330 million direct investment to establish a state-of-the-art commercial-scale biologics manufacturing plant and to provide funding for research […]
Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division announced on Wednesday that its Ireland-based facility has been selected by the prime contractor on the Vega-C Launcher System and GPM Development and Qualification Program for the European Space Agency (ESA), to provide a COTS-based telemetry data system for the new launcher.
At €4.5 million, this is the largest ESA related contract […]
A delegation of 20 Irish companies, led by Enterprise Ireland and Minister for Employment and Small Business Pat Breen, participated in the 2017 edition of Arab Health, which took place at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre from January 30 to February 2.
One participating company, Fleming Medical, signed a distribution agreement with Muscat Pharmacy […]
A €20 million office development at Camden Place will provide 150 construction jobs with up to 500 jobs coming on-stream in Cork city centre on completion, the Cork Chamber of Commerce announced on Thursday. Demolition will commence in February, with work on the 65,000 square foot of lettable floor space expected to take 12 months.
A tender competition has been advertised on e-Tenders.ie for a major flood relief scheme for the town of Clonakilty in Cork, the Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief Seán Canney announced on Friday.
“Clonakilty is one of many towns in Cork that has suffered serious flooding in recent times,” Canney […]
A Ricoh-managed print deal has enabled SOLAS to make annual savings of approximately €60K, Ricoh announced on Thursday. Ricoh won the deal following a competitive tender process and installed multi-functional devices across four floors at SOLAS’ headquarters in Dublin’s Docklands.
Ricoh was commissioned by SOLAS to install Aficio MP C3003 printers in its Dublin offices, replacing […]
Kennedy Wilson, a Los Angeles-based real estate investment firm has appointed Irish contractor John Sisk & Son to build a 660,000sq ft waterfront development in Dublin’s docklands.
The development is one of the largest Irish commercial property contracts awarded in recent years.
Kennedy Wilson, which set up in Dublin in 2011 and has since spent €1.2 billion acquiring […]
The Swiss process automation company Endress+Hauser has announced it is to establish an international SAP IT Hub, in Kill, Co. Kildare, creating 20 jobs over five years.
The company offers comprehensive process automation products, solutions and services across pressure, level, flow, analytics and temperature allowing customers to optimise their processes to achieve greater efficiency, safety and […]
Comtrade will help Ryanair become a digital travel leader following major deal. Pictured (L-R) are: Dejan Cuic, Solutions and Services Business Director, Ireland & UK, Comtrade; and John Hurley, CTO, Ryanair.
Comtrade, the leading software engineering services and solutions provider, today announces it has revolutionised the Ryanair passenger travel experience following a significant deal with the […]
The High Court has appointed a provision liquidator to the Xtra-vision movie rental chain.
The bulk of the 580 full and part-time jobs at the company are likely to be lost, Mr Justice Paul Gilligan heard.
The company’s owners, UK-based Hilco Capital petitioned the court for the appointment of Mr Michael McAteer of Grant Thornton Ireland as […]
Erwin Jansen shakes hand with Armin Fahnle, new Managing Director of ATS Australia
Independent Solutions Provider, ATS has acquired Integrated Automation Pty Ltd.
Integrated Automation, based in Melbourne, is specialised in system integration, control, industrial automation, and related services for manufacturers.
The full team at Integrated Automation will serve customers under the name of ATS Applied Tech Systems […]
Aer Arann will provide an air service to the Aran Islands until September 30th 2016.
The Minister of State for the Gaeltacht Joe McHugh has announced that the extension of the interim contract will cost the Department €1.62 million and will allow time for the procurement of a four-year contract.
The contract will be back-dated to October 1st […]
Dell has confirmed it will buy data storage company EMC in a deal valued at about $67 billion, the largest on record in the technology sector.
The offer is $33.15 per share in cash and special stock.
Dell said it would pay $24.05 per share in cash and the rest in a special stock that tracks the […]
REPRO FREEGMC Software Technology (GMC), the award-winning leader in customer communications management (CCM) and output management, with its partner Neopost Ireland, today announces that laya healthcare has chosen GMC Inspire to deliver all customer communications. Pictured at the announcement are (L-R) Ian Brennan, Director of IT, laya healthcare; Duncan Groom, Managing Director, Neopost Ireland; and […]
AirSpeed Telecom has signed a three-year deal worth €250,000 with law firm William Fry.
Headquartered in Dublin, William Fry completed one of the largest office relocations in the capital in recent months, moving over 420 staff from Fitzwilton House to its new premises in Grand Canal Square.
AirSpeed Telecom successfully deployed a temporary network, connecting the old […]
The agreement will see Vayu supply Teeling Whiskey with natural gas and 100pc green electricity to meet its energy requirements for its newly opened distillery in Dublin’s Newmarket Square in The Liberties.
Co-owned by brothers Jack and Stephen Teeling, the Teeling Whiskey Company was founded in 2012.
Jack Teeling, founder and managing director, said the company takes […]