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Kingspan Full Year Report Shows Revenue up 12 Percent in 2016

    Kingspan Full Year Report Shows Revenue up 12 Percent in 2016

Full year results for Cavan-based building materials producer, Kingspan, released on Friday, showed revenue up 12% to €3.1 billion in 2016.  Trading profit was up 33% to €340.9 million, while

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The Benefits of R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box for the Construction Sector

    The Benefits of R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box for the Construction Sector

Post provided by Mazars. From building technologies and enhanced decision-making systems, the advances in both digital technology and connectivity with established engineering systems and principles has created the much needed

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January Sees “Near-Record” Rise in Construction Employment

    January Sees “Near-Record” Rise in Construction Employment

Activity in the Irish construction sector rose sharply in January on the back of higher new orders, according to the Ulster Bank Construction PMI Report, released on Monday. The survey

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Enterprise Ireland Launches Strategy to 2020

    Enterprise Ireland Launches Strategy to 2020

Enterprise Ireland, the Government agency responsible for developing Irish business globally, launched it’s 2017-2020 strategy on Monday, aiming to increase exports by €5 Billion and to create 60,000 new jobs.

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Number of Fatal Workplace Accidents Drops by More Than 20%

    Number of Fatal Workplace Accidents Drops by More Than 20%

There were 44 people killed in workplaces in 2016, representing a 21% reduction of the 56 reported in 2015, according to figures released by the Health and Safety Authority on

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Mortgage Approvals Rise by 30.8%

    Mortgage Approvals Rise by 30.8%

The number of mortgages approved rose by 30.8% year-on-year and  increased by 2.0% month-on-month for the three months ending November 2016, according to the latest figures from the Banking & Payments

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Construction Industry to Experience Most Positive Outlook in a Decade

    Construction Industry to Experience Most Positive Outlook in a Decade

The economy is growing at a solid pace, and the quantity and quality of buildings and infrastructure delivered by the construction industry will play an important role in that economic

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Ulster Banks Construction PMI Shows Sharp Rise in Employment

    Ulster Banks Construction PMI Shows Sharp Rise in Employment

Irish construction firms continued to record strong activity growth during November, supported by a further sharp increase in new orders, according to the Ulster Bank Construction PMI released on Monday.

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DPS wins contract for €100 million clinical manufacturing facility in the US

    DPS wins contract for €100 million clinical manufacturing facility in the US

Engineering group DPS, alongside its US architectural partner TRIA, has won a major contract to work on Moderna Therapeutics’ new €100 million clinical manufacturing facility in Norwood, Massachusetts. DPS is

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Skills gap remains an issue despite positive economic outlook

    Skills gap remains an issue despite positive economic outlook

A new report compiled by Hays has found that while Ireland’s overall economic outlook is positive, a growing skills gap in industries such as tech and construction is an important

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Surge in jobs for Construction and Property professionals

Hays Ireland, a leading construction recruitment firm has reveled that the demand for professionals in the construction and property sector has surged 40% in July, compared to this time last

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Residential Flooding Halt’s Construction on Wind Farm

Roscommon deputy, Michael Fitzmaurice stated that the construction will not continue until the investigation is complete.

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Dart Expansion Requires Space at Dublin Airport

Don Cunningham, the Irish Rail’s director of infrastructure stated that the Dublin Airport needs to set aside a space for the Dart line.

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PwC Survey Shows Potential Setback in the Construction Industry

A new survey by the pwc shows that many leaders in the construction industry believe that their business would suffer if Britain left the European Union.

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JCD Group Bringing Over 150 Jobs to Cork

New construction for a commercial property company is expected to create 150 jobs for Cork as they are looking for employees to run the new data center.

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Ireland’s First Sustainable Homes Label

    Ireland’s First Sustainable Homes Label

The Irish Green Building Council has launched Ireland’s first sustainable homes label to encourage the construction of quality residential housing developments.

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Nearly half of building costs go towards construction

A new survey published by the Society of Chartered Surveyors reveals that less than half of the costs involved in building a three bed, semi-detached house in the greater Dublin

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Construction growth activity slows again for a second month

After a record growth in February, construction growth activity in the construction sector has now eased back for both March and April. The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) – found

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Rate of growth in construction industry eases

According to the latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index, inflation in the construction sector has eased to its lowest in nearly two years, according to a study of the sector.

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Dublin Airport to invest €320m on new runway

The DAA has confirmed that it plans to construct a new parallel runway at Dublin Airport. Dublin Airport is to invest €320m on the project. The 3,110 metre runway will be

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Facebook to start Meath data centre construction

Facebook has said it will begin building a data centre near Clonee, Co Meath, which will create hundreds of temporary construction jobs and dozens of other permanent operations positions. The decision

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Us property giant to buy Dublin’s One Spencer Dock

    Us property giant to buy Dublin’s One Spencer Dock

Hines, a US property giant is in position to buy One Spencer Dock, Ireland’s largest single office investment on Dublin’s North Wall Quay. The property giant outbid two other investment

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Growth in the construction sector in Ireland

    Growth in the construction sector in Ireland

The construction sector has recorded its fastest growth in new orders in five months. The rate of job creation also picked up in November, according to Ulster Bank’s latest Purchasing Managers’

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Balfour wins £130m luxury flat project beside the Palace

    Balfour wins £130m luxury flat project beside the Palace

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has been selected by Palace Revive Development Ltd to deliver the pre-construction services contract

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Government announces €2.8bn plan to end long-term use of pre-fabs in schools by 2021

    Government announces €2.8bn plan to end long-term use of pre-fabs in schools by 2021

The Government has announced a plan to end the use of prefabs in schools around Ireland by 2021. Education Minister

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Ulster Bank PMI shows continuous growth in construction

Construction firms saw another rise in new business, according to the latest Ulster Bank PMI on the sector, which helped

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Bank of Ireland approves €3.6bn of new SME loans

Bank of Ireland said it approved €3.6bn of new credit for Irish business in the nine months to the end

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Nursing home group Carechoice bring a further 200 jobs to Ireland

Carechoice, a retirement and nursing home group,  is to create 200 jobs with the opening of a new purpose-built 165-room

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Join over 2,000 delegates at the National Sustainability Summit

The National Sustainability Summit will take place for the first time on 3 November in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. The

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Despite a decline the construction sector continues to grow

The construction sector ended the third quarter of the year on a positive note, according to the latest construction Purchasing

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