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Thursday, 24 April 2014

IRISH CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY MAGAZINE
 Linking to MARCH/APRIL 2014 MARCH/APRIL 2014

Legal update
New building control legislation is likely to bring significant change to the construction industry

Planning Insight
Extending the Lifetime of a Planning
Permission: Be Warned

Construction Output
New orders accelerating says Ulster Construction PMI

 

TOP COMPANIES ISSUE 2013
 Linking to TOP COMPANIES ISSUE 2013 MAY/JUNE 2013

Irish Construction Industry Magazine is delighted to bring you the much anticipated Top Construction Companies listings for 2013.

This exclusive listing ranks firms in terms of their turnover and also includes the latest information on business activities, key contact and management details.

LEAD STORIES OF THE MONTH
OUTPUT EXPECTED TO GROW BY 30% BY 2018

The construction sector is set for a return to steady growth over the next four years READ MORE

ISIF IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

The ISIF will have € 6.8 billion in funding available for commercial and economic investment in the Irish economy READ MORE

EIB COMMITS OVER 350M TO LUAS AND UNI PROJECTS

The EIB has agreed to provide € 150 million to support construction of a new connection between the Red and Green lines READ MORE

BOOST FOR LOCAL AUTHORITY HOUSE CONSTRUCTION

A two year € 68m local authority home building initiative has been announced READ More

PROPERTY & CONSTRUCTION

At a recent Property Industry Ireland briefing, leaders of Ireland’s construction & property sector discussed the issues which are facing the sector in 2014 READ MORE

INVESTMENT PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS TO TOP 3 BILLION

Following a record number of investment property transactions in 2013, property consultants Savills Ireland say that the value of turnover in the market could exceed € 3bn this year READ MORE

PORTS CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS AHOY

Interesting to note a number of projects across the State’s ports that should result in welcome construction activity READ MORE

BUILDING CONTROL (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2014

New building control legislation in Ireland is likely to bring significant change  READ MORE

GROUNDFORCE HOLDS TIGHT IN THE CITY

No fewer than 22 of Groundforce’s massive MP250 hydraulic props have been installed as part of one of the UK’s most delicate and challenging redevelopment projects READ MORE

UK CONSTRUCTION - A BUDGET PERSPECTIVE

Given the level of Irish interest in the UK construction market, it is useful to hear what Simon Rubinsohn, Chief Economist with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has to say about the recent budget  READ MORE

EXTENDING THE LIFETIME OF A PLANNING PERMISSION

In this issue’s article on planning issues, planning Consultant David Mulcahy examines the topic of extending the lifetime of a planning permission READ MORE

KILSARAN PAVES THE WAY FOR GRAFTON STREET

Dublin’s premier shopping thoroughfare Grafton Street is benefitting from the technical and aesthetic qualities of Kilsaran READ MORE

US CONSTRUCTION CLIMBS 6 % TO $516.8 BILLION

Construction starts in December grew 5% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $554.5 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction READ MORE

 Linking to Building Information Modelling: An Overview of the process from an Irish Construction Project Management perspective BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING

An Overview of the process from an Irish Construction Project Management perspective

Article written by Paul Stewart

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PLAN MAGAZINE
 Linking to MARCH/APRIL 2014 PLAN MAGAZINE

MARCH/APRIL 2014

The Big Kahuna
Shigeru Ban named the Pritzker
prize winner for 2014

Self Preservation
Welcome moves to preserve our
architectural heritage

Home Truths
A glimpse into the homes of
celebrated architects

PLAN MAGAZINE STORIES OF THE MONTH

EMAILBAG WITH KATHARINE GRIFFITH

Plan Magazine recently spoke to Katharine Griffith recently won a prestigious international engineering award for her research dissertation on the ‘Design and Manufacture of Ergonomic Primary School Furniture’. READ MORE

BLACKPITTS DESIGN ILLUMINATES

Dublin-based Architectural Farm has created a stunning space with their refurbishment and extension of an artisan dwelling in Dublin 8. READ MORE

O'DALY ARCHITECTS RISE TO THE OCCASION

Dublin practice O’Daly Architects has emerged as the winner of an international architectural competition  READ MORE

GRAFTON ARCHITECTS MEETS THE UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE

Kingston University in the UK has unveiled initial plans for a project which it says will transform the learning experience and help enhance the town READ MORE

GRIMSHAW TO DESIGN FOR CURRAGH RACECOURSE

Grimshaw, in association with Newenham Mulligan & Associates (NMA), has been chosen to produce a concept design for the redevelopment of  The Curragh Racecourse, Ireland’s spiritual home of horse racing READ MORE

BIG HEART FOR THE BIG APPLE

The Heart of the District in New York is a new type of hotel lobby concept that encourages tourists and locals to come in and explore READ MORE

CHICAGO HOPE

News from the States tells us that Irishman Garrett Kelleher and his Shelbourne Developments are looking to resume their Chicago Spire project READ MORE