Monday, 27 March 2017

January/February 2017

The future is bright and in our hands
20% growth in value of output expected in 2017

Capital Funding Boost
EIB pumps €850m into Ireland in 2016

Commercial property insight
Fundamentals remain compelling despite uncertainty

November/December 2016

Trump Towers
What are the prospects for Ireland
following Donald Trump’s Victory?

Dublin Landings Unveiled
Ballymore’s plans to transform
Dublin’s Docklands

Limerick Boost
Massive investment drive a boost
to regional city

May/June 2016

House Building
The real costs of building houses has been revealed

Legal Opinion
Why you can't ignore the Buiding Control (Amendment) Regs

Leadership Interview
Industry Captains talk opportunities and leadership styles

Pulling the purse strings

Irish Construction Industry Magazine poured over Finance Minister Michael Noonan’s budgetary announcement and we bring you the essential sound bites that were contained in his budgetary speech

Coveney's transformational housing budget

Significant additional funding allocated for 2017 to underpin Rebuilding Ireland the Government’s Action Plan for Housing & Homelessness.


Budget 2017 has not thrown up many surprises, and certainly did not offer anything particularly ground-breaking in terms of measures to be introduced.


Measured welcome for budget measures

What’s been the reaction of the Irish construction industry to the
measures set out in the Government’s budget 2017?

Construction activity rises at fastest pace in seven months

The Irish construction sector recorded a strong start to the final quarter of the year, with activity, new orders and employment all increasing at faster rates in October.

Trenchless technology from Groundforce offers minimal disruption in the urban environment

When Irish Water needed to replace an 850m stretch of existing 100mm cast iron pipe with a new 180mm SDR11 profuse pipe at Station Road, Portmarnock. Due to the constraints of this being on an urban site, it was decided that pipe bursting would be the safest and most efficient method of replacing the water main.

Piletec ups its game with super-efficient Culvert Puller

Installing precast concrete culverts is now quicker, safer and more efficient thanks to the new electro-hydraulic Culvert Puller from Piletec, the specialist piling division of Groundforce.

Industry voices wish-list for Budget

We focus in on some of the key points made within the comprehensive Pre-Budget Submission document.

August sees rise in output following decline in July

The release of August data from the Ulster Bank Northern Ireland PMI® -  the latest report produced for Ulster Bank by Markit – pointed to a rise in activity following the previous month’s decline.

State of the Nation - Property

Property Industry Ireland (PII) has launched the latest edition of Property Watch.

Bamboozled by BIM terminology?

Many people embarking on a BIM project for the first time, find the new terminology, number of acronyms, and amount of documents required, quite daunting, confusing and seemingly overly complicated.

National housing turnover rate down from last year

The national average housing turnover rate between July 2015 and June 2016 was 2.1%, according to the GeoView report.

Cross industry action to tackle modern slavery

Greater industry collaboration is needed to eradicate unfair labour practices and clients.

Dublin has office capacity to welcome additional occupiers

According to Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL),  we are entering a very sensitive period for global markets.

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Article written by Paul Stewart