CIF Top 50 leading contractors in Ireland in the latest edition of Construction magazine – out now
Construction Magazine
by Siobhán Breatnach
14h ago
The CIF Top 50 Contractors edition is a highlight of Construction magazine’s published offerings throughout the year. Showcasing the strength, depth and skill of this mighty industry, we are delighted to feature the people and projects that exemplify quality, reliability and the delivery of incredible buildings and infrastructure in Ireland and worldwide. As you look through the pages of this special edition, see the link below, you will see how innovative thinking and traditions grown over decades, and in some cases centuries, have combined to give us the successful industry we know today. Co ..read more
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Big Picture Project: Cork’s Dunkettle Interchange
Construction Magazine
by Aidan Priestley
3d ago
CONSTRUCTION MAGAZINE GOES BEHIND THE SCENES OF A MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT Project Name: Dunkettle Interchange Location: Co. Cork Sector: Civil Engineering Main Contractor: Sisk Sub-Contractors: Murphy International, Banagher Concrete, Fibro Menard, Shay Murtagh Precast, Motorway Care, Breedon, SSE Project Manager: Jacobs Developer: Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) Engineer: Jacobs Consultancy: Fehily Timoney & Co, Ramboll, Clandillon Civil Consulting (CCC) Cost: €215million Start Date: 2018 Completion Date: February 2024 Health & Safety: Health & Safety was a top priorit ..read more
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CIF Southern Region Director Joanne Treacy: ‘There is real opportunity just waiting to be unlocked’
Construction Magazine
by Aidan Priestley
1M ago
Waterford’s North Quays works flagship urban regeneration project represents a major investment in infrastructure for the region and county, pictured above Joanne Treacy, Director of the Southern Region at the CIF, describes how the industry is transforming the region, driving growth and acting as a powerhouse of development in the country “There’s so much going on across the whole region, so much that I have had to jump from one location to the next meeting with members delivering on some fantastic projects,” says Joanne Treacy, the CIF’s Southern Region Director. This conversation, in fact ..read more
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How to embrace an agile approach to expedite regional infrastructure development
Construction Magazine
by Justin Molloy
1M ago
The regions are ripe with potential across Ireland. Justin Molloy, the CIF’s Director for the Western, Midland & Northern Regions, says investing in infrastructure is the key to unleashing economic development. He believes strategic investments in critical infrastructure such as regional roads, rail, air and sea ports, as well as renewable energy generation on the west coast would place Ireland at the centre of European prosperity. He shares his insight with Construction magazine Infrastructure is key, both to the country’s future success and also in diagnosing its current shortfalls. From ..read more
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CIF Director General Hubert Fitzpatrick: Investing in infrastructure across regional and rural Ireland is essential for our growing nation
Construction Magazine
by Hubert Fitzpatrick
1M ago
Balanced regional development is central to safeguarding sustainable economic performance in Ireland and to supporting the wellbeing of Irish citizens, wherever they live. Regional and rural Ireland has a huge contribution to make to the success of the country, but we can only harness this potential if these areas are a focus of investment. The reality remains unchanged that a lack of funding for infrastructure and housing has placed many towns and communities at a disadvantage socially and economically. With the country’s population now at 5.2 million and growing, balanced regional developmen ..read more
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Delivering engineered solutions: A foundation for future ambition at Rockwell Engineering
Construction Magazine
by Construction Reporter
1M ago
Pictured above is Garret Murphy, Managing Director Rockwell Engineering. Picture: Sean Curtin Commercial Partnership – Rockwell Engineering Among all the mechanical contractors in Ireland, few are undergoing the rapid growth that Rockwell Engineering are experiencing. Rockwell have grown steadily in size over the last two to three years, but this growth is seen as a springboard for expansion, and they plan to grow to €100m in the next five years. The Rockwell evolution stems from leadership transition, as long time Managing Director Martin Conheady hands over control to his successor, Gar ..read more
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Women in construction: Valerie O’Sullivan, Chief Executive for Cork County Council
Construction Magazine
by Siobhán Breatnach
1M ago
Equal measures: Industry insight from a women’s point of view Valerie O’Sullivan is Chief Executive for Cork County Council. Originally from the rebel county – ‘I’m from Cork, work in Cork, and won’t ever work anywhere else’ she says – Valerie has been in her current role, leading a major construction programme with her teams, for the past seven months. “I’ve been a public servant all of my working life, with social housing construction programmes in the city and the county featuring large in my experience,” she says. “I don’t work in the industry, I work with the industry and can deliver noth ..read more
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Build Europe President Andreas Ibel: Housing affordability in Europe is a silent crisis
Construction Magazine
by Construction Reporter
1M ago
Andreas Ibel, President of Build Europe, the association of property developers and homebuilders, considers the importance of trust and why housing is at the heart of the concerns of Europeans Recently, the world witnessed major riots across the EU by farmers protesting against the regulations that institutions have developed over the last few years. Now, imagine waking up to the news of widespread protests, not by farmers this time, but by ordinary citizens demanding housing at affordable prices. This isn’t a distant possibility but a worrying reality as the EU faces an unprecedented housing ..read more
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Build Europe’s Federico Nahuel Lazzari: How to deliver homes beyond borders
Construction Magazine
by Construction Reporter
1M ago
Federico Nahuel Lazzari is Secretary-General of Build Europe and Director of Communications and Public Affairs, the umbrella organisation for national federations of developers and housebuilders. It represents around 70 per cent of the EU’s homebuilding capacity. As one of the speakers at this year’s IHBA housebuilding Summit he shares a European perspective on the sector As the Secretary-General of Build Europe, I’m privileged to serve in a dual capacity, overseeing communications and public affairs while advocating for property developers and home builders across our diverse continent. With ..read more
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Exploring the potential of regional development and infrastructure in the latest edition of Construction magazine – out now
Construction Magazine
by Siobhán Breatnach
1M ago
Welcome to the May edition of Construction magazine where we focus our industry insight on infrastructure and regional development. Both Ireland’s rural districts and its urban cityscapes are at the heart of society supporting the growth of community, and so it is imperative that investment continues to flow in this direction. Within their respective regions, CIF Directors Justin Molloy and Joanne Treacy have a wealth of expertise to offer and we are delighted to feature them both in this issue. Within the Western, Midland and Northern Regions, Justin explains how investing in critical infrast ..read more
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