The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has welcomed measures announced by Government to help deal with inflationary costs in public works contracts describing them as a “positive step”. However they have

CIF News - 10 May 2022
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Minister Launches Green Procurement Training for Construction Sector on World Health Day

Ossian Smyth TD, Minister for State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, launched Green Procurement, a training programme to enable the construction sector to play its part in

CIF News - 08 Apr 2022
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Industry seeking effective price variation clause included in public works contracts The Government is to respond to hyperinflation issues in the construction sector over the coming weeks, according to the

CIF News - 31 Mar 2022
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EPA Briefing on C&D Waste Management

The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) have made recent changes to the structure of their offices on environmental sustainability with a more streamlined focus on the circular economy, including the processing

CIF News - 24 Feb 2022
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Code of Practice for Tendering

The Liaison Committee for the Construction Industry is happy to announce the publication of the new Code of Practice for Tendering. This text is a revision to the previously published

CIF News - 16 Feb 2022
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Irish Offshore Construction and related Infrastructure Contracts – Legal Overview of the Developing Market

CIF in conjunction with Jamie Ritchie from LK Shields Solicitors hosted a webinar on the 3rd November looking at Offshore Construction and related Infrastructure and Contracts. The webinar will last

CIF News - 05 Nov 2021
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Private Sector Contract and Force Majeure Webinar

On 13 July 2021, the CIF in conjunction with Engineers Ireland and SCSI hosted a webinar on “Private Sector Contract and Force Majeure”. The Private Sector Contract for Building and

CIF News - 26 Jul 2021
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Construction Contracts, Disputes and Dispute Avoidance

On Tuesday, 22nd June 2021, the CIF hosted a webinar, delivered by Decipher, LK Shields & Herbots Solicitors entitled “Construction Contracts, Disputes and Dispute Avoidance”. Description • Introduction and background

CIF News - 25 Jun 2021
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Recent Developments in Construction Disputes

In our latest guest blog, our partners LK Shields discuss recent developments in construction disputes.   Adjudication, Cross-claims and Bond Calls A recent High Court ruling by Ms Justice Nuala

CIF News - 26 Feb 2021
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Delay in Construction Projects – Practical Tips for 2020-2021

In our latest guest blog, new members of the CIF, Decipher Consulting, take a look at how delays to construction projects might best be assessed, demonstrated and managed. The past

CIF News - 30 Oct 2020
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