Industry News

CIF Western & Midland Election Manifesto 2020

11th Feb 2020 In order to create balanced regional development as envisaged by “Project Ireland 2040”, the region needs to attract FDI investment which can only be achieved by addressing the regions infrastructural deficits, e.g. the lack of motorways and rail networks is obvious form the following...

CIF Cork Election Manifesto 2020

7th Feb 2020 It is estimated the construction sector in the Cork Region accounts for over 12% of the output of the industry and employs approximately 20,000 people. Construction is a major employer providing the necessary infrastructure for the economy and society.Cork’s population and employment levels...

CIF South East Election Manifesto 2020

7th Feb 2020 It is estimated the construction sector in the South East Region accounts for over 6% of the output of the industry and employs over 15,000 people. Construction is a major employer and provides the necessary infrastructure for the economy and society.The population of the South East increased...

CIF Mid West Election Manifesto 2020

7th Feb 2020 It is estimated the construction sector in the Mid-West Region accounts for over 6% of the output of the industry and employs over 14,000 people. Construction is a major employer and provides the necessary infrastructure for the economy and society.The National Planning Framework “Ireland...

CIF International Women’s Day event announced for March 6th 2020

30th Jan 2020 Following on from the success of the Federation's previous breakfast briefings as part of the #BuildingEquality campaign launched in 2017, we are delighted to announce our 4th International Women's Day event this year.This event will celebrate the achievements of women in the construction...

CIF 2020 Election Manifesto : Proposed Actions for the next Government

29th Jan 2020 Any future Government will require a thriving and dynamic construction industry to deliver any promises made during the election. The reality is that the Irish society needs the construction industry to deliver 35,000 housing units annually. Our capital cities and regional communities require Irish...

Construction 4.0 Sub-Committee: Areas of Focus for 2020

22nd Jan 2020 At the Construction 4.0 Sub-Committee meeting, held on Tuesday, 14th January 2020, the new representative nominations were ratified, with Construction 4.0 now having 18 representatives across Civil Engineering, General Construction, Housing, Specialist Contracting and Mechanical & Electrical...