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The Economic Outlook for Construction 2021/2022

15th Sep 2021 The economic outlook for 2022 and the medium-term is largely positive – provided that the re-opening of labour-intensive sectors of the economy continues and that no further containment measures in the face of new Covid-19 variants are introduced. In advance of Budget 2022, the Department of...

Let’s Roll Up Our Sleeves

7th Sep 2021  The Construction Industry Federation is calling on all our workers to take a stand against COVID-19 and do our part to help protect as many as we can and move forward to brighter times.When COVID-19 hit in 2020, the construction industry had to adapt working conditions to provide...

Kingspan Klargester Powers Ahead with Winning Warranty Campaign

26th Aug 2021 Our corporate partners, Kingspan, have launched a new campaign "Winning Warranty", designed to encourage installers and homeowners to register their BioDisc systems. Launching the Winning Warranty with Kingspan campaign are: Paschal Troy, Area Sales Manager; Ronan Freeman, Area...

How to get to the root of the problem

18th Aug 2021 Ahead of Budget 2022, CIF Director Housing, Planning and Development, James Benson, puts forward a solution-based plan to help address some of the issues facing Ireland’s homebuilding sector. The provision of more affordable housing has a profound benefit both socially and economically, and a...

Springboard 2020/21 – Applications now open.

29th Jul 2021 For your information, applications are now invited for many Springboard+ courses for entry Autumn 2021/early 2022.  The Springboard+ upskilling initiative in higher education offers 90%-funded courses at certificate, degree and masters level for those currently employed.  Some courses are free...

Private Sector Contract and Force Majeure Webinar

26th Jul 2021 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 Engineering Works Designed by the Employer was launched in September 2020 and a Standing Committee was...