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#BuildingEquality – Sharing Your Stories: Februarie Crooke

20th Sep 2019 ‘The job of a slinger signaller is one of the most important jobs on a building site. It requires skill, diligence, and concentration, working alongside the lifting teams to provide safe direction and supervision to the crane operators’

Construction SMEs excluded from public sector contracts

6th Sep 2019 Small and medium Irish businesses are excluded from securing public sector contracts by multiple barriers. Currently, SMEs account for 99% of businesses in Ireland but smaller companies deliver less than 33% of public sector projects. A CIF report identified several barriers militating against...

Southern region economy suffering from lack of infrastructure investment

6th Sep 2019 75% of CIF members are not confident that infrastructure projects will materialise in their regions The Southern region of Cork, Limerick and Waterford has seen several essential road projects delayed over the past 18 months. The CIF is warning that the slowdown in investment threatens growth in...