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Government should facilitate Midlands wind power project

30th Apr 2013 The Government needs to do all they can to facilitate major new wind power infrastructure in the Midlands, according to the Construction Industry Federation . The CIF believes such a project will create substantial employment opportunities and allow Ireland to export wind energy, further...

Don’t use capital spending to pay for collapse of Croke Park II

21st Apr 2013 The Construction Industry Federation is calling on the Government to avoid targeting the capital budget as they seek to bridge the gap in Exchequer finances following the collapse of the Croke Park II deal. Last year the Government admitted that capital spending allocations may be used to...

CSO increase in construction activity reflects increased industry confidence

14th Mar 2013 The Construction Industry Federation believes the latest CSO statistics which show an increase in construction activity reflect the increased confidence that entered the industry in the latter part of 2012. The latest CSO Production in Building and Construction Index recorded a 7% increase in the...