9th Aug 2018 Murphy International Ltd. has launched a ‘Mental Health Awareness Advocate’ project in order to ‘spot, support and prevent’.
7th Aug 2018 Bank of Ireland’s aim is to be the leading supporter of house building in Ireland. Here Denis Bergin, Head of Business Development - Property Lending at Bank of Ireland, outlines the options available to construction companies.
26th Jul 2018 Ciaran Marron, CEO of Activ8 Solar Energies, travelled to Munich’s Intersolar 2018 conference to discuss the successes of solar throughout the continent and strategies for the future. Here he outlines some of his thoughts following this gathering of European suppliers and engineers alike.
Know your subcontract; know the Construction Contracts Act; keep good records and serve all notices in accordance with the Act and your contract24th Jul 2018 As we approach the second anniversary of the commencement of the Construction Contracts Act 2013, Sean Downey, Director Specialist Contracting, outlines how companies can use the legislation to protect their business.
23rd Jul 2018 There is no doubting that residential construction is currently in an expansionary phase. However, considering new dwelling completion data published by the CSO in June 2018, the CIF has now revised its forecast for the total number of new units to be completed in 2018.
20th Jul 2018 Lowest-cost tendering has dogged the construction industry in recent times. Martin Lang, Director, Main Contracting, CIF explains why this practice needs to change.
18th Jul 2018 L&M Keating Ltd. are the first construction company to successfully achieve accreditation for their commitment to employee wellness, safety and health by being awarded The KeepWell Mark by Ibec, Ireland’s largest and most influential business representation organisation.
18th Jul 2018 The Irish Concrete Society are now seeking entries to the 37th Annual Awards. Established in 1979, the awards recognise excellence in the use of concrete, irrespective of type, scale or complexity.
17th Jul 2018 CIF Membership Executive Bernardine Walsh outlines the benefits of membership for smaller contractors. The Construction Industry Federation is your federation and it represents the entire industry. Small companies can access the same services as large businesses. If you are a sole trader or...
5th Jul 2018 The CIF Safety Committee has been working to address the rising cost of employer’s liability and public liability insurance and issues such as fraud and exaggerated claims since early 2017.