9th May 2019 A new report from the CIF shows that 10,600 extra workers joined the construction workforce in 2018, up 8% year on year and bringing the total workforce to 145,500.
17th Apr 2019 Construction companies throughout the southern region of Ireland are joining forces to increase the number of young people entering apprenticeships in the sector. CIF members are working to create co-ops whereby a number of construction companies choose to work collaboratively to provide training...
CIF Blog: Brexit may dampen economic gains throughout 2019, but healthy construction growth is still expected1st Feb 2019 While Brexit will no doubt cast a shadow on the construction industry in 2019, the sector can expect strong but moderate growth during the year, writes Jeanette Mair, Economic and Policy Research Executive, with the CIF.
19th Dec 2018 The new DCU Student Hub building presented Duggan Brothers with a number of challenges, not least of which was that the facility remained operational throughout the build.
5th Dec 2018 The front page of the Irish Independent on Tuesday, December 3rd headlined with the fact that state schools are 'catching up' with fee-paying schools in sending their students to third level.
27th Nov 2018 The CIF BIM Starter Pack is a guide for contractors, enabling them to meet projects digital needs as the construction veers more and more towards the use of these modern methods and innovative techniques in everyday construction projects.
6th Sep 2018 Bennett Construction’s Royal College of Surgeons educational hub was chosen as the Public Choice for ‘Building of the Year 2018’ in the RIAI Irish Architectural Awards.
6th Sep 2018 Roadbridge has remained to the fore of Irish civil engineering throughout its 50-year history.
27th Jun 2018 Building Information Modelling is already bringing significant changes to the global construction industry, yet adoption rates vary hugely across the UK. While larger businesses are already using BIM on every project, smaller businesses are more wary of this new way of working.
22nd May 2018 One of the major logistical challenges facing the team that delivered the new Luas Cross City line was coordinating activities to minimise disruption on the capital’s main thoroughfares.