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.
6th Feb 2019 With a number of positive indicators for Irish construction in 2019, but also some major issues to be addressed, CIF directors are positive but cautious about industry prospects in the year ahead.
19th Nov 2018 It’s no secret that significant investment is urgently needed in Irish housing, with demand continuing to drastically outpace supply. That said, while there’s a clear requirement to increase housing construction in the short-term, any and all responses to the housing crisis must maintain a...
10th Sep 2018 Conor Gunn, EY Ireland, explains why the timely delivery of core civil infrastructure is essential to the successful delivery of key components of the National Development Plan.
21st Aug 2018 Leading figures from across the global construction industry will gather in Croke Park on October 2nd 2018 for the Construction Industry Federation annual conference.
Budget is an opportunity to remove a number of blockages in delivery of essential housing and infrastructure16th Aug 2018 The Construction Industry Federation has stated that the delivery of transformative housing and infrastructure requires more effective coordination between industry and government in three key areas: investing in skills and R&D, enhancing infrastructure delivery and removing barriers to...
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.
5th Jun 2018 “We should be building bridges not walls for the construction diaspora to return because the industry needs their skills and expertise to deliver housing and infrastructure”
17th May 2018 A survey conducted by Dublin Institute of Technology on behalf of the Construction Industry Federation has found that Ireland lacks the requisite number of apprentices in construction to meet our housing and infrastructure needs.
9th Apr 2018 In the bruhaha around the communications of Project Ireland 2040, very little media commentary focused on how this transformative plan will be implemented. The visionary plan is contingent on regional construction companies being in a position to deliver the housing and infrastructure required to...