7th Feb 2020 It is estimated the construction sector in the Cork Region accounts for over 12% of the output of the industry and employs approximately 20,000 people. Construction is a major employer providing the necessary infrastructure for the economy and society. Cork’s population and employment levels...
19th Sep 2019 The CIF Galway branch hosted it’s “Network West” event in The Galmont Hotel, Galway on the 12th September 2019
22nd Jul 2019 The CIF Western Region has called for a review of our planning/legislative system to ensure decisions on planning applications for essential private and social housing schemes and critical infrastructure are made in a timely manner.
10th May 2019 The CIF has warned that the decision to increase wages by 2.7% per annum for the next two years will put pressure on regional construction companies still in recovery mode.
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.
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.
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.