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Posted December 21, 2016

Thinking of returning home in 2017?

With 2017 fast approaching, the outlook for the Irish construction market is very bright indeed. A report commissioned by the Construction Industry Federation from DKM says that the level of construction activity can sustain an additional 112,000 jobs up to…
Posted November 4, 2016

Some 11,550 housing units under construction in Ireland

Some 11,550 housing units are currently under construction in Ireland, with another 12,388 having received planning permission in the first nine months of this year, according to data compiled by Construction Information Services (CIS). This marks a significant acceleration in…
Posted October 31, 2016

UK Construction to dodge post-Brexit vote recession

Faltering commercial workloads will be offset by strong growth in infrastructure and school spending over the next two years, according to the latest major industry forecast. Economists at the Construction Products Association said the industry will avoid a post-Brexit vote…
Posted October 10, 2016

Spike in new orders boosts Irish construction activity

Activity in the construction sector is continuing to expand thanks to a spurt in new business. The latest Ulster Bank construction purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for October rose to 58.7, with the 50 line separating growth from contraction. The report…
Posted September 23, 2016

This Week in Construction….. [Fri 23rd Sep]

Each week we bring you a recap of our most viewed construction articles in the UK & Ireland: Cork needs to expand as a city or risk being eclipsed by Limerick. Dublin docklands site for student accommodation fetches €20m. Site beside Point…
Posted July 29, 2016

29th July | UK & Ireland | Top Construction Stories

Here is our recap of the most read construction news stories from the UK & Ireland this week: College applicants are flocking to third-level courses linked to the economic recovery – with a surge in CAO applications for architecture, engineering, construction and business-related courses. Irish…