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Posted June 4, 2015

The UK & Ireland’s top 6 stories from this week

As the summer rolls in there are some big projects on the horizon, here are some of this weeks biggest stories: Manchester Airport is due a major revamp worth £1billion. The 10 year scheme is set to become the single largest construction…
Posted June 2, 2015

£1bn Manchester Airport transformation

Airlines and politicians welcome ‘biggest single construction project Greater Manchester has seen’ Manchester Airport is to get a dramatic £1bn transformation, the M.E.N. can reveal – with a super-sized terminal and faster high-tech security lanes. Said to be the biggest…
Posted May 28, 2015

Our 7 top stories this week in #Construction

Lots of positive news from within the UK & Ireland this week, check out some of our most shared stories below: Irish unemployment dips below 10% as Ireland named as the EU’s fastest growing economy today with 12,500 new jobs in the first quarter…
Posted May 14, 2015

Bank backs €180m for Irish solar farm project

Amarenco, the solar energy business led by former Bord Gáis head John Mullins, has found a multi-million euro backer to help it deliver the country’s first solar farms with the inaugural project earmarked for Cork. One of the world’s largest…
Posted May 11, 2015

Cork plan for 20,000 houses

A development plan for Cork has identified land in the city that is suitable for the production of nearly 20,000 houses. The bulk of the land is available in the redeveloped docklands and Port of Cork area in Tivoli The…
Posted May 1, 2015

Poolbeg chimneys a look inside – Video

The ESB has decided to keep the Poolbeg chimneys in Dublin and will carry out maintenance work on the famous red and white stacks. The semi-State last year said carrying out structural and repair work on the chimneys may not have been…
Posted April 13, 2015

80,000 new jobs forecast by end of 2016

Ibec has predicted the numbers in employment will rise by 80,000 by the end of next year, meaning an increase of 180,000 in the four years to the end of 2016. The employers’ body said in its latest Quarterly Economic…