Sonas News

Posted December 8, 2017

Sod turned on Oisin House, Trinity College.

An official sod-turning took place today on the site of Oisín House, the residence for Trinity students currently undergoing its first phases of construction. Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor officiated the sod-turning on the site to mark…
Posted December 4, 2017

UK Construction activity picks up in November

UK Construction activity picked up slightly in November although confidence among builders remained “subdued” due to Brexit-related uncertainty, according to the latest survey snapshot of the sector. The Purchasing Managers’ Index rose to 53.1 in the month, up from 50.8 previously, with any…
Posted December 1, 2017

255-bed build proposed for UCC site

A proposed new UCC student accommodation building — the 255-bed development at Victoria Cross — is set to rise to eight and up 10 storeys, across four linked blocks, on the former western suburban site of the Crow’s Nest bar….
Posted November 30, 2017

Growing Enthusiasm for BIM in Ireland

Enterprise Ireland, the Irish Government agency and third largest seed investor in Europe, has released its third national survey to benchmark the level of Building Information Modelling (BIM) adoption in Ireland, showing growing enthusiasm for BIM in Ireland. According to…
Posted November 24, 2017

Ireland’s construction output projected to grow 28%

Ireland’s construction output will increase for the next three years by 28%, the second fastest in Europe, as home building picks up pace, according to new industry forecasts. The closely-watched Euroconstruct forecasts also show the average growth for 19 countries,…
Posted November 23, 2017

Planning permission granted for 431 houses in Kilcock

Planning permission has been granted for the construction of 431 residential properties in Kilcock, Co Kildare. The development by BHG Property Kilcock Limited comprises mid-terraced, semi-detached and detached houses with between two and four bedrooms. Additionally, the site will house a…