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Posted March 11, 2019

Construction activity reaches a seven-month high

Irish construction activity reached a seven-month high in February, according to Ulster Bank’s latest purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for the sector. Activity accelerated sharply on January’s pace of growth, with the index posting a headline reading of 60.5 versus 54.6…
Posted March 6, 2019

Dublin crane count reaches record 123 in March

The Irish Times Dublin crane count reached a record 123 in March – the fifth consecutive month when the survey recorded a new high. March’s total is still 21 per cent up on last November’s count when the survey’s record-breaking…
Posted February 28, 2019

Plans unveiled for new Bray town centre

Plans have been unveiled for a new 25,000 square metre town centre in Bray which will open its doors in spring 2020. Construction has already begun on the new Bray Town Centre on the former Florentine Centre site. The three-storey…
Posted February 7, 2019

Five key areas for the Galway Construction Industry

Galway needs to work on five key factors to ensure it continues to prosper – according to one of the world’s leading engineering multi-nationals, in its latest all-island construction industry review. The AECOM Report found that Galway’s construction sector continues…
Posted January 14, 2019

Construction index hits four-month high

The construction industry is expanding rapidly, with commercial building leading the way, and although the pace of gains in house-building slowed slightly from November it is at levels seen before the crash, according to Ulster Bank’s Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index…