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Posted September 7, 2017

Planned strike by crane drivers suspended

Crane drivers have suspended tomorrow’s planned strike to allow for talks at the Workplace Relations Commission. Unite Organiser Tom Fitzgerald said that the union will refer the dispute to the WRC tomorrow and it is hoped there will be a…
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Posted September 7, 2017

State may need to build 50,000 houses per year

Census prompts analysts to increase estimates for houses needed to meet demand The number of houses the State must build to meet demand could be as high as 50,000 per year, according to analyst Davy. The group said it had updated…
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Posted August 31, 2017

Semi-State body proposed to drive house building

The Government is considering establishing a new semi-State company to drive house building across the country in an effort to solve the housing crisis. It is understood senior figures have discussed setting up a new housing corporation that would be…
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Posted August 30, 2017

Striking crane drivers to target Spurs stadium site

Work could be disrupted at Tottenham Hot spurs stadium redevelopment, worth £800m.. Tower crane drivers at HTC Wolffkran have confirmed their first strike date as September 9 following a long-running pay row. Site sources confirmed to the Enquirer that high profile jobs…
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Posted August 24, 2017

Irish students flocking to construction courses

There has been a big increase in the amount of Irish leaving certificate students taking up university courses following the release of the points system. In Ireland the entry requirements for each course depends on the demand for places, which means…
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Posted August 23, 2017

Guaranteed Irish to mark September as ‘Construction Month’

Leading industry representatives will share their insights on how to develop Ireland’s construction sector in a sustainable way as part of the Guaranteed Irish ‘Construction Month’ this September. Guaranteed Irish is a business membership organisation with over 300 members nationwide, including leading…
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Posted August 18, 2017

Phone Interviews – Tips

Here at Sonas, we have certainly noticed that phone interviews have become an integral part of the recruitment stage for companies in this busy market. More and more hiring managers are arranging phone interviews as part of the recruitment process and it’s not hard…
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