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#Construction

# construction - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Rise in construction causing rats to come up from sewers and drains

Heard any scratching noises recently? Just saying.

# construction - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Enda Kenny vows to crack down on cowboy developers

“Nobody wants to go back to the bad old days of the construction and property boom.”

# construction - Monday 20 October, 2014

From Business ETC There’s been a surge in new building projects since January The Rising

There’s been a surge in new building projects since January

Project commencements are up 40 per cent, compared to the first 8 months of 2013.

# construction - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Pressure is on to get building, but those in construction need to learn new skills

The Irish Green Building Council says Ireland is going through a “revolution in standards and regulation”.

# construction - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

There will be €2.2 BILLION spent on social housing in the next three years

There will be €2.2 BILLION spent on social housing in the next three years

Brendan Howlin says it will deliver 6,700 units.

# construction - Monday 13 October, 2014

House building growth was at its fastest since 2000 last month

And employment is growing, too.

# construction - Friday 3 October, 2014

Builders are not happy with the government’s new social housing plan

But a housing charity thinks it’s not so bad.

# construction - Monday 22 September, 2014

Councillors receive official notice of Poolbeg incinerator contract – 3 days after it was signed

The council CEO is understood to have described it as an “oversight” on his part not to inform the councillors sooner.

# construction - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland is building even fewer homes than in 2013 Building

Ireland is building even fewer homes than in 2013

New figures show that the volume of residential has decreased for a second quarter.

# construction - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor

It took 10 years for the scheme in Inchicore to be completed.

# construction - Monday 8 September, 2014

Fancy Dublin housing maps show info from family size to central heating

How many people use gas heating in Clontarf? How many toddler householdS are there in Dundrum?

Been noticing more cranes about? Construction has increased for 12 straight months

A new survey says that there is more work and jobs are on the up.

DIT’s new Grangegorman campus opens its doors to 1,000 students this morning

The campus, in Dublin’s north inner city, will eventually be the academic home to 20,000 students.

# construction - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Kilkenny bridge controversy due back before court on Wednesday

The bridge at Green’s Bridge has been the site of protests in recent months.

# construction - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Here’s how many construction workers are on the dole

Despite a recovery, nearly 80,000 workers remain unemployed.

# construction - Friday 15 August, 2014

From Business ETC The Briefcase: O’Flynn-v-Blackstone, ghost hotels and South African Sparring partners Inbox Me

# construction - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Multiple human remains found outside Trinity College

The remains were found during Luas works in mid-July.

# construction - Monday 11 August, 2014

From Business ETC Construction might be slow but a flood of new orders means it won’t be for long Housing Crisis

Construction might be slow but a flood of new orders means it won’t be for long

Ulster Bank says that new orders are at their highest level for 10 years.

# construction - Friday 18 July, 2014

Unions protest over claims of ‘continued abuse of builders’ by Dept of Education

The union claims that workers are being ‘forced’ to work as self-employed, “despite the fact that they are clearly employees.”

# construction - Monday 14 July, 2014

From Business ETC Construction activity remains “robust” in tenth month of growth Residential

Construction activity remains “robust” in tenth month of growth

The rate has slowed slightly in the past couple of months but remains strong according to an index by Ulster Bank.

# construction - Friday 11 July, 2014

These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016

From access to childcare to disposing bank assets, they’ve covered a lot in the Statement of Priorities.

# construction - Friday 4 July, 2014

From Business ETC Why are construction start-ups outpacing other sectors? Confidence Building

Why are construction start-ups outpacing other sectors?

New company formation is outstripping all other sectors, with retail at the other end of the scale.

# construction - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units

A councillor in south Dublin said the plan would to “nothing to tackle the growing house crisis” in the area.

# construction - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From Business ETC Moving on up: Construction start-ups rise by almost 40 per cent New Builds

Moving on up: Construction start-ups rise by almost 40 per cent

Overall, company start-ups are up 14 per cent compared to the first six months of last year, according to business and credit analysts Vision-net.ie.

# construction - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Whistleblower says builders paid by State are defrauding the welfare system

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn dealt with the claims raised by Fianna Fáil’s Robert Troy at Leaders’ Questions today.

# construction - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Number of people looking for planning permission and building homes is on the rise

There were 3,524 residential construction projects started in the first four months of 2014 compared with 1,517 for the same period in 2013.

# construction - Friday 20 June, 2014

Munster’s first Community National School to get under construction in record time

The school will have eight classrooms and is expected to be completed in 2015.

# construction - Monday 16 June, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From Business ETC There’s three times more jobs in construction than a year ago Building Momentum

There’s three times more jobs in construction than a year ago

Albeit from a low base, the pick up is leading to more positions for builders and property sector professionals.

# construction - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From Business ETC Irish construction output is on the way up, but house building is still down Housing Crisis

Irish construction output is on the way up, but house building is still down

The sector is 7.7% bigger than this time last year, with most gains in commercial property.

From Business ETC There isn’t enough office space in Dublin to fit all the new start-ups Rent Bubble

There isn’t enough office space in Dublin to fit all the new start-ups

It is also providing another boost to the construction sector.

From Business ETC Is this the ‘ambitious action’ needed to fix Ireland’s social housing market? PROBLEM SOLVING

Is this the ‘ambitious action’ needed to fix Ireland’s social housing market?

A new report has said the sector is ‘at a crossroads’.

# construction - Monday 9 June, 2014

From Business ETC Construction activity eases slightly, but suppliers are now hiking their prices Recovery

Construction activity eases slightly, but suppliers are now hiking their prices

The recovery continued to be centred on housing and commercial activity.

# construction - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From Business ETC NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters Up For Grabs

NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters

It is envisaged that the completed development will be similar in size to the commercial footprint of the Spencer Dock development.

# construction - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From Business ETC Here’s how many companies were started every day last month New In Town

Here’s how many companies were started every day last month

There’s been a near-doubling of construction sector start-ups, too.

# construction - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From Business ETC Which sector saw the biggest wage gains so far this year? Paid Up

Which sector saw the biggest wage gains so far this year?

The education sector is again the biggest loser in the earnings stats for the first quarter.

# construction - Friday 23 May, 2014

VIDEO: What the American Embassy has in common with an Aran jumper

Archive footage shows the huge crowds that gathered when the building was officially opened, 50 years ago today.

‘Shell can celebrate all they want, but the fight is by no means over’

The newly constructed tunnel has been mired in controversy as it will house the onshore section of the Corrib gas pipeline.

# construction - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Enda Kenny on property: I promise you there is no going back to the past

An Taoiseach plans a tripling of housing output by 2020 but says its about addressing supply problems.

From Business ETC How much more will it cost you to live in Dublin? Capital Problems

How much more will it cost you to live in Dublin?

The national affordability index is stable, but there’s a big gap between Dublin and the rest of Ireland.

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