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# construction - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From Business ETC The first Irish home builder to go public in 20 years has made a healthy debut Strong Foundations

The first Irish home builder to go public in 20 years has made a healthy debut

Cairn Homes listed on the London Stock Exchange today.

# construction - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Qatar isn’t happy about claims of thousands dying on World Cup construction sites

The Washington Post estimated that as many as 4,000 workers will die by 2020.

# construction - Thursday 14 May, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Tough times for tenants but a construction on the up Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Tough times for tenants but a construction on the up

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# construction - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Going up: The construction industry is on a winning streak right now

The Ulster Bank’s new figures have shown growth in the construction industry continued in April.

# construction - Friday 1 May, 2015

Why can’t government ministers go cold turkey on home ownership?

The country, along with potential house buyers, is being held to ransom.

# construction - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From Business ETC He’s back!: Johnny Ronan, property and the Celtic Tiger Celtic Phoenix

He’s back!: Johnny Ronan, property and the Celtic Tiger

One of Ireland’s most well-known property developers has exited Nama.

The government has a grand plan for unemployed construction workers…

They’re going to blitz construction companies with information about their employment services, like Jobbridge. And, erm, that’s about it really.

# construction - Monday 9 March, 2015

From Business ETC New home building across Ireland has pulled into the slow lane Bricks-and-mortar

New home building across Ireland has pulled into the slow lane

But land values are predicted to rise, which could mean more property eventually on the market.

# construction - Monday 2 March, 2015

Houses ‘crumbling around families’ because of defective bricks

The homeowners in Donegal want redress.

From Business ETC Up. Up. Down… Housing construction surged, then slowed to a trickle late last year Getting Boomier

Up. Up. Down… Housing construction surged, then slowed to a trickle late last year

We’re in for a “turbulent” year in the home construction sector in 2015, it’s being predicted.

# construction - Monday 9 February, 2015

From Business ETC It’s taken a long time, but the construction industry is doing ok (especially on commercial projects) Building

It’s taken a long time, but the construction industry is doing ok (especially on commercial projects)

The rate of growth in commercial activity remained sharp, despite easing for the third month running.

# construction - Monday 2 February, 2015

From Business ETC 2015 off to a strong start for new companies, and it could ‘beat all predictions’ SMEs

2015 off to a strong start for new companies, and it could ‘beat all predictions’

There’s already a 22.5% increase in the number of new companies this year.

# construction - Monday 8 December, 2014

Construction work was on the up again last month (and firms are hiring)

Some firms hired new staff to prepare for further growth in work.

# construction - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Nama has a €150 million plan for Boland’s Mill

Well, they funded the planning of a plan.

# construction - Monday 1 December, 2014

From Business ETC This is how many new homes are being built this year (and importantly, where they are) Sprawl

# construction - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From Business ETC Electricians union will do ‘whatever is necessary’ to get 5% pay rise Threat

Electricians union will do ‘whatever is necessary’ to get 5% pay rise

The TEEU’s conference heard that they wan ta roll-back on concession made over the last seven years.

# construction - Thursday 13 November, 2014

The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week Shovel Ready This post contains images

The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# construction - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Three new Garda headquarters on the way for Galway, Wexford and Dublin

The Minister for Justice said the €42 million investment shows she is serious about improving the policing system.

# construction - Saturday 8 November, 2014

‘We’re still scared when strong winds blow’: Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan Rebuild This post contains images

‘We’re still scared when strong winds blow’: Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan

“The resilience of the Filipino people is amazing, they are like phoenix birds.”

# 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.

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