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This year
State's system of earmarking land for new housing is 'fundamentally flawed', TDs to be told
The Construction Industry of Federation says the amount of land zoned for new homes is behind the actual need.
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Teens called on to design 'home for everyone' in construction competition
Winners will have the option of taking a Construction Industry Federation scholarship or access to its apprenticeship programme.
Cost of building Children's Hospital could rise by 40%, special Covid-19 committee hears
Labour TD Duncan Smith said such an increase would be “astronomical”.
Handshakes and sharing cups banned: How Irish businesses will operate once they reopen
The HSA can order a business to shut down operations if it doesn’t comply with the measures.
Union calls for immediate closure of construction sites
It comes after criticism that the construction industry is not responding quickly enough to the ongoing Covid-19 emergency.
'You can't roof a house from home': Construction chiefs say they await HSE order to down tools
Right now, there are over 100,000 people still involved in construction across the island.
40% drop in the number of site accidents in the construction industry this year
There have been 166 incidents recorded up to June 2019 – two of which were fatal.
Irish builders may soon be forced to join a register to prove they're competent
The move is aimed at restoring trust in the construction sector after the recession.
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.
Hedge fund boss ordered to pay ex-wife €425 million in Britain's biggest divorce
“Over the long term I am an unbelievable money-maker,” Chris Hohn told the court.
Is 'Part V' a boom-time housing tax, or the answer to social housing waiting lists?
This sector of the Planning and Development requires developers to set aside a set percentage
Fewer than 8,500 houses built in Ireland last year
Here is the table to show you how many houses were built in your county last year.
Construction group calls for passing of law to avoid further Kilfinane school incidents
The legislation, which has already been introducted, would ensure construction employees receive proper and swift payment for work.