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LAW GOVERNING CONSTRUCTION PAY RATES

LAW GOVERNING CONSTRUCTION PAY RATES REMAINS PENDING STATE APPEAL According to an article in The Irish Times, a law governing minimum rates of pay in construction will stay in place pending a State challenge to a High Court ruling that declared it unconstitutional. In June, Mr Justice Garrett …

ATKINS SECURES ROLE ON RESTORATION SCHEME

ATKINS SECURES ROLE ON RESTORATION SCHEME Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been appointed by Meath County Council to provide consultancy and design services for a 26.5km extension of the Boyne Greenway and the restoration of the Boyne Navigation system – a series of greenway and …

GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES JULY JOBS STIMULUS

GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES JULY JOBS STIMULUS The government launches July Jobs Stimulus, a €7.4 billionn package of measures designed to stimulate a jobs-led recovery and build economic confidence while continuing to manage the impact of Covid-19. The July Jobs Stimulus aims to provide a boost to the economy, building confidence …

TALKING TECH WITH… PAUL BRENNAN

IN EACH ISSUE OF ICIM, WE’LL BE CHATTING TO A TECHNOLOGY EXPERT IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY. FIRST UP IS PAUL BRENNAN, HEAD OF DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION, BAM IRELAND WHAT DOES YOUR ROLE INVOLVE? I manage everything digital construction-related at BAM Ireland including mobile tech, cloud tech and engineering applications. …

LEAN CONSTRUCTION – LEAN IN

WHAT IS PROCESS MAPPING AND HOW CAN IT HELP YOUR COMPANY BECOME MORE PRODUCTIVE? Alongside digital technology and BIM in particular, Lean construction techniques are becoming a necessary element of a project rather than an optional extra. Large firms like Sisk have been very vocal about their Lean …

RMD KWIKFORM – SAFETY FIRST

IAN FRYER AT RMD KWIKFORM EXPLAINS HOW THE LATEST SAFETY SCREEN SOLUTIONS HAVE OVERCOME SOME OF THE OBSTACLES AND CHALLENGES FACED BY TRADITIONAL EDGE PROTECTION PRODUCTS Increasing urbanisation has led to a growth in the construction of high-rise and other tall buildings around the world. While the skylines …