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GROWTH IN CONSTRUCTION CONTINUES IN OCTOBER, BUT PACE OF EXPANSION SLOWS

Construction activity in Ireland rose moderately during October, with the pace of expansion the slowest since March 2015. Growth of new business also eased, but the rate of job creation quickened to a three-month high. Meanwhile, input costs rose at the slowest pace since September 2017. At 52.9 …

AN INCREASE OF NEW DWELLING COMPLETIONS

In the third quarter of 2018, there were 4,673 new dwelling completions, compared with 3,786 completions in the same period last year, an increase of 23.4%. This brings the total number of new dwellings completed in 2018 to 12,582, an increase of 27.7% to 2017 where 9,856 dwellings …

FLYNN ANNOUNCE 50 NEW JOBS AND A PUSH INTO NEW OVERSEAS MARKETS

Flynn  one of Ireland’s leading contractors and fit out specialists, announced that it is adding 50 new jobs to its current workforce over the next 2 years. This will bring its headcount to a total of over 200 by 2021. These jobs will be based across its Irish …

KCC LAUNCH THEIR 360 SERVICE

KCC’s latest innovation will take months of preparation and groundwork off your desk. KCC Architectural, a leading supplier of architectural products and services to the Construction Industry has always prided itself on the level of service it provides to its clients. Managing Director, Chris Kilpatrick, said “Our clients …

USING KYOWA FILTER UNIT ROCKBAGS

Ridgeway’s Filter Unit Rockbags have been successfully used by a team from the Environment Agency, VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins (VBA) for the Croston FAS Scheme. They provided a £9.4 million integrated flood risk management scheme working together with Chorley Council, Lancashire County Council and United Utilities. In …

€2.28BN OF INCOME-PRODUCING PROPERTIES CHANGE HANDS IN 2017

A booming economy, rising rents and continued low interest rates drove spending on income-producing property in Ireland to €2.28bn in 2017. While the supply of investment product is tightening, Dr. John McCartney, Director of Research at Savills, says that there are still plentiful opportunities for investors to deploy …

FAST FORWARD

“The output of the Irish construction industry in 2017 amounted to approximately €17.5 billion, which represents an increase of 17% over the 2016 level and follows on from a similar increase the previous year,” says Derry Scully. “We expect a similarly significant increase of 15% during 2018, which …

THE HOME OF BEST VALUE GABIONS

Ridgeway supply the largest range of weldmesh gabion systems in Ireland, which can be used to provide economical and effective solutions to prevent or correct erosion. Installation can be temporary or permanent. Our gabions can also be used to create walls and retaining structures where a rustic, natural …