LAOIS PRIMARY SCHOOL STUDENTS AWARDED TOP ENGINEERING HONOUR

Students from Arles National School, Co. Laois have been awarded the STEPS Young Engineers Award for their ‘Let’s All Play Together’ project entry which sought to develop an inclusive playground where all children could play together. The ‘Brilliant Builders’ team, made up of Àine, Aoife, Katie, Rìan and …

AG PLEDGES TO HELP THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY BOUNCE-BACK

Hard landscaping and building products manufacturer, AG has promised to play its part in helping get the construction industry back to work. The family owned business which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year has said it currently has healthy levels of its facing brick, walling and paving products …

GOVERNMENTAL FAILURES IN INFRASTRUCTURAL INVESTMENT

IT’S WIDELY ACCEPTED THAT AN INVESTMENT IN INFRASTRUCTURE IS AN INVESTMENT IN OUR COUNTRY’S FUTURE. SO WHY HAS THE GOVERNMENT NOT MADE IT A PRIORITY? COLM MCGRATH AT SURETY BONDS INVESTIGATES Irish economists broadly agree that a slowdown in the Irish economy is inevitable, but the big question …

NEW TETRASHOR SYSTEM FROM RMD KWIKFORM

RMD Kwikform, a global leader in formwork, falsework and ground shoring solutions, has launched Tetrashor, a lightweight modular propping system that can deliver a loading capacity of up to 400 kN. The system has been designed for the building refurbishment and civil engineering markets, finding applications in dead …