ATKINS-DESIGNED DRIVERS TEST CENTRE OPENS IN DUNDALK

The Dundalk Driver Test Centre (DDTC) has been officially opened by the Road Safety Authority (RSA). Atkins was appointed by the Office of Public Works on behalf of the RSA to provide civil and structural design services for a driver test centre in Dundalk Co. Louth. This new …

PROPERTY MARKET 2020 SHOULD REMAIN STABLE

Property Management – JLL Ireland’s annual property outlook briefing took place in Dublin recently. The property advisors delivered snapshot updates on office, retail, industrial, residential, hotel and investment markets and also included a focused presentation on sustainability. They also welcomed guest speaker, Michael Guerin from Smart Dublin who …

‘HOUSES ARE TOO BIG FOR MODERN LIVING’

A UCC economist has said Cork needs to build 5,000 apartments per year to combat housing shortages. According to an article on echolive.ie, Dr Frank Crowley of the Spatial and Regional Economic Research Centre at UCC’s Cork University Business School believes Ireland needs to re-think the way it …

THE ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

Ireland’s Supply Of Aggregates Is Progressively Diminishing. A new report by The Irish Concrete Federation outlines the steps the Government needs to take in order to meet targets set out in Project Ireland 2040 The Irish Concrete Federation’s new publication, entitled “Essential Aggregates: Providing for Ireland’s needs to …

RMD KWIKFORM – DIG A LITTLE DEEPER…

RMD KWIKFORM – DIG A LITTLE DEEPER… Basement construction remains an important element of mid to high-rise construction, with an increasing trend for basements to go deeper. Research by RMD Kwikform has shown that contractors in Europe are facing a shift towards deeper basements – more than any …

GROUNDFORCE INVEST IN NEW PREMISES IN CO. LAOIS

Award winning construction equipment rental specialist Groundforce have relocated to a new, larger premises in Co. Laois to facilitate further growth and expansion of their range of equipment. The new three-acre site in the Bay Road Business Park in Mountmellick, which opened at the beginning of June, is …