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WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION SURVEY REVEALS POSITIVE CHANGE

There has been a significant, positive change in attitudes across the construction industry towards female workers in recent times. Over 84% of women working in the construction industry feel they have been supported by their male colleagues in their career progression to date, with the majority (73%) reporting …

PLANS ANNOUNCED TO EXPAND CLONEE DATA CENTRE

Facebook has announced its data centre in Clonee, Co. Meath, is to expand. The social media giant will invest hundreds of millions of euro in the expansion which will create new jobs in construction and operations. Two new buildings are to be added which will bring the size …

€530M INVESTMENT IN IRISH PROJECTS

US property giant Kennedy Wilson will spend more than $600m (€530m) between now and 2022 for its share of key office and residential projects being completed in Ireland by the group and its partners. The tally includes land acquisition costs. The company’s latest annual report also shows that …

PLANS TO REZONE INDUSTRIAL LAND IN DUBLIN UNVEILED

The rezoning of the land could provide for up to 20,000 homes in four new ‘towns’ in the city area have been unveiled to city councillors. A monthly meeting was told that up to 270 hectares has been identified on four key growth sites within the M50 presently …

SDCC EXCEEDS HOUSING TARGETS

Over 1,787 additional households were supported by South Dublin County Council though social housing solutions in 2018, representing 115% of the Council’s Rebuilding Ireland target set for the year, according to figures released by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government show Under the Government’s Rebuilding Ireland …