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National Construction Summit –18th April 2024 – Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin

    National Construction Summit –18th April 2024 – Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin

The 2024 National Construction Summit is being held on Thursday, April 18th at the Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown in Dublin. Incorporating a comprehensive conference programme, including a wide array of

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Net Zero Exchange visit to Malaysia and Singapore to showcase Northern Ireland as a key player in the Green Economy

    Net Zero Exchange visit to Malaysia and Singapore to showcase Northern Ireland as a key player in the Green Economy

This week a Northern Ireland Net Zero Exchange mission, led by Invest Northern Ireland, is visiting Malaysia and Singapore to highlight the expertise and technological advancements that have made Northern

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ESB and Bord na Móna officially launch Ireland’s largest onshore Wind Farm at Oweninny as part of €320 million investment

    ESB and Bord na Móna officially launch Ireland’s largest onshore Wind Farm at Oweninny as part of €320 million investment

Two of Ireland’s leading energy providers, ESB and Bord na Móna have officially launched Oweninny Wind Farm in North Mayo. Combining both phases of the Oweninny Wind Farm project, the

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€215 million Dunkettle Interchange upgrade officially opens

    €215 million Dunkettle Interchange upgrade officially opens

The Dunkettle Interchange Upgrade Scheme has officially opened, marking a significant milestone in enhancing transportation infrastructure and connectivity in Cork. The €215 million project promises to alleviate congestion, improve safety,

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Pentagon Technologies announces state-of-the-art precision parts cleaning facility for Dundalk

    Pentagon Technologies announces state-of-the-art precision parts cleaning facility for Dundalk

Pentagon Technologies Group, a subsidiary of Kurita Water Industries, has announced the establishment of a precision parts cleaning facility in Dundalk. The new facility is expected to create approximately 100

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KTF Housing embraces sustainable future with supporting grant from Enterprise Ireland

    KTF Housing embraces sustainable future with supporting grant from Enterprise Ireland

In a significant boost to sustainable building practices, KTF Housing – a leader in Irish timber frame home manufacturing – has recently secured a supporting grant from Enterprise Ireland. Established

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Engineering and construction dominate top 20 hardest to fill jobs

    Engineering and construction dominate top 20 hardest to fill jobs

Jobs for online moderators, ad reviewers, tax consultants, assorted engineers and construction specialists are among the top 20 hardest to fill in Ireland, according to new data from Indeed. The

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First installed turbine at Yellow River Wind Farm marks major milestone

    First installed turbine at Yellow River Wind Farm marks major milestone

Yellow River Wind Farm, which is currently under construction in Rhode, County Offaly, has reached a key milestone following the successful installation of the project’s first turbine. Wind turbine supplier Nordex

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Dexcom officially breaks ground on Athenry site

    Dexcom officially breaks ground on Athenry site

DexCom, a global leader in real-time continuous glucose monitoring (rtCGM) for people with diabetes, has officially broken ground on its new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, located in Athenry, County Galway. This

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Senior management changes at Mannock

    Senior management changes at Mannock

Mannok, the building products and packaging manufacturer, has announced the appointment of Dara O’Reilly (pictured centre) as its next CEO. He will succeed Liam McCaffrey (pictured right) who is set

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MMC Ireland to lead the MMC Stage at the National Construction Summit 2024

    MMC Ireland to lead the MMC Stage at the National Construction Summit 2024

MMC Ireland, an industry organisation comprising over 60 member companies committed to promoting offsite and other modern methods of construction (MMC), has announced its involvement in the National Construction Summit

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C&D Foods to invest €48 million in Longford facility

    C&D Foods to invest €48 million in Longford facility

The petfood division of ABP Food Group, C&D Foods, has announced an investment of €48 million for its flagship facility at Edgeworthstown, County Longford. The investment, which includes the creation

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Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence in Dundalk to double capacity in 3D Concrete Printing and Cybersecurity Training to combat skills shortages

    Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence in Dundalk to double capacity in 3D Concrete Printing and Cybersecurity Training to combat skills shortages

To combat the shortage of skilled personnel in modern methods of construction and cybersecurity to meet the evolving industry demand, LMETB’s Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence in Dundalk (AMTCE)

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Ireland forecast to record strongest construction growth amongst 19 European countries as output declines across the Continent – Euroconstruct

    Ireland forecast to record strongest construction growth amongst 19 European countries as output declines across the Continent – Euroconstruct

Construction output in Ireland is forecast to grow at the strongest rate among 19 European countries, expanding by 3.2% this year and 4.4% in 2024. This comes at a time

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Sisk supply chain moving sustainability dial in construction

    Sisk supply chain moving sustainability dial in construction

Ahead of its annual Supply Chain Awards, Sisk carried out research with its suppliers, sub-contractors and manufacturers that indicates an upward trend in sustainability awareness and engagement in the construction

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CRH agrees $2.1 billion US acquisition and $1.1 billion European divestment

    CRH agrees $2.1 billion US acquisition and $1.1 billion European divestment

CRH plc, the leading provider of building materials solutions, has reached an agreement to acquire an attractive portfolio of cement and ready-mixed concrete assets in Texas, USA from Martin Marietta

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Dublin Port’s new €127 million freight terminal launched

    Dublin Port’s new €127 million freight terminal launched

Dublin Port Company (DPC) has announced the opening of T4, a newly redeveloped RoRo freight terminal in the Port costing €127 million. Self-financed by DPC and delivered on time, and on

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Almac Group releases details of £80 million expansion in Northern Ireland

    Almac Group releases details of £80 million expansion in Northern Ireland

The Almac Group, which provides a range of contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing services globally, has announced details of an £80 million investment programme to build new extensive manufacturing, production

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Official commencement of major €166 million project for Rosslare Europort

    Official commencement of major €166 million project for Rosslare Europort

A sod-turning event has taken place to mark the commencement of works for Rosslare Europort Terminal 7 and enabling works. These upgrade works are necessary to provide permanent Brexit infrastructure

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£41 million to enhance UK research and innovation clusters

    £41 million to enhance UK research and innovation clusters

From net zero buildings to agri-tech and semiconductors to photonics, 10 new projects will boost UK economic growth and address regional needs. The projects will combine some of the country’s

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Expanded Port of Aberdeen’s multi-billion pound economic and jobs boost

    Expanded Port of Aberdeen’s multi-billion pound economic and jobs boost

Port of Aberdeen’s transformational £420 million expansion project has been officially opened, catalysing a multi-billion pound economic and jobs boost for Scotland. Already an economic powerhouse for the region, independent

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Henry Brothers awarded £30 million contract for new Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre in Northern Ireland

    Henry Brothers awarded £30 million contract for new Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre in Northern Ireland

A contractor has been appointed for the Queen’s University-led Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC), a £100 million Belfast Region City Deal project, with almost £80 million coming from the UK

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Researchers transform landfilled wind turbine blades into footbridges

    Researchers transform landfilled wind turbine blades into footbridges

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are transforming wind turbine blades, which are set to be landfilled or incinerated, into footbridges that can hold the weight of a 30-tonne digger. Over

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Scottish environmental tech firm Recycl8 secures low carbon manufacturing grant

    Scottish environmental tech firm Recycl8 secures low carbon manufacturing grant

Recycl8, a leading environmental services company, has been awarded a six-figure Low Carbon Manufacturing Challenge Fund (LCMCF) grant by Scottish

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Ireland to harness the power of green procurement with the CO2 Performance Ladder

    Ireland to harness the power of green procurement with the CO2 Performance Ladder

The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) have launched a pilot of the highly successful CO2 Performance Ladder in Ireland. The first

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Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

    Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

The annual Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which is being held at the SEC Glasgow on 25th

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Shufflebottom to supply major Welsh development project at Pentre Awel

    Shufflebottom to supply major Welsh development project at Pentre Awel

Based at Cross Hands in Wales, Shufflebottom Ltd, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of structural steel and steel-framed buildings

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Further expansion by Kingspan Group with €251 million acquisition

    Further expansion by Kingspan Group with €251 million acquisition

Kingspan Group plc, the global leader in high performance insulation and building envelope solutions, has entered into an agreement with

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Northern Ireland manufacturing sector sees rising output and orders in June

    Northern Ireland manufacturing sector sees rising output and orders in June

Northern Ireland companies raised activity again in June, despite a first reduction in new orders since January. Employment also continued

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£130 million investment into Europe’s most efficient cold store facility

    £130 million investment into Europe’s most efficient cold store facility

Magnavale, one of the UK’s leading cold storage providers, has announced that they have made a £130 million investment into

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AMIC to partner with Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

    AMIC to partner with Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

The Queen’s University-led Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC), which represents investment of £100 million under the Belfast Region City Deal,

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Europe’s largest 3D modular homes facility to be built in the UK

    Europe’s largest 3D modular homes facility to be built in the UK

TopHat, the leading modular housebuilder, has announced its intention to deliver Europe’s largest modular homes facility. Capable of delivering one

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New UKRI funding aims to enhance UK sustainable biomanufacturing

    New UKRI funding aims to enhance UK sustainable biomanufacturing

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) partners have announced new feasibility awards to develop and improve sustainable biomanufacturing in the UK.

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Abbott turns sod on new Irish manufacturing site

    Abbott turns sod on new Irish manufacturing site

Abbott, a global leader in healthcare, has commenced the construction of its new manufacturing facility in Kilkenny, which will be

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New timber frame facility for Taylor Wimpey

    New timber frame facility for Taylor Wimpey

Taylor Wimpey, one of the UK’s largest residential developers, plans to expand its timber frame activities to develop a new,

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Irish building manufacturers group Octabuild announces new chairperson

    Irish building manufacturers group Octabuild announces new chairperson

Declan Conlon (pictured), Sales Manager at Wavin Ireland, has been elected chair of the building manufacturers group, Octabuild, for 2023-2024.

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Eli Lilly to increase investment to nearly $1 billion in new biologics manufacturing facility in Ireland

    Eli Lilly to increase investment to nearly $1 billion in new biologics manufacturing facility in Ireland

Eli Lilly has announced that it is to increase investment to nearly $1 billion at its new biologics drug substance

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Industry Training Services opens for business in Dublin

    Industry Training Services opens for business in Dublin

Industry Training Services (ITS), Northern Ireland’s number one provider of health and safety training solutions to the construction, civil engineering,

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Work starts on New Advancing Innovation in Manufacturing Centre in Sligo

    Work starts on New Advancing Innovation in Manufacturing Centre in Sligo

The sod has been turned on the site of the new Advancing Innovation in Manufacturing (AIM) Centre in Sligo. The

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National Construction Summit – 21st March 2023 – Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin

    National Construction Summit – 21st March 2023 – Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin

The 2023 National Construction Summit is being held on Tuesday, March 21st at the Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown in Dublin.

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New £30 million supercomputer centre at Daresbury Laboratory

    New £30 million supercomputer centre at Daresbury Laboratory

A ground breaking ceremony has been held in celebration of a new £30 million supercomputer centre that is under construction

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EY report highlights critical role of innovation to ensure a productive and sustainable construction sector in Ireland

    EY report highlights critical role of innovation to ensure a productive and sustainable construction sector in Ireland

A report by EY highlights that the construction industry in Ireland is at a critical juncture. The report, entitled, A

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Limerick engineering firm OMC Technologies announces a €4 million investment

    Limerick engineering firm OMC Technologies announces a €4 million investment

Limerick engineering firm OMC Technologies has announced a €4 million investment, as well as the recruitment of 40 new personnel

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Scottish Engineering to Sponsor the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

    Scottish Engineering to Sponsor the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

Scottish Engineering, the industry membership and representative body for manufacturing and engineering in Scotland, has been announced as the Headline

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Scottish company creating UK first 100% renewables powered timber kit factory

    Scottish company creating UK first 100% renewables powered timber kit factory

Industry has been transformed time and again by great Scottish innovation, fuelled by limitless imagination and exceptional creativity. It is

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CRH establishes new $250 million Venture Capital Unit

    CRH establishes new $250 million Venture Capital Unit

CRH plc, the global leader in building materials solutions, has established CRH Ventures, its venture capital unit, which will support

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Irish Government launches Construct Innovate

    Irish Government launches Construct Innovate

Construct Innovate, a new Enterprise Ireland Technology Centre hosted at University of Galway, has been officially launched. The Centre has

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Clegg Food Projects appointed to deliver UK’s largest fresh pasta facility

    Clegg Food Projects appointed to deliver UK’s largest fresh pasta facility

Construction company Clegg Food Projects has been appointed as principal contractor to deliver the UK’s largest fresh pasta manufacturing facility for

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Welsh fabricator wins trio of school projects across the UK

    Welsh fabricator wins trio of school projects across the UK

Cardiff-based fabricator Dudley’s Aluminium has secured three projects in the education sector across the UK. The first build will be

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Irish timber frame construction firm to expand lean and digital capabilities

    Irish timber frame construction firm to expand lean and digital capabilities

Monaghan-based IJM Timber Engineering has secured funding under Enterprise Ireland’s ‘Built to Innovate’ initiative, a programme aimed at achieving faster,

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Hanson secures funding to investigate hydrogen as a fuel at asphalt sites

    Hanson secures funding to investigate hydrogen as a fuel at asphalt sites

Hanson UK, a leading supplier of heavy building materials to the construction industry, has secured funding to investigate the feasibility

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GE Healthcare Opens New $30 Million Manufacturing Line in Cork

    GE Healthcare Opens New $30 Million Manufacturing Line in Cork

GE Healthcare has officially opened a new €30.5 million ($30 million) manufacturing line at its Carrigtohill facility in County Cork.

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Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Ireland to invest €100 million in high-tech production lines to support operations

    Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Ireland to invest €100 million in high-tech production lines to support operations

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Ireland UC, a global leader in eye health and part of Johnson & Johnson MedTech,

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Kirby announces latest Senior Management Appointments

    Kirby announces latest Senior Management Appointments

Leading Irish Mechanical and Electrical engineering company Kirby Group Engineering has announced seven additions to its senior management team. The

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NIBRT starts construction of new Advanced Therapeutics facility at its Dublin site

    NIBRT starts construction of new Advanced Therapeutics facility at its Dublin site

The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) has commenced construction work on an ambitious expansion of its existing

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UK builders merchants index reports record-breaking revenue due to inflation

    UK builders merchants index reports record-breaking revenue due to inflation

Builders merchants recorded the highest revenue since their building index began in 2014 for the second quarter of this year despite

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First power at Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm

    First power at Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm

SSE Renewables and its partner TotalEnergies has announced first power generation from the Seagreen offshore wind farm, 27 km off

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Clancy Construction plans to accelerate Irish housing delivery using off-site construction methods

    Clancy Construction plans to accelerate Irish housing delivery using off-site construction methods

Tipperary firm Clancy Construction is the first firm to secure approval under Enterprise Ireland’s ‘Built to Innovate’ initiative.  The initiative

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