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Port of Cork Company celebrates significant milestone as €86 million Cork Container Terminal (CCT) becomes operational in Ringaskiddy

    Port of Cork Company celebrates significant milestone as €86 million Cork Container Terminal (CCT) becomes operational in Ringaskiddy

The Port of Cork Company (PoCC) is celebrating the long-awaited launch of operations in its new Cork Container Terminal (CCT) in Ringaskiddy. This is a hugely important milestone for the

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Potential for up to 2,000 jobs in South-East Ireland under Rosslare Europort Offshore Wind Hub Plan

    Potential for up to 2,000 jobs in South-East Ireland under Rosslare Europort Offshore Wind Hub Plan

Rosslare Europort management has announced plans to establish the port, its hinterland and the south-east region as Ireland’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub, with the potential to create 2,000 jobs.

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Framespace to hire 150 more staff to accelerate Irish offsite housing supply

    Framespace to hire 150 more staff to accelerate Irish offsite housing supply

Framespace Solutions, Ireland’s fastest growing offsite housing supplier, has announced plans to hire 150 more staff as it officially opened a new manufacturing facility in Longford. The company, which already

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Growth in Irish construction activity slows at end of first quarter

    Growth in Irish construction activity slows at end of first quarter

There were signs of a growth slowdown in the Irish construction sector at the end of the first quarter of the year, often reflecting the impact of soaring prices on

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Janssen to Invest €150 Million in Cork to Expand Biopharmaceutical Supply Chain Footprint

    Janssen to Invest €150 Million in Cork to Expand Biopharmaceutical Supply Chain Footprint

Janssen Sciences Ireland[i], part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, has announced an expansion of its biopharmaceutical supply chain facility in Ringaskiddy, County Cork. The €150 million investment

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Work commences on £80 million industrial and advanced manufacturing development in Sunderland

    Work commences on £80 million industrial and advanced manufacturing development in Sunderland

Construction of the first phase of a £80 million industrial development is underway in Sunderland. Legal & General-backed Hillthorn Business Park in Washington is on-track with GMI Construction Group poised

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Irish residential construction activity in 2021 exceeded pre-pandemic levels

    Irish residential construction activity in 2021 exceeded pre-pandemic levels

The number of residential commencement notices lodged in Ireland in 2021 was above pre-pandemic levels, according to a report from Deloitte. Deloitte Ireland’s latest Real Estate Planning & Development Statistics

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Launch of working group to help shape the future of UK airspace

    Launch of working group to help shape the future of UK airspace

The future flight challenge has launched a new industry working group, focusing on the emerging generation of vehicle types and the challenges of integrating these vehicles into UK airspace. The

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Launch of €180 Million Plans to Boost Regional Development in Ireland

    Launch of €180 Million Plans to Boost Regional Development in Ireland

The Government has launched its €180 million Plans to boost regional development. The Plans, which set out actions to 2024 will each contain agreed ‘Strategic Objectives’ for enterprise development, accompanied

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British Government loans to help SMEs build more homes

    British Government loans to help SMEs build more homes

A £1.5 billion home building fund offering loans to SMEs to help them deliver 42,000 new houses across the country has received a lukewarm response from the construction industry. The National

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Irish construction activity continues to rise, but at softest pace in eight months

    Irish construction activity continues to rise, but at softest pace in eight months

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – dropped to 53.7 in December, down from 56.3 in November.

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Research and Development for the Manufacturing Industry Explained

Manufacturing firms could claim tens of thousands back in tax relief The HMRC Research and Development Tax Scheme was created to encourage business innovation and stimulate the economy, through supporting

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Architects O’Donnell + Tuomey awarded the RIAI Gold Medal for Architecture for the Lyric Theatre, Belfast

    Architects O’Donnell + Tuomey awarded the RIAI Gold Medal for Architecture for the Lyric Theatre, Belfast

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has awarded the RIAI Gold Medal (2010-2012) to O’Donnell + Tuomey, for the Lyric Theatre in Belfast. The medal was presented

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Forum to advance greener, healthier homes in Ireland

    Forum to advance greener, healthier homes in Ireland

Healthy Homes Ireland, a new forum established to influence public policy, has hosted its inaugural virtual meeting, to advance a greener and healthier living environment in Ireland’s homes. Founded with

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Irish Government Invests €70 Million to Help Food Producers Develop and Diversify Post Brexit

    Irish Government Invests €70 Million to Help Food Producers Develop and Diversify Post Brexit

The Irish Government has announced that 22 projects in the meat and dairy sectors across the country will receive funding to enable them to develop and diversify, following Britain’s exit from

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New European fund to scale up timber construction

    New European fund to scale up timber construction

A network of pioneering developers, designers, investors and insurers have launched a multi-million euro fund to scale up timber construction. Engineers Arup, modular housebuilder BoKlok, Lendlease and sustainable architects Bennetts Associates

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McAleer & Rushe to build a £37.5 million Liverpool Hotel

    McAleer & Rushe to build a £37.5 million Liverpool Hotel

Leading UK design and build construction company McAleer & Rushe has been appointed as the contractor in a major £37.5 million hotel project in Liverpool city centre to be delivered

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Dublin Port Company to open €48 million Dublin Inland Port

    Dublin Port Company to open €48 million Dublin Inland Port

Dublin Port Company (DPC) has announced that Dublin Inland Port will open in early November 2021, with Dublin Ferryport Terminals (DFT) confirmed as the first company licensed to begin operating

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Irish Construction – New orders continue to rise sharply, despite rate of growth softening

    Irish Construction – New orders continue to rise sharply, despite rate of growth softening

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted 56.3 in September. Although dipping from 57.5 in August and

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Two thirds of companies in Ireland are not confident they could reach carbon neutrality by 2030

    Two thirds of companies in Ireland are not confident they could reach carbon neutrality by 2030

New data from the inaugural EY Ireland State of Sustainability report reveals that although 41% of businesses believe the pandemic has spurred them to improve their sustainability efforts, two thirds (66%) are doubtful they could reach

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New report outlines role of offsite construction in addressing the housing crisis

    New report outlines role of offsite construction in addressing the housing crisis

Property Industry Ireland (PII), the Ibec group for businesses working in the property sector, has launched ‘Innovation Increasing Supply’, a new report on how offsite construction can help support the

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Bord na Móna to develop Ireland’s first business park co-located with large scale renewable energy

    Bord na Móna to develop Ireland’s first business park co-located with large scale renewable energy

The Midland’s Region is set to receive an economic boost following the announcement that  Bord na Móna is to develop Ireland’s first dedicated renewable energy business park on 3,000 hectares

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Irish Construction industry advised to be aware of over-ambitious targets in government capital spending programme

    Irish Construction industry advised to be aware of over-ambitious  targets in government capital spending programme

It would be prudent for the Irish construction industry to discount over-ambitious targets in the next version of the National Development Plan (NDP) as they could be sacrificed from 2023

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PM Group Delivers Strong Operational and Financial Performance and Announces Creation of 400 New Jobs

    PM Group Delivers Strong Operational and Financial Performance and Announces Creation of 400 New Jobs

PM Group, the Irish headquartered international project delivery company, achieved operating profits of €34.8 million in 2020, an increase of

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Irish construction firms see further sharp rises in activity and new orders

    Irish construction firms see further sharp rises in activity and new orders

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – dipped

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Made Smarter to boost the North West’s £10 billion chemical industry

    Made Smarter to boost the North West’s £10 billion chemical industry

The £10 billion chemical industry in the North West of England is set to grow further thanks to the support

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Work begins on one of Ireland’s most sustainable large buildings

    Work begins on one of Ireland’s most sustainable large buildings

Work has commenced on the E3 Learning Foundry, a state-of-the-art building situated at the eastern end of the Trinity College

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New modular factory to produce 5000 homes a year

    New modular factory to produce 5000 homes a year

A new steel frame modular housebuilder opened its first factory recently intending to build 5000 new homes a year within

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Builders come together to create a future homes delivery hub

    Builders come together to create a future homes delivery hub

High-quality zero carbon ready homes using sustainable building methods are among the goals of an industry-wide delivery plan for the next 30

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Irish construction Activity rises sharply again, but cost inflation hits fresh record high

    Irish construction Activity rises sharply again, but cost inflation hits fresh record high

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction

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Irish Construction activity continues to ramp up

    Irish Construction activity continues to ramp up

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – remained

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Smart building budget shortfalls put sustainability at risk in the UK

    Smart building budget shortfalls put sustainability at risk in the UK

Building decision-makers list budget constraints and buy-in from senior leadership as the two biggest barriers to their adoption of smart

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Carbon Group: A local company with a global presence

    Carbon Group: A local company with a global presence

Carbon Group is an Irish SME with a remarkable track record of successful supply into all of Ireland’s key Life

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New campaign aims to bring 40 additional FDI companies to Galway and the West over the next 5 years

    New campaign aims to bring 40 additional FDI companies to Galway and the West over the next 5 years

A new campaign aimed at attracting additional companies and investment to Galway and the west region has been launched. Why Galway is

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Irish builders concerned at impact of increased cost of building materials on affordability of homes

    Irish builders concerned at impact of increased cost of building materials on affordability of homes

A survey carried out by the Irish Home Builders Association (IHBA) of its membership has found that increased timber prices

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Premier Inn presses on in Dublin with three pipeline hotels under construction

    Premier Inn presses on in Dublin with three pipeline hotels under construction

Whitbread, the owner of Premier Inn, the UK’s largest hotel business, is pressing on with its expansion plans in Dublin city

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Developing public land set to get easier for SMEs in England

    Developing public land set to get easier for SMEs in England

Smaller housebuilders are to be given a better chance of bidding to develop public land following a major overhaul of

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Ireland’s first dedicated Quantum Computer Engineering Centre launched

    Ireland’s first dedicated Quantum Computer Engineering Centre launched

The Government has launched Ireland’s first dedicated Quantum Computer Engineering Centre (QCEC) at Tyndall National Institute, the national institute for

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Irish Construction could fall short of meeting demands even when it fully opens

    Irish Construction could fall short of meeting demands even when it fully opens

As lockdown ends, and building is finally allowed to recommence, Irish construction may not be ready to meet the pent

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SME builders give thumbs up to £150 million to kickstart ‘made to order’ homes

    SME builders give thumbs up to £150 million to kickstart ‘made to order’ homes

Smaller builders could benefit from a £150 million ‘help to build’ fund to make it easier for people to commission

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RIAI launches Sustainable Design Pathways Guide to prioritise sustainability in the built environment

    RIAI launches Sustainable Design Pathways Guide to prioritise sustainability in the built environment

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has published a guide for architects to integrate sustainability in their projects and

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TSI INTRODUCES NEW AEROTRAK+ REMOTE ACTIVE AIR SAMPLER

    TSI INTRODUCES NEW AEROTRAK+ REMOTE ACTIVE AIR SAMPLER

TSI introduces the new AeroTrak®+ Remote Active Air Sampler to confidently and reliably monitor aseptic pharmaceutical manufacturing environments. When integrated with TSI Facility

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The Future of Crypto Investment in Europe

    The Future of Crypto Investment in Europe

In the first few months of 2021, prominent cryptocurrencies have experienced explosive upward growth. Business Insider remarked in March that

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COVID-19 lockdown leads to further decline in Irish construction activity, but confidence reaches two-and-a-half year high

    COVID-19 lockdown leads to further decline in Irish construction activity, but confidence reaches two-and-a-half year high

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted 30.9

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Cherwell Announce Additions to ImpactAir Range of Microbial Air Monitors

    Cherwell Announce Additions to ImpactAir Range of Microbial Air Monitors

Offering a flexible solution to best fit customer needs and applications while effectively achieving GMP Annex 1 compliance   Cherwell

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Dublin Belfast Economic Corridor launched

    Dublin Belfast Economic Corridor launched

Fingal County Council is one of eight local authorities from either side of the border which came together recently to

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Seven-point Checklist to Warehouse Systems-design

    Seven-point Checklist to Warehouse Systems-design

  Low-CapEx technology is leading SME’s to look at flexible and scalable, warehouse automation as a means to overcoming capacity

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Enterprise Ireland announces new CEO

    Enterprise Ireland announces new CEO

The Board of Enterprise Ireland, the state agency responsible for the development of Irish enterprise, has announced the appointment of

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Aseptic Fill/Finish – A Market Shift Toward Small Scale Batch Processing

    Aseptic Fill/Finish – A Market Shift Toward Small Scale Batch Processing

Compared with a decade ago, the role of biopharmaceutical manufacturing has evolved considerably.   Where the early 2000’s to 2010

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Intel to expand Irish manufacturing operations

    Intel to expand Irish manufacturing operations

Intel has unveiled plans to enter a new era of innovation and technology growth with the acceleration of investment in

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Derry Strabane City Deal to transform the region

    Derry Strabane City Deal to transform the region

The key partners responsible for the delivery of the Derry~Londonderry Strabane City Deal, marking the single largest ever Government investment

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Oxford-Cambridge arc to be UK’s answer to the Silicon Valley

    Oxford-Cambridge arc to be UK’s answer to the Silicon Valley

A spatial framework mapping out the route for the Oxford-Cambridge arc to expand dramatically with more than one million new

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New Schneider Electric Director of Operations, Services and Projects in Ireland

    New Schneider Electric Director of Operations, Services and Projects in Ireland

SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC has announced the appointment of Rhonda Doyle as Director of Operations, Services and Projects in Ireland. Doyle is

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Endress+Hauser Partners with Breweries

    Endress+Hauser Partners with Breweries

Beer is brewed using naturally grown products that vary from year to year and from harvest to harvest. The brewer

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MSD expansion to create 240 jobs at Meath site

    MSD expansion to create 240 jobs at Meath site

Pharmaceutical giant MSD is building a new manufacturing facility at its recently acquired facility in Dunboyne, Co. Meath, creating an

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Watson-Marlow announces new facility in Cork in further Covid-19 boost to region’s biopharma industry

    Watson-Marlow announces new facility in Cork in further Covid-19 boost to region’s biopharma industry

Fluid-tech developer Watson-Marlow Limited has announced plans for a new state-of-the-art cleanroom facility in Cork in another boost for the

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Rockwell Automation Unveils New Capabilities in FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, Powered by PTC, to Accelerate Digital Transformation

    Rockwell Automation Unveils New Capabilities in FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, Powered by PTC, to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced a set of new capabilities for FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, powered by PTC to simplify, scale and accelerate

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Atlas Copco: dry, energy-saving Scroll vacuum pump for food, pharmaceutical and laboratory applications

    Atlas Copco: dry, energy-saving Scroll vacuum pump for food, pharmaceutical and laboratory applications

TÜV Rheinland certifies that the vacuum pump is completely free of oil of the best “Class 0” With the new

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