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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 St Ederyn’s School in Cardiff. The new home for St

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Construction set to commence on the reopening of the Limerick to Foynes Rail Line for Freight Services

    Construction set to commence on the reopening of the Limerick to Foynes Rail Line for Freight Services

Construction is set to commence in the coming weeks on the first phase of works to reopen the Foynes to Limerick Rail line, a project which is funded by the

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Port of Cork Company officially launches €89 million Cork Container Terminal

    Port of Cork Company officially launches €89 million Cork Container Terminal

Following years of significant planning, investment and development, the Port of Cork Company (PoCC) has officially launched its new state-of-the-art Cork Container Terminal (CCT) in Ringaskiddy. The launch of CCT

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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 facility in Dublin, Ireland. This expansion will increase NIBRT’s capacity

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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 the coast of Angus in Scotland. The first Vestas turbine

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Rhenus Ireland announces new Galway facility

    Rhenus Ireland announces new Galway facility

Rhenus Ireland has announced plans to build a brand-new site at the Rhenus Parkmore facility in Galway, western Ireland. Once completed, the new facility will double Parkmore’s existing capacity to

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UK projects aim to reduce waste and improve energy efficiency

    UK projects aim to reduce waste and improve energy efficiency

Eight innovative new projects aim to transform the sustainability of the UK’s foundation industry companies and supply chains. The projects have secured a combined £24 million of UK Research and

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AstraZeneca to invest €65 million in biologic manufacturing, research and development in Ireland

    AstraZeneca to invest €65 million in biologic manufacturing, research and development in Ireland

Alexion, AstraZeneca’s Rare Disease group, has announced a €65 million investment in new and enhanced capabilities across its sites in College Park, Blanchardstown and Monksland Industrial Park, Athlone. The programme will

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Work starts on new €200 million continental cheese factory

    Work starts on new €200 million continental cheese factory

Representatives from Glanbia Co-op, international dairy producer Royal A-ware and the Irish Government recently took part in the turning of the sod at the site of a new continental cheese

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Plans approved for SeAH Wind’s £300 million Teesside offshore turbine base factory – the largest in the world

    Plans approved for SeAH Wind’s £300 million Teesside offshore turbine base factory – the largest in the world

The proposals for South Korean steel manufacturer, SeAH Wind’s giant £300 million, 40-metre-tall offshore turbine base factory at Teesside’s Freeport have received planning approval. The giant facility – the largest

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Planning approved for new £390 million glass manufacturing facility in Wales

    Planning approved for new £390 million glass manufacturing facility in Wales

Planning permission has been granted for a new £390 million glass bottle manufacturing facility in Ebbw Vale, which aims to bring around 600 jobs to the local area when it

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Panattoni planning £250 million Avonmouth logistics development

    Panattoni planning £250 million Avonmouth logistics development

Panattoni, the largest logistics real estate developer in Europe, is planning a £250 million speculative logistics development, which will include the UK’s largest-ever speculative logistics building, in Avonmouth, Bristol. The

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JDR Cable Systems to commence £130 million facility

    JDR Cable Systems to commence £130 million facility

JDR Cable Systems (JDR), the global subsea cable and umbilical supplier and servicer, part of the TFK Group, has reached final agreement under the UK government’s Offshore Wind Manufacturing Scheme (OWMIS) on

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Welsh fabricator secures top class projects

    Welsh fabricator secures top class projects

Leading Welsh fabricator Dudley’s Aluminium is supporting the construction of two innovative school projects. The first of the two builds is a Welsh medium primary school in Rhydyfelin, in the

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces New £75 Million Investment in UK Manufacturing

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces New £75 Million Investment in UK Manufacturing

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc and its subsidiary, GW Pharmaceuticals – a world leader in discovering, developing and delivering regulatory approved cannabis-based medicines – has announced the official initiation of construction of

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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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Construction at NMIS HQ nears completion

    Construction at NMIS HQ nears completion

Construction at the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland Group’s (NMIS) headquarters in Renfrewshire’s Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS) is nearing completion, with the interior now rapidly taking shape. Designed as

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Green light for new €140 million continental cheese facility in Ireland

    Green light for new €140 million continental cheese facility in Ireland

Glanbia Ireland, Ireland’s largest dairy processor, has welcomed the unanimous decision by the Supreme Court to uphold An Bord Pleanála’s grant of planning permission for a new €140 million cheese

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Diageo to establish £73 million Guinness microbrewery & culture hub in London

    Diageo to establish £73 million Guinness microbrewery & culture hub in London

‘Guinness at Old Brewer’s Yard’ is set to open in London’s Covent Garden in Autumn 2023, located on a historic brewing site. The development will create 150 jobs and be

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Intel Ireland installs first chipmaking tool

    Intel Ireland installs first chipmaking tool

Intel Ireland has chalked up a milestone in its $7 billion Fab 34 construction project, when a team rolled in the new plant’s first huge chipmaking tool. The machine, a

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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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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 Dublin campus in Dublin. It will deliver new teaching facilities

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Kraft Heinz plans £140 million investment in Wigan site

    Kraft Heinz plans £140 million investment in Wigan site

The Kraft Heinz Company is planning to make a £140 million investment in Kitt Green, Europe’s largest food manufacturing facility located near Wigan, in the North-West of the UK. This

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Ingredients manufacturer Treatt partners with Siemens to power digitalisation at new global headquarters

    Ingredients manufacturer Treatt partners with Siemens to power digitalisation at new global headquarters

Treatt, an ingredients manufacturer and solutions provider to the global flavour, fragrance and consumer goods markets, has partnered with Siemens

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Winners of the 2020 SEAI Energy Awards announced

    Winners of the 2020 SEAI Energy Awards announced

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced the winners of the 2020 SEAI Energy Awards during an online

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Countering The Unknown – Supply chain resilience demands flexible space strategies

    Countering The Unknown – Supply chain resilience demands flexible space strategies

In normal times, manufacturers and retailers would now be setting up the supply, warehousing and transport contracts to ensure the

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Construction Work Commences on New Dublin Railway Station

    Construction Work Commences on New Dublin Railway Station
Construction is now underway on the new Pelletstown Station in West Dublin. The newest station on the Iarnród Éireann network is
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Winners of the Irish Planning Awards 2020

    Winners of the Irish Planning Awards 2020
The Irish Planning Institute (IPI) has announced the winners of the 2020 Planning Awards. Limerick City and County Council’s ‘Living
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EDF Group Moves into Ireland by Acquiring 50% of the Codling Offshore Wind Project

    EDF Group Moves into Ireland by Acquiring 50% of the Codling Offshore Wind Project
The EDF Group, the international integrated electricity giant, has bought a 50% interest in the Codling offshore wind farm project
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Hotel Outlook 2020

    Hotel Outlook 2020
Despite headwinds in terms of a higher VAT rate and Brexit uncertainty, the Irish hotel real estate market performed solidly
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Planning Application Submitted For Waterford North Quays Development

    Planning Application Submitted For Waterford North Quays Development
Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland has submitted its application for Planning Permission to Waterford City & County Council for the
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EIB Backs €35 Million Social and Climate Investment Across Cork County

    EIB Backs €35 Million Social and Climate Investment Across Cork County
The European Investment Bank has signed a €35 million loan agreement with Cork County Council to support the Council’s Social
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€20 Million Investment By JCD Group Boosts Blarney Business Park

    €20 Million Investment By JCD Group Boosts Blarney Business Park
The new owners of Blarney Business Park, JCD Group, have committed to a €10 million investment in the strategically important
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WuXi Vaccines to Build a $240 Million Manufacturing Facility in Dundlak

    WuXi Vaccines to Build a $240 Million Manufacturing Facility in Dundlak
WuXi Vaccines, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed WuXi Biologics, is planning to build a $240 million vaccine production facility on
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Lidl Opens New €100 Million Distribution Centre

    Lidl Opens New €100 Million Distribution Centre
Lidl has opened its new €100 million Distribution Centre in Newbridge, County Kildare. The state-of-the-art facility, which represents the single
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NBI Signs Historic Contract to Deliver National Broadband Plan

    NBI Signs Historic Contract to Deliver National Broadband Plan
National Broadband Ireland (NBI) has signed a landmark Public Private Partnership with the Irish Government to deliver the National Broadband
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Winners of the National Project Awards 2019

    Winners of the National Project Awards 2019
The expansion of Ireland’s state airports has been revealed as Ireland’s most influential project over the past 50 years at
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Irish Construction Firm Creates 90 New Jobs

    Irish Construction Firm Creates 90 New Jobs
Newly-appointed managing director, James Godley, has heralded the start of a new era for Townmore when he officially launched the
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Planning Application Lodged For Major Cork City Centre Residential Development

    Planning Application Lodged For Major Cork City Centre Residential Development
JCD Group has formally lodged its planning application with An Bord Pleanála to construct a large-scale residential 'build to rent'
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Quintain Launches Irish Subsidiary to Develop More Than 9,000 Homes

    Quintain Launches Irish Subsidiary to Develop More Than 9,000 Homes
Quintain, the London-based developer, has established a subsidiary in Ireland with plans to develop more than 9,000 new homes and
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National Project Awards Shortlist Announced

    National Project Awards Shortlist Announced
The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) has revealed its shortlist of contenders for this year's National Project Awards,
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Shortlist For Ireland’s Most Influential Project

    Shortlist For Ireland’s Most Influential Project

The public is being asked to vote for Ireland’s most influential project from the past 50 years from a shortlist

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NTR and Nord/LB Close Two Further Project Financings For a Combined €45 million

    NTR and Nord/LB Close Two Further Project Financings For a Combined €45 million

NTR has successfully closed two project debt facilities back-to-back in recent weeks with Nord/LB  for a combined €45 million. The debt facilities are being used to

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Plans For Revamping Disused Buildings, a New Town Square, and a Cultural Corridor Announced

    Plans For Revamping Disused Buildings, a New Town Square, and a Cultural Corridor Announced

Re-purposing disused buildings, a revamped town square and a new cultural corridor are just three of the six projects which

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Dublin City Council Awards Energy Performance Contract to Upgrade its Sports Centres

    Dublin City Council Awards Energy Performance Contract to Upgrade its Sports Centres

Dublin City Council continues to lead by example in energy management with the awarding of a new Energy Performance Contract

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€100 Million Redevelopment of Former Home of Smithwick’s Brewery in Kilkenny Commences

    €100 Million Redevelopment of Former Home of Smithwick’s Brewery in Kilkenny Commences

Mythen Construction has broken ground on the prestigious new development at Abbey Quarter in the centre of Kilkenny. The breaking

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New Cruise Terminal Opens in Belfast Harbour

    New Cruise Terminal Opens in Belfast Harbour

Cruise Belfast – the partnership between Belfast Harbour and Visit Belfast – has opened the first dedicated cruise terminal on

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Plans Unveiled For Custom House Quay Development in Cork

    Plans Unveiled For Custom House Quay Development in Cork

Development management firm Tower Holdings Group has released details for the redevelopment and revitalisation of the historic Custom House Quay

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Completion of €233 Million Center Parcs Longford Forest Project

    Completion of €233 Million Center Parcs Longford Forest Project

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, has officially marked the completion of the landmark €233 million forest resort – Center Parcs

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Takeda Ireland Opens New Innovative Manufacturing Site in Dublin

    Takeda Ireland Opens New Innovative Manufacturing Site in Dublin

Takeda Ireland, a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd, has officially opened a new cutting-edge manufacturing facility at its site

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Lidl to Invest €1 Million in Ireland’s Largest Ever Installation of Solar Panels

    Lidl to Invest €1 Million in Ireland’s Largest Ever Installation of Solar Panels

Lidl has welcomed a grant of planning from Kildare County Council for the installation of energy-saving solar panels at its

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ESB Networks Announces Initial Roll Out Locations For Ireland’s Electricity Meter Upgrade Programme

    ESB Networks Announces Initial Roll Out Locations For Ireland’s Electricity Meter Upgrade Programme

ESB Networks has announced the initial locations in 2019 to benefit from the upgrade of Ireland’s electricity meters to modern

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EU Invests €35 Million to Improve Water Quality in Carlingford Lough and Lough Foyle

    EU Invests €35 Million to Improve Water Quality in Carlingford Lough and Lough Foyle

A major cross-border project which aims to improve water quality in Carlingford Lough and Lough Foyle through enhanced wastewater treatment

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Sisk Reports Strong Performance For 2018

    Sisk Reports Strong Performance For 2018

Sicon Limited, which is the holding company for Sisk’s construction and construction related activities in Ireland, the United Kingdom and

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Ireland’s Most Energy Efficient Residential and Commercial Building Projects Honoured at 2019 ISOVER Awards

    Ireland’s Most Energy Efficient Residential and Commercial Building Projects Honoured at 2019 ISOVER Awards

Simply Architecture, and their new build residential project – ‘The Fairways’ in Cork – has been named the winner of

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Belfast Harbour Awards Largest Ever Contract to Local Construction Company

    Belfast Harbour Awards Largest Ever Contract to Local Construction Company

At £50 million, City Quays 3, which will accommodate 1,800 people, represents Belfast Harbour’s largest development project to date and

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National Broadband Ireland Announced as Preferred Bidder for National Broadband Plan

    National Broadband Ireland Announced as Preferred Bidder for National Broadband Plan

National Broadband Ireland, the Granahan McCourt led Consortium bidding for the Government of Ireland’s National Broadband Plan (NBP), has today been announced

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Energia Group Agrees €44 Million Debt Finance Package For New Bioenergy Plant

    Energia Group Agrees €44 Million Debt Finance Package For New Bioenergy Plant

Energia Group, one of Ireland’s leading energy providers and infrastructure investors, has agreed a €44 million debt finance package with Allied

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