Show will bring together industry leaders in construction and quarrying

AIB Finance and Leasing has been confirmed as a headline sponsor for the Construction and Quarry Machinery Show taking place in Offaly next year. In (...)

AIB chairman Richard Pym: said the bank had “comprehensively reviewed” its reporting on non-performing loans and provisions. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

We’ve been hearing for weeks now how the recovery in the wider economy is in full swing, but there was a reminder in recent days of the very different(...)

The building industry is hiring at a rate of about a 1,000 people a month - making it the biggest generator of jobs in Ireland, says to the Construction Industry Federation (CIF). Photograph: Getty Images

As the last boom and bust cycle illustrated so painfully, a career in construction and architecture is likely to be more exposed to economic risk than(...)

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Simon Coveney has a remit to sovle the housing crisis. But the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) warns that without “a concomitant increase in capital investment in infrastructure” the government’s plan to increase housing supply up to 25,000 houses each year by 2020 risks creating “unsustainable ghost communities in the regions”. (Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES)

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has called on the new Government to significantly increase the public capital programme to begin to fast-t(...)

Ravenhall, the developer that built Melfort on Newtownpark Avenue in Blackrock, St Thomas Wood in Mount Merrion and Berehaven Place in Raheny, has be(...)

 New Minister for Housing Simon Coveney  receives his seal of office. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins

Newly appointed Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Simon Coveney has revealed he was offered a choice of ministries by Taoiseach End(...)

Ruth Coppinger: Tax breaks for house building will come with a “social cost”. Photograph: Alan Betson

A “help to buy scheme”, in which the State takes a 20 per cent stake in a new home, should be introduced to help home buyers, an Oireachtas committee(...)

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PROBLEM: I am doing my Leaving Cert in June and want to get a start in a trade in the construction area. How do I go about securing an apprenticeship(...)

Workplace safety and health is about remembering always, not just once a year.

Imagine a truly horrendous and unforgettable moment, a moment experienced by hundreds of Irish families over the past 10 years and more. It could star(...)

Property search: figures from Myhome.ie indicate that the average national asking price is now €208,000. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Some 14 months on from the introduction of the oft-discussed and much-maligned mortgage lending rules, they certainly seem to be having an impact. (...)

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