15 April 2013 Please see attached details of the Radian Board Member Vacancy. Closing date is midday 21 May 2013. See below for details.
7 December 2012 The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) launched the second pillar of its Momentum of Change initiative on Wednesday in Doha, Qatar. A call for applications on success stories of women who can portray success stories in climate change innovation will be launched on March 8, 2013, on International Women’s Day. “We are searching for any women who can make a major difference to climate change. The power is in the heart and determination of every single woman,” Figueres said at the launch. Read more: http://www.newera.com.na/articles/49585/Doha-to-focus-on-women-next
13 August 2012 An opportunity to nominate a fellow female worker nominations are open until 14/09/2012. Please see link below.
13 August 2012 A call for evidence from the Minister for Children and Families as to the barriers concerning childcare for working parents. A chance to have your voice heard on this emotive and highly significant subject, dealing is 31/08/2012
26 June 2012 We wish Katrina the best of luck
24 May 2012 Attached is an article from the Irish Times dated 24 May 2012
14 May 2012 Draft Building Control regulations being introduced in the wake of the Priory Hall debacle have been branded as an attempt to "criminalise" architects for the failure by local authorities to inspect construction sites.
26 March 2012 Construction companies should take steps to attract more females to meet the industry’s need to attract top talent
7 March 2012 The 100K House for BBC Two - The Series
31 January 2012 Nominations are open for the 2012 First Women Awards
24 January 2012 Leander Construction Ltd V Mulalley & Company Ltd  EWHC 3449 (TCC)
17 November 2011 The government launched the eagerly awaited Infrastructure and Capital Investment Programme on 10 November 2011.
1 November 2011 Once hailed as the solution to plugging the infrastructure deficit without burning a hole in the state's bank account, Public Private Partnerships have become unviable due to lack of funding. Are they off the table for good or can they eventually serve as the economic stimulus so badly needed in Ireland?
1 November 2011 Julie White, Managing Director of D-Drill, has been named the Vitalise Business Woman of the Year 2011
27 October 2011 Work has commenced on a €600 million euro energy project that will conect the Irish and British power grids
19 October 2011 The government has published the Regulatory Impact Analysis. It appears that some of the problems identified with the draft legislation will be rectified but it looks like the non binding nature of the adjudicators decision will become law, at least for public contracts.
19 October 2011 The Aviva stadium was honoured in the International category of the British Industry Construction Awards this week.
14 October 2011 Major milestone reached on The Shard, London
14 October 2011 Rachel Nicholls of Arup, Melbourne was awarded the outstanding achievement in design award at the NAWIC awards in Australia
30 September 2011 "Vertical Park" funded by Irish diaspora proposed for abandoned Anglo site
30 September 2011 The latest move in the campaign to save Metro North was a motion by Fingal County Council reaffirming it's commitment to the project
14 September 2011 A national concrete diamond drilling, sawing and controlled demolition company is helping to cut into the unemployment figures. Please read full article below.
22 August 2011 More than half of tenders submitted for construction projects are priced at below cost, according to a survey carried out by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland
12 August 2011 Metro North and DART Underground are to be dropped by the government next month following a comprehensive review by the Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar of "big ticket" transport projects
28 July 2011 Five years after the earth movers began levelling the bleak, puddle strewn industrial landscape just east of the City's financial heartland the wave-shaped Aquatics Centre became the fifth and final permanent venue to be completed in London's Olympic Park on Tuesday.
28 July 2011 The world's largest steel maker, Arcelor Mittal, has forecast a seasonal dip in the third quarter, but said there would be no repeat of the pronounced slowdown seen last year.
28 July 2011 The Olympic Delivery Authority has announced 88% of the building programme for London 2012 is now complete
12 July 2011 Mr Justice Peter Kelly will preside at the launch of Engineers Ireland new Mediation and Arbitration Procedures 2011 this evening at Engineers Ireland
6 July 2011 By a single vote, City of Edinburgh Council resolved to go ahead with completion of a truncated initial phase of the tram project on 30 June.
5 July 2011 The commencement order has been issued confirming that Part 8 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (LDEDC 2009) will come into effect on 1 October 2011.
20 June 2011 The British government could massively subsidise teh Irish wind energy industry under proposals to be considered in London today.
2 June 2011 Britain's construction sector grew faster than expected in May and added jobs for the first time in nearly a year, offering a chink of light in what has become a generally sombre outlook for the UK economy.
27 May 2011 Wildgeese: Emigrant Business Leaders on opportunities abroad: Dervilla Mitchell, Trustee and board member of Arup
26 May 2011 After 58 days in court, 52 of which were spent hearing expert evidence on pyrite heave, the commercial court has ruled that infill material supplied by Irish Asphalt to James Elliott Construction for the Ballymun Youth Centre was "not of merchantable quality" and therefore not fit for purpose. The court has ruled that IAL breached it's contract with JEC and damages for breach of contract will be decided at a later date.
23 May 2011 The Construction Industry Federation is urging its members to contact local TDs in order to ensure changes are made to the Construction Contracts Bill which is on the government's legislation programme and will be debated over the coming months.
18 May 2011 Saudi Arabia: King Abdullah rode on the recently completed driverless metro during his inauguration of the Princess Nora Bint Abdul Rahman University campus in Riyadh on May 15.
16 May 2011 Dublin Port is considering "options" to infill a significantly larger area of the bay than previously proposed under the latest masterplan. An 'issues paper' prepared by Jacobs Engineering envisages major works including infilling part of the Liffey Estuary, relocating the port's cruise liner terminal to North Wall Quay, construction of two new births for cruise liners near the East Link Bridge, construction of a new tunnel to link the north and south quays and construction of a new visitors centre on North Wall Quay.
16 May 2011 Two of Ireland's most prominent state transport agencies will be merged within a year as part of the government's overhaul of state bodies. Now that the Regulatory Impact Analysis is complete the Minister is currently inviting proposals from interested parties on his plans to merge the National Roads Authority (NRA) and the Railway Procurement Agency(RPA).
12 May 2011 Works have commenced on this road scheme which will consist of 2.6km of single carriageway and is the first of six new road starts beginning in 2011.
3 May 2011 Iarnrod Eireann will today begin a series of public consultations on the planned expansion of the Kildare railway line.
3 May 2011 Concerns relating to Ireland's financial position are creating difficulties in PPP negotiations
3 May 2011 Dublin Port Company has commenced consultation on the preparation of a masterplan for Dublin Port until 2040.
29 April 2011 London 2012 Olympic organisers have published the first environment report for next year's games
28 April 2011 Ireland's largest organisation for property, land and construction professionals has come about through the merger of the Society of Chartered Surveyors (SCS) and the Irish Auctioneers and Valuers Institute (IAVI) which was announced on 12 April 2011.
28 April 2011 When a contract is formed, binding rights and obligations are created that can be legally enforced through the courts. It is crucial to understand the many ways in which a contract can be created and whether a particular party is bound by its terms.
26 April 2011 Although parties can regulate their relationships by way of contract, disputes may still arise
18 April 2011 The Localism Bill will have a profound impact on the workings of the planning process and on the way developers set out to achieve planning approval
18 April 2011 Out with "pay when paid" in with "pay now argue later"?
30 March 2011 The insolvency of any party to a construction contract can be disastrous for the project. It can cause significant additional costs, together with delays to completion, and deprive parties of remedies in respect of defects in the works.
13 March 2011 The Bruce Shaw Handbook 2011 was launched at the National Convention centre in Dublin on 13 March 2011.
9 March 2011 Article from the Docklands News Wednesday 9th March 2011
1 March 2011 Changes to the Operation of Relevant Contracts Tax (RCT)
28 February 2011 Changes to payment notice procedures and adjudication through amendments to the Construction Act 1996 are set to come into force in October 2011.
26 February 2011 It is increasingly likely that Ireland will soon have a Construction Contracts Law modelled on the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 which came into effect in the UK in 1998. This legislation will govern payment in construction contracts and provide a mechanism for rapid forms of dispute resolution which will undoubtedly be a welcome change in an industry which is fraught with difficulties concerning payment.
25 February 2011 The updated Part L Building Regulations will have a major impact on the building services sector. These changes will prove to be the toughest yet, as part of the government's plan for lower carbon buildings.
25 February 2011 LANDMARK CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER CONVICTION A jury at Winchester Crown Court has found Cotswold Geotechnical (Holdings) Ltd guilty of an offence under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, the first conviction of its kind in the UK courts. The three-week trial followed the death of geologist Alexander Wright in September 2008, when the trench in which he was working collapsed.
25 February 2011 There is a costly lesson to be learned from the recent English case of Walter Llewellyn & Sons Ltd & Rok Building Ltd v Excel brickwork Ltd and that is... Fill in the blanks
25 February 2011 Davies gives FTSE 350 companies two year deadline to make changes in the board room or face quotas
12 March 2009 NAWIC Ireland was launched on 10 March 2009 at the offices of Mason Hayes + Curran by Construction partner Susan Bryson