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Planning Application Lodged For €25 Million Liffey Valley Project

A planning application for a €25 million extension to the Liffey Valley shopping centre has been lodged with South Dublin County Council. It is claimed the project will create some 670 jobs between construction, and full and part-time staff. The … Continue reading

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BAM secures funding for Irish PPP schools

BAM PPP was appointed preferred tenderer in September 2011 and all planning issues were granted by May of this year. Now that funding has been secured, construction can start immediately. The 18-months construction of the schools will be undertaken by … Continue reading

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All-Ireland Project Gets Approved

Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Michelle O’Neill today announced the first all-Ireland project to be approved under the Rural Development Program.  The Village Links Project brings together the North Eastern Region (NER) Local Action Group and Waterford Local Action Group … Continue reading

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0.7 Increase In construction in the Eurozone.

PRODUCTION IN CONSTRUCTION rose by 0.7 per cent  in the euro area in August, according to the newest released estimates by Eurostat. The European Union’s statistical office reports that seasonally adjusted production increased by 0.7 per cent in the eurozone … Continue reading

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100 New Jobs announced for Construction Company

Irelands largest public construction company BAM CONTRACTORS, have announced the launch of a recruitment campaign, in which they are seeking over 100 new employees, this includes engineers, cotract managers and quantity surveyors. The company announced also that it had a strong year in … Continue reading

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Interconnector between Ireland and Britain Opens

Enda kenny officially opened this interconnector yesterday. This connector is around 260km long and has the ability to carry 500 Megawatts of electricity between Ireland and Britain, that is enough energy to power approx 300k homes. A project of this size hasn’t been taken on … Continue reading

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€20m plans to build the first 200km cycling path.

Proposals for a new route between Galway and Dublin are being brought forward. The new route being planned would be the first continuous cross-country off road-trail in Ireland. Suggestions being made are, that once fully realised that the planned route … Continue reading

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LIT + €200m Topup local economy

A €200m “Masterplan” has been announced for LIT. The establishing new exporting element at Irish Innovation Showcase. Earlier this year it was announced that a stimulus package was announced for the Limerick and Mid-West Region’s economy. And the €200million “Masterplan” … Continue reading

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It’s green, It’s green, It’s gone. Construction begins.

Both good and bad news for the mixed parties involved in the construction of a 4.5m development for the elderly in Limerick City Centre. Builders have pitched their tents in and around Vizes Field to start work on the second … Continue reading

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Engineers Ireland Welcomes €2bn Infrastructure Stimulus Package

The Government’s programme is to focus on projects in the health, education, transport and the justice sectors. John Power, Director General of Engineers Ireland, said: “There is a clear danger of vital skills being lost to the Irish economy in … Continue reading

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