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# construction - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

6,000 construction workers to benefit from €35m EU aid
# Construction
# Construction

6,000 construction workers to benefit from €35m EU aid

Nov 8th 2011, 8:07 AM 532 Views 3 Comments

The European Parliament’s budget committee approves €35.7m in aid for almost 6,000 people laid off in the construction sector.

# construction - Monday 24 October, 2011

China: Authorities probe alleged faulty construction of railway bridge
# China
# China

China: Authorities probe alleged faulty construction of railway bridge

Oct 24th 2011, 12:30 PM 489 Views 2 Comments

The multibillion yuan railway was reportedly constructed by a fake company that used gravel – not concrete – for the bridge foundations.

# construction - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Ireland 'could benefit' from €50billion EU fund
# Europe
# Europe

Ireland 'could benefit' from €50billion EU fund

Oct 19th 2011, 6:03 PM 807 Views 23 Comments

The huge investment in infrastructure could boost Irish construction companies.

# construction - Monday 17 October, 2011

In pictures: Families pack their belongings at Priory Hall
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

In pictures: Families pack their belongings at Priory Hall

Oct 17th 2011, 6:23 PM 3,679 Views 20 Comments

Residents of the Dublin apartments began their evacuation today after being ordered to leave.

# construction - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Loss of 142 jobs 'a big shock' at JRE Group in Clonmel
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Loss of 142 jobs 'a big shock' at JRE Group in Clonmel

Oct 11th 2011, 7:16 PM 1,911 Views 1 Comment

The company announced this afternoon that it would cease trading.

# construction - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Oct 5th 2011, 8:11 PM 1,457 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from the Race for the Áras; what Bertie Ahern has been doing since he left office; real-life Angry Birds; and when Bono said the f-word on television.

Unemployed construction workers to get €35m in EU aid
# Construction
# Construction

Unemployed construction workers to get €35m in EU aid

Oct 5th 2011, 4:35 PM 1,347 Views 25 Comments

The money is aimed at re-training unemployed construction workers in Ireland so as that they can return to work.

# construction - Friday 23 September, 2011

Irish construction sector continues to contract
# Construction
# Construction

Irish construction sector continues to contract

Sep 23rd 2011, 3:23 PM 358 Views 6 Comments

Central Statistics Office figures reveal that output in the construction sector slowed by 6.4 per cent between April and June.

# construction - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Column: ‘I can’t keep on waiting for things to get better’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘I can’t keep on waiting for things to get better’

Sep 21st 2011, 7:30 AM 31 Views 35 Comments

Roofer Garry Murphy, 53, is planning to take his family and join the earthquake reconstruction effort in New Zealand. Here he explains why.

# construction - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Three thousand Irish sought for Christchurch earthquake rebuild
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Three thousand Irish sought for Christchurch earthquake rebuild

Sep 20th 2011, 8:54 AM 1,702 Views 1 Comment

One-third of the 25,000 workers needed in New Zealand could come from Ireland and the UK, a visa firm has said.

# construction - Monday 12 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Sep 12th 2011, 7:53 PM 2,127 Views 3 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

# construction - Friday 2 September, 2011

WATCH: Here's an idea for what to do with unused construction sites...
# Dig This
From The Daily Edge
# Dig This

WATCH: Here's an idea for what to do with unused construction sites...

Sep 2nd 2011, 11:47 AM 686 Views 7 Comments

One savvy operator has started a ‘grown-up sandpit’ – where users pay to play with full-size diggers and bulldozers.

# construction - Monday 22 August, 2011

Half of constructors submitting tenders 'below cost' to try and find work
# Construction
# Construction

Half of constructors submitting tenders 'below cost' to try and find work

Aug 22nd 2011, 2:17 PM 940 Views 7 Comments

Over half of construction tenders submitted now are below cost – with the actual costs around 17 per cent higher than given.

# construction - Saturday 13 August, 2011

Irish workers sought for Christchurch rebuild
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Irish workers sought for Christchurch rebuild

Aug 13th 2011, 1:40 PM 928 Views 20 Comments

New Zealand is calling for Irish construction workers to assist in the repair of buildings damaged in recent devastating earthquakes in Christchurch.

# construction - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Israel set to approve 4,300 new homes in disputed east Jerusalem area
# Israel
# Israel

Israel set to approve 4,300 new homes in disputed east Jerusalem area

Aug 11th 2011, 2:59 PM 611 Views 56 Comments

Today’s announcement has been criticised by Palestinians and Israel’s anti-settlement group Peace Now.

# construction - Monday 25 July, 2011

Major construction company goes into liquidation
# Construction
# Construction

Major construction company goes into liquidation

Jul 25th 2011, 9:59 PM 1,461 Views 7 Comments

The Cork-based company Bowen Construction has began operations in 1968 and employed approximately 70 people.

# construction - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Three-quarters of professionals 'would leave Ireland within three years'
# Emigration
# Emigration

Three-quarters of professionals 'would leave Ireland within three years'

Jun 8th 2011, 12:51 PM 1,846 Views 26 Comments

Only five per cent of workers are sure the economy will improve by 2014 – with two-thirds believing it will continue to flag.

# construction - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Wallace doesn't expect ACC to force him into bankruptcy
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Wallace doesn't expect ACC to force him into bankruptcy

May 25th 2011, 9:13 AM 917 Views 3 Comments

The under-pressure developer says banks have nothing to gain by pursuing him for loans he simply can’t afford to repay.

# construction - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Receiver appointed to TD Wallace's construction properties
# Receivership
# Receivership

Receiver appointed to TD Wallace's construction properties

May 24th 2011, 2:44 PM 1,011 Views 0 Comments

ACC Bank has a receiver appointed properties owned by M & J Wallace Limited, the building company of Mick Wallace.

# construction - Thursday 12 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

May 12th 2011, 8:08 PM 2,339 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Security threat ahead of Obama visit; Howlin talks tough on the bailout; Swift justice in the courts; school construction woes; what it’s like to default; and Jedward mania.

Schools works suspended as building firm claims Government owes "substantial monies"
# Construction
# Construction

Schools works suspended as building firm claims Government owes "substantial monies"

May 12th 2011, 5:26 PM 2,085 Views 0 Comments

Cordil Construction has temporarily suspended some 450 jobs claiming it is owed money from Government departments, including the HSE and the Department of Education for projects.

# construction - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

The dream is over: cranes dismantled at half-built Anglo HQ
# Anglo Irish
# Anglo Irish

The dream is over: cranes dismantled at half-built Anglo HQ

May 11th 2011, 6:26 PM 2,650 Views 0 Comments

The cranes are dismantled at the unfinished Anglo Irish Bank headquarters on Dublin’s North Quays.

# construction - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

NAMA chief threatens further action against developers
# NAMA
# NAMA

NAMA chief threatens further action against developers

Mar 23rd 2011, 9:24 AM 999 Views 0 Comments

Chairman Frank Daly says it is “surprising” that the agency has to put pressure on debtors to meet submission deadlines.

# construction - Friday 18 February, 2011

# construction - Tuesday 7 December, 2010

No surprise as corporation tax stays static but start-ups scheme extended
# Budget11
# Budget11

No surprise as corporation tax stays static but start-ups scheme extended

Dec 7th 2010, 7:17 PM 735 Views 0 Comments

Expert believes focusing on employee numbers won’t necessarily make new businesses a success.

# construction - Thursday 4 November, 2010

Pierse Construction seeks liquidator
# Construction
# Construction

Pierse Construction seeks liquidator

Nov 4th 2010, 2:33 PM 1,098 Views 0 Comments

The leading construction firm has asked the Commercial Court to appoint a liquidator.

# construction - Tuesday 12 October, 2010

Examiner appointed to top construction firm
# Construction
# Construction

Examiner appointed to top construction firm

Oct 12th 2010, 5:19 PM 211 Views 0 Comments

Building giant Pierse Construction applied for examinership at the High Court today after suffering €30m in bad debts.

# construction - Monday 23 August, 2010

Kingspan profits up for first time in three years
# Construction
# Construction

Kingspan profits up for first time in three years

Aug 23rd 2010, 9:45 AM 350 Views 0 Comments

Company says business overseas brought in the dough.

# construction - Friday 30 July, 2010

Haven beats own targets for Haitian homes
# Irish Charity
# Irish Charity

Haven beats own targets for Haitian homes

Jul 30th 2010, 10:14 PM 170 Views 0 Comments

Irish charity reveals promising results in annual report.

# construction - Thursday 29 July, 2010

House prices down 35% from peak
# Property
# Property

House prices down 35% from peak

Jul 29th 2010, 11:31 AM 337 Views 0 Comments

But could this be the end of the decline?

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