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Irish Cancer Society calls on all outdoor workers in Mayo to be SunSmart this summer

The Irish Cancer Society has said that almost one in four (23 per cent) of skin cancer deaths in Ireland are from the construction, outdoor, and farming industry. As it launches its annual SunSmart campaign, the society said that farmers and construction workers in the Mayo area need to be extra vigilant during the summer months.

GMIT construction conference to hear 2017 output expected to grow 20 per cent

The annual GMIT International Construction Management Day Conference will take place at the GMIT Dublin Road campus on Tuesday March 7, from 9am. Hosted by the GMIT Department of Building and Civil Engineering it is the largest annual gathering of its kind in the west of Ireland, bringing together architects, engineers, surveyors, contractors and academics to discuss matters of interest in the built environment.

CIF construction jobs website aims to get people to return to Ireland

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has launched a website featuring career opportunities in the industry in an attempt to persuade those returning for the Christmas to remain at home for the long term.

Book review: Not backpacking in Oz

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THERE ARE three central characters in EM Reapy's debut novel Red Dirt: Fiona, who has fled Ireland to extricate herself from an abusive relationship; Hopper, who is trying to find himself by taking acid and being left for dead in the outback; and Murph, whose family back home have been broken by the great construction crash of 2008.

DKM report portrays potential of Ireland’s construction industry - CIF

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A report commissioned by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and carried out by DKM consultants in conjunction with SOLAS, states that construction activity could potentially generate a requirement for 112,000 jobs up to 2020.

Average couple frozen out of the housing market - CIF

The Construction Industry Federation’s submission to the Central Bank’s review of its macro-prudential mortgage has recommended changes to the rules that would allow the average couple with a strong track record of paying rent to secure a mortgage.

Innovative scheme aimed at increasing apprenticeships in construction industry launched

Four construction companies are participating in a pilot programme where apprentices spend time with each company while learning a trade and other critical career skills.

CIF calls on SMEs to think safety to reduce workplace accidents

The Construction Industry Federation has launched its annual construction safety week campaign this week and called on all construction companies to set aside time to reemphasise the importance of safety to their employees with a view to further reducing workplace accidents.

Regions are being left behind in economic recovery - CIF

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A Construction Industry Federation (CIF) delegation has warned that the West, Midlands, and Northwest regions are being left behind in terms of economic growth, infrastructure, and job creation.

Latest construction employment figures highlight lopsided economic recovery - CIF

Employment in the construction sector rebounded rapidly in the first quarter of this year, showing an increase of 9,500 new jobs, a rise of 7.8 per cent. This is an increase of 28,000 jobs since the first quarter of 2012.

 

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