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HSA launches online construction safety course for local contractors and self employed

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has launched a short, interactive on-line course titled ‘An Introduction to Construction Safety for Small Contractors and the Self-Employed’.

23 people killed in workplace accidents in Galway in last decade

This Saturday April 28 is “Workers’ Memorial Day” — on this date every year all those injured or killed in work related accidents are remembered.

Home Renovation Incentive scheme inspiring investment

Irish homeowners have spent €1.737bn through the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) since its launch in 2013.

New horizons for apprenticeships

Recently the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, announced that 26 new national apprenticeships were approved for further development. These are programmes of structured education and training which combine learning on the job with theory and instruction in an educational institution. They prepare participants for a specific occupation that leads to a qualification.

Housing commencements up 35 per cent this year

Analysis by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) shows that 14,917 new houses were started between January and October this year.

Leading home and garden show returns to Castlebar

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The Castlebar Home Improvement Show returns to the Breaffy Events Arena this weekend, and will feature creative stands from many of Ireland’s most talented design professionals, furniture providers, and home improvement suppliers. National and international exhibitors will showcase at the event on Saturday October 14 and Sunday October 15 which also features expert advice from specialists, and all of the latest design and product innovation.

Attention landowners — development sites urgently required

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The increased demand for houses and apartments and the steady growth in prices has seen developers and investment groups coming back into the market seeking to purchase zoned development land in strategic locations in Galway city and county. Gerry Conway of APP Kirrane auctioneering is dealing with a large volume of enquiries for development land on an ongoing basis, particularly in relation to Galway city, Barna, and Oranmore, with demand currently outstripping supply.

CIF proposes overhaul in how infrastructure is delivered in Ireland

A Construction Industry Federation (CIF) report, carried out by DKM Economic Consultants, has proposed an urgent and radical overhaul to how infrastructure is delivered in Ireland.

Insurance premium increases are adding to construction costs - CIF

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has warned that spiralling insurance premiums are adding to construction costs.

Low level of apprenticeships needs to be addressed - CIF

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The level of new apprentice registrations must rise from 1,700 to 4,000 by 2020 to deliver housing and infrastructure requirements, according to the Construction Industry Federation (CIF).

 

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