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Builders and contractors throughout Galway will be given an update on the prospects for house building in Galway at a free briefing taking place in Galway on Thursday March 5. The event will also address the changes to public procurement for the construction sector and which will have massive implications for all those looking to win local public contracts such as schools, roads, social housing or water works.
A special conference aimed at helping construction companies based in Mayo and the Midlands to win public works contracts will take place early next month. The Procurement 2015 Conference has been organised by the Construction Industry Federation and will take place on Thursday November 6 in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone.
A new health and safety campaign aimed at increasing ‘Safety at Heights’ is being rolled out on construction sites throughout Galway. Falls from heights were responsible for 24 of the 42 construction related deaths that occurred in the last five years (57 per cent of all construction fatalities) and a disproportionate number of these accidents have happened on small sites and maintenance type jobs.
The over-riding message from the 4th annual Construction Management Conference in GMIT this week was one of cautious optimism for the industry, and a broad welcome for the new range of regulations.
Mayo construction companies and sole traders have been invited to attend a free briefing on the new building regulations and the construction register. The briefing is being organised by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and will take place in the Pillo Hotel, Galway, at 9am on Wednesday next, March 12 . Members and non members of the CIF are invited to attend.
Westmeath construction companies and sole traders can now apply to join the new register for the construction industry. The Construction Industry Register Ireland (CIRI) is being set up to help distinguish competent, experienced construction companies and sole traders from those who have given the construction industry a bad name.
Forty organisations will attend a graduate careers fair at GMIT Mayo tomorrow (Tuesday).
Excessive red tape, higher costs, and the exclusion of professional engineers and architects with decades of experience, will result under the Government’s new building regulations.
The number of new houses being built in Galway has grown in the first five months of 2013, according to new statistics released by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF). According to the latest CIF Housing Statistics Bulletin, there has been a 38 per cent increase in new house starts, with 184 units being started this year compared to 133 during the same period in 2012. This represents an increase of 51 units.
A total of 155 new houses were completed in Westmeath during the January to November period last year, according to the latest figures produced by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF).