Munster surveyors in the SCSI meet tomorrow night for their annual dinner, at a time of recovery in the construction profession. Here, former SCS Munster chair Rob Andrews surveys his own half-century in quantity surveying.
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
Stocks rallied today as investors placed bets that a recovery in the financial and housing sectors is more likely to occur following the US government’s move to bail out mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The Dow Jones industrials gained nearly 300 points.
Mon, 08 Sep, 2008
YOU arrive back from holidays to find that your home has been robbed. You go to the police station, where a bored sergeant tells you that there’s nothing they can do about it. You protest, but the sergeant throws you in the cell to cool your heels. On the way home, you get mugged by a gang. As you arrive home injured to your burgled house, your neighbour asks: “Are you OK?” “I couldn’t be better,” you reply perkily.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2007