A Cork City quayside prime redevelopment block may be about to move from trough to peak, with the planned sale of a key corner building, McLaughlins, which even — appropriately — has a
Construction firm BAM Ireland recorded a 22% rise in profits last year as a number of big domestic and international projects, allied with improving demand in the office sector, pushed pre-tax profit to €7.5m.
The final cost of a new bypass road in Kerry will be more than double its original contract price.
BAM Contractors — the country’s largest public works construction firm — has reported a 47.5% rise in annual profits.
THE office relocation of Landmark Media Investments Ltd, publishers of the Irish Examiner and Evening Echo newspapers, to Blackpool, in Cork, is the second significant office deal in the city in recent weeks.
One hundred jobs are to be created by specialist construction company BAM Contractors to cover projects it has signed up to in Ireland and overseas.
HERITAGE campaigners intend to appeal a decision by Cork city planners to grant conditional planning permission for a €150 million development at the former Beamish brewery site.
THE future of Seán Dunne’s business empire remains uncertain after An Bord Pleanála (ABP) yesterday refused planning permission for the property developer’s high-rise development at the former Jury’s Berkeley Court site in Ballsbridge.
THREE hundred construction jobs will be created in Cork following yesterday’s decision by An Bord Pleanála to give the go-ahead for the demolition of Government buildings.
THE Cork anthem should be changed to ‘de banks of my own grubby Lee’ if a recent clean-up of the river is anything to go by.
CORK has beaten Limerick in the race to provide a multi-million euro events centre for Munster.
CORK is finally poised, within two years, to get a €33 million event and conference centre.
THOUSANDS of motorists got the opportunity to fly over the so-called ‘magic roundabout’ yesterday, thus avoiding one of the country’s most notorious bottlenecks.
A consortium including National Toll Roads and Celtic Roads Group has been selected as the preferred bidder for the new N25 Waterford by-pass.
THE Health and Safety Authority has conducted an investigation into multi-million euro works on a flyover at one of the country’s busiest roundabouts amid concern that an accident at the site is waiting to happen.
SIAC Construction and Spanish infrastructure giant Cintra have landed the €600 million contract to build the controversial M3 motorway linking Dublin with the Meath towns of Navan and Kells, the National Roads Authority said yesterday.
HUNDREDS of builders were evacuated from the terminal building in Cork Airport that is under-construction yesterday after a gas cylinder caught fire.
Expect the Paul Nicholls-trained Silver Birch to run a huge race in the £100,000 (€142,100) Coral Welsh National tomorrow if the holiday card at Chepstow beats the freeze.
WHILE it still hasn’t been confirmed officially, the re-opening of the Midleton to Cork rail line could be announced within the next 10 days, in advance of the local elections.
INFRASTRUCTURE company NTR continued to reduce its dependence on toll roads last year as it saw substantial growth in its waste and energy businesses.
Expenditure on major road construction projects in the Border, Midlands and West region will be up 62% to €300m in 2004, compared to last year's spend.
AER LINGUS boss Willie Walsh rejected claims by Aer Rianta that a new terminal would double charges at Dublin Airport.
THE National Roads Authority has denied protestors’ claims of victory after archaeologists resumed work on the controversial Carrickmines Castle site.
AN intense battle for the contract to build a new terminal at Dublin Airport is underway.
The Government has received expressions of interest from 13 business consortia to build a new private terminal at Dublin Airport, according to reports this morning.
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