Tue, 19 May, 2020
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In many cities, the construction cacophony of jackhammers, excavators, and pile-drivers offers a background symphony, and even a short stroll around Dublin or Cork provides mesmerising views of cranes and towers dominating the skyline.
Sun, 02 Feb, 2020
A RECENT crane count conducted by the Construction Industry Federation showed that Cork had 12 cranes compared to Dublin’s 123. That may seem to be a crude measure of economic activity, yet it demonstrates the regional divide.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
The economic development of the southern region - taking in Cork, Limerick and Waterford - is in danger of being suffocated by a lack of investment in vital infrastructure projects, the country's main building representative group has warned.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
A working couple who are first-time buyers would need to earn between €100,000 and €125,000 to afford a new two-bed apartment in a city, with the affordability gap, and housing shortage, threatening economic and employment growth.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2019
The construction industry has called on the State’s environmental watchdog to reclassify for recycling and reuse the same kind of demolition rubble which is at the centre of enforcement action on a strategic site in Cork city.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019