# building - Today’s News
How much do you know about one of nature’s most terrifying phenomenons?
# building - Saturday 16 August, 2014
Despite a recovery, nearly 80,000 workers remain unemployed.
# building - Monday 11 August, 2014
Ulster Bank says that new orders are at their highest level for 10 years.
# building - Monday 14 July, 2014
The rate has slowed slightly in the past couple of months but remains strong according to an index by Ulster Bank.
# building - Friday 11 July, 2014
From access to childcare to disposing bank assets, they’ve covered a lot in the Statement of Priorities.
# building - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
# building - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
Gardaí, ambulances and the fire service are all responded to the scene at Dublin’s College Green.
# building - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
There were 3,524 residential construction projects started in the first four months of 2014 compared with 1,517 for the same period in 2013.
# building - Friday 20 June, 2014
The latest CSO figures show a drop of 30.5% in the first three months of the year.
# building - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
The sector is 7.7% bigger than this time last year, with most gains in commercial property.
# building - Monday 9 June, 2014
The recovery continued to be centred on housing and commercial activity.
# building - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
It is envisaged that the completed development will be similar in size to the commercial footprint of the Spencer Dock development.
# building - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
The development board for the hospital said the project is on target and transition of services will start before the end of 2018.
A shortlist of 48 projects have been selected by a jury and now the public are being asked to vote for the one they like best.
# building - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
An Taoiseach plans a tripling of housing output by 2020 but says its about addressing supply problems.
# building - Thursday 24 April, 2014
Nearly 1,150 people died in the Bangladesh factory collapse one year ago today. Many international retailers still aren’t contributing to the victim fund, according to Human Rights Watch.
# building - Saturday 19 April, 2014
A Chinese company printed the houses out of recycled material.
# building - Monday 14 April, 2014
Employment and growth back on the menu for builders, albeit from a low base.
# building - Friday 21 March, 2014
The Niall Mellon Township Trust is aiming to help 10,000 pupils by the end of this year.
# building - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
The company has already distributed $2m to workers and their families.
# building - Thursday 13 March, 2014
The death toll is expected to rise as the search goes on through the rubble of the two buildings.
# building - Monday 10 March, 2014
The sharpest expansion in activity was again recorded on residential projects.
# building - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
A new report shows that in 2013, just 8,301 residential units were completed, while in 2006 it was 89,000.
# building - Thursday 13 February, 2014
If you could get married anywhere in Ireland, where would it be?
# building - Wednesday 5 February, 2014
A pamphlet published by two unions and Sinn Féin gives details of pay conditions as well as contact information for groups offering support to Irish migrants in the country.
# building - Thursday 23 January, 2014
Prices in Dublin might be up 15.7 per cent since last year but national prices, excluding the capital, are down 0.4 per cent.
# building - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
There were 7,943 new buildings recorded in the Republic of Ireland in 2013.
# building - Monday 20 January, 2014
The Director General of the Irish Prison Service Michael Donnellan said the residents were fully consulted about the construction plans for the new prison.
# building - Monday 13 January, 2014
A survey by Ulster Bank found rising activity has prompted firms to expand their staffing levels.
# building - Wednesday 8 January, 2014
In Dublin, however, commencements rose by eleven per cent as demand for housing in the capital bounces back.
# building - Tuesday 24 December, 2013
The architects behind London’s Olympic Stadium will build you a personal arena in your back garden for $30m
Anyone stuck for last-minute present ideas?
# building - Sunday 22 December, 2013
Job figure increases are welcome – but Government needs to be bolshy to grab the three things it needs for proper growth.
# building - Monday 9 December, 2013
Construction activity has now risen for three months in a row – but it’s still very low following the economic crash.
# building - Friday 6 December, 2013
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# building - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
# building - Friday 8 November, 2013
President Higgins: The empty concrete shells that dot our landscape were born from reckless speculation
Speaking at the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland he said the construction sector was leaving a ‘disturbing’ part of its history behind.
The college’s head of design said today that the area’s role in the country’s creative economy must be officially recognised.
# building - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
The funding will be available for about 1,000 properties that require immediate repair but homeowners who have already paid for repairs will not be compensated.
# building - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
New scheme means homeowners are less likely to use the shadow economy for building works according to construction groups including The Irish Green Building Council.
# building - Monday 14 October, 2013
The survey finds that employment stabilised in the Irish construction sector.