The official opening of the latest stretch of the M18 motorway, linking Gort and Tuam took place last week. This represents yet another essential upgrade in the road network throughout Ireland. Civil and Transportation Engineers and other Construction Professionals contributed essential expertise to the project which cost in the region of €500 million. Civil Infrastructure…

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The most recent figures released by the Central Statistics Office show no sign of abatement in the Construction industry. According to the CIS, € 8.0 billion worth of projects were on site in 2016, an increase of almost €1.3 billion from 2015.  It also indicated that €11 billion worth of projects have been granted Planning…

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IRELAND 2040

The much anticipated launch of the IRELAND 2040 policy document was made in Maynooth University recently by Minister for Planning and Housing, Simon Coveney. Key elements of the policy document; Increase in population by 750,000 to 5.6 million. An absolute minimum requirement of 500,000 new houses needed to be built by 2040. The number of…

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