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Career transitions for the new generation of construction talent

Career transitions for the new generation of construction talent

Aidan Priestley discovers more about the CIF’s School Partnership Programme and how member companies are supporting younger industry talent Carl Smiley, a 15-year-old Transition Year student, recently spent a week immersing himself in the Irish construction industry...

CIF and IHBA welcome new Planning and Development Bill

CIF and IHBA welcome new Planning and Development Bill

The Construction Industry Federation and Irish Home Builders’ Association have welcomed the new Planning and Development Bill. Conor O’Connell, CIF Director of Housing and Planning and Director of the Irish Home Builders’ Association, shares further insight “The Irish...

Counting the real cost of delivering new homes

Counting the real cost of delivering new homes

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) has published its report into ‘The Real Cost of New Housing Delivery 2023’, which analysed the cost of delivering a typical three-bedroom house across 80 sites nationwide. The report follows on from their 2020 analysis...

Ambition building: Construction Industry Federation Annual Report

Ambition building: Construction Industry Federation Annual Report

Following the release of the CIF's Annual Report 2023, outlining a review of activities to support members and its work across the wider construction sector, AIDAN PRIESTLEY talks to some of the federation's leadership team to consider the year just gone and what's to...

Construction Industry Federation Q3 Economic Outlook

Construction Industry Federation Q3 Economic Outlook

Half of construction companies remain positive about the health of the industry, despite rising material and labour costs Half of construction companies in Ireland remain positive about the health of the industry despite 76 per cent reporting a year-on-year increase...

Construction industry 2024: Looking forward with renewed resolve

Construction industry 2024: Looking forward with renewed resolve

CIF Director General, Hubert Fitzpatrick reflects on how partnerships and collaborative efforts will be the key to achieving success As we look back over the key developments in the sector over 2023, it was a year when the industry began to find a steadier footing...