Tag Archive for "CIF" - Construction Network Ireland

€26B Invested in Construction and Building in 2018 Supporting 10600 New Jobs


Posted Thursday, 9th of May

A new report from the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) shows that 10,600 extra workers joined the construction workforce in 2018, up 8% year on year and bringing the total workforce […]


Nearly €2.5b Spent through Home Renovations Incentive Since its Launch in 2013


Posted Thursday, 18th of April

Irish homeowners have spent over €2,471 million in total through the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) since its launch in 2013. This incentive has facilitated homeowners throughout Ireland in carrying out […]

Women In Construction

Spotlight on Gender Gap Ahead of CIF’s Annual Conference


Posted Monday, 1st of October

A recent survey commissioned by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) showed that over 70% of companies recognise the need for more women in the industry. Yet on average, only one […]


Shortage of Workers Threatening Housing and Infrastructure Plans


Posted Tuesday, 8th of May

The State will not be able to deliver on ambitious housing and infrastructure targets unless more is done to encourage workers who left Ireland during the recession to return home, the Construction Industry […]


Ireland’s Lost Generation of Construction Workers


Posted Thursday, 12th of April

The construction sector must work to attract over 112,000 workers into the industry up to 2020 to ensure that Ireland can deliver on its housing and infrastructure targets. According to […]


Construction Industry Crucial to National Development Plan

#CIF #NDP2040

Posted Monday, 19th of February

Friday’s announcement of the National Planning Framework and National Development Plan is a potential game-changer for the Irish economy and society. The ambition of both documents is to be lauded. […]


Housing Commencements up 35%

#CIF #Housing

Posted Wednesday, 20th of December

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) analysis shows that 14,917 new houses were started in the Jan/Oct period this year. This represents an increase of 35.6% in the commencement of new […]


Ease housing crisis with emergency Vat cut: CIF


Posted Monday, 18th of December

The Government should introduce an emergency Vat cut for apartment builders as a way to solve the housing crisis in Dublin, according to Construction Industry Federation (CIF) ceo Tom Parlon. […]


Increased Infrastructure Spending Critical to Solving Housing Crisis


Posted Thursday, 24th of August

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has called on government to increase investment in infrastructure and to establish a small builders fund to put the construction industry on a sustainable footing. […]


Crane Strike Costing Irish Economy Millions

#CIF #Cranestrike

Posted Thursday, 17th of August

Several high-profile building contractors have placed workers on protective notice and warned of temporary lay-offs following an escalation of industrial action by crane drivers in a dispute over pay. The […]


CIF Warning Over Spiralling Insurance Costs


Posted Monday, 24th of July

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has warned that spiralling insurance premiums are adding to construction costs. Over the past 12 months Employer Liability/Public Liability (EL/PL) premiums have risen by up […]


CIF View: Lead by example with a goal-driven diversity & inclusion policy

#CIF #Womeninconstruction

Posted Wednesday, 12th of July

Attracting workers into construction will require a radical shift in the sector’s corporate culture, but make careers in the industry more desirable to a wider talent pool. The DKM Report Demand […]

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