State to set up centre of excellence for construction sector

Move is designed to cut cost of large projects by up to 20%

12th January, 2020
State to set up centre of excellence for construction sector
The Construction Industry Federation has complained that there are no state-funded centres of excellence for its industry.

The government is to set up a new centre of excellence for the construction sector in a bid to reduce the cost of large projects by up to 20 per cent.

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has put aside money in the revised estimates for the project, which has been a key “ask” for the construction industry.

The centre is expected to be co-located alongside an existing third-level college or institute of technology. It...

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