Varadkar backs construction return as firms add pressure
Industry body CIF says massive stalled developments must be prioritised in phased reopening after lockdown
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has backed a phased reopening of construction next month as multinational companies are putting pressure on construction firms to get back on site.
Large sections of the industry were shut down last month as part of the level 5 lockdown, with exemptions granted to certain infrastructural projects.
However, multinationals have been contacting the Construction Industry Federation to seek updates on whether key projects will be able to resume when the current...
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