Sisk to pause introduction of alcohol and drug testing for union staff
Union accused construction firm of skirting industry-wide talks over the implementation of a policy for intoxicant testing
Varadkar backs construction return as firms add pressure
Industry body CIF says massive stalled developments must be prioritised in phased reopening after lockdown
Retailers hit by new restrictions call for the return of click-and-collect
Leading figures in retail and construction say they understand the need for the latest lockdown, but fear the cost will be substantial
CIF boss says 80 homes lost for every day of lockdown
Tom Parlon said builders supported the new measures, but were caught off guard by the lack of notice
No home comforts: how much does it cost the state to build a house?
The Department of Housing says it cost the state €181,000 to construct a home in 2019. Dublin City Council says it costs well over double that amount. Who is right?
Price rise in building supplies threatens new housing
Top firm McMahons Builders Providers told developers in a letter last week that price hikes on building materials will ensue in the new year
Taking stock of coronavirus’s impact on construction
The Construction Industry Federation Southern Construct, held online for the first time in its history, took the pulse of an industry rocked by Covid-19 this year
Frank Kelly: No benefit to leaving any building sites closed
No other country in the world has locked down its construction sector because of the pandemic. Why have we?