Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Re-opening of the North Range of Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Minister Kieran O’Donnell welcomes the completion of works and re-opening of the North Range of Royal Hospital Kilmainham Kieran O’Donnell, TD, Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) welcomed the re-opening of the North Range of Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8, after the completion of essential mechanical, electrical and fabric upgrade works. The Royal Hospital Kilmainham building as we know it today, completed in 1684, was built as a home for retired soldiers based on the...

Construction theft is out of control

So who’s responsible and what can be done about it? In recent years, the issue of construction site theft has become an increasingly challenging problem for builders and developers. So why is this happening, and who’s behind the assault? One of the primary reasons behind the increasing sophistication of construction site theft is the surging prices of building materials. The demand for materials such as copper, steel, and lumber has skyrocketed, driven by global economic trends and supply chain disruptions. This surge...

McHale Plant Sales scoops second major award

Construction-to-agri-to-forestry equipment distributor, McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill and Rathcoole, has been feted with the presentation of a major award to the company by the Swedish-based Komatsu Forest organisation. The award ‘Dealer of the Year’ was presented to them by the Komatsu forestry equipment division in acknowledgement of what their Dr. Jurgen Munz said: “was their successful cooperation, loyalty, and best knowledge on the forest machine sector” and of the contribution McHale has made towards the marketing and sale of...

Kevin Keogh Crane Services to represent Tracked Carriers in Ireland

Kevin Keogh Crane Services has signed up as the authorised distributor for Tracked Carriers in Ireland. Kevin Keogh Crane Services offers general crane hire and contract lifting across Ireland.  The company is also the Irish distributor for Jekko spider and tracked crawler cranes. Tracked Carriers are often used alongside mini cranes and glass lifts to transport materials from the roadside to the job site. Founder and director Kevin Keogh said: “Our industry has a strong focus on safety when it comes...

Case launches new 651G G-Series evolution wheel loader

CASE Construction Equipment has upgraded its mid-sized wheel loader range, with the launch of an eighth model to the range. The all-new 651G Evolution fills a gap between the 621G and the 721G. Based on the parent model 621G, the new model offers improved loading performance, delivering class-leading levels of productivity and performance. Enhanced Productivity The larger 721G, 821G and 921G Evolution models have also been upgraded and now boast increased tipping loads and bucket dump heights, further improving productivity for customers....

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