Construction News http://www.constructionireland.ie Full Planning Permission Approved For North-South Interconnector http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240088/full-planning-permission-approved-for-north-south-interconnector http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240088/full-planning-permission-approved-for-north-south-interconnector Full planning permission has been approved for the North-South Interconnector. The proposed development will create a cross border electricity line with the Republic of Ireland. The Department for I Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Belfast Firm To Provide Pedestrian Barriers To Secure Festival In London http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240091/belfast-firm-to-provide-pedestrian-barriers-to-secure-festival-in-london http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240091/belfast-firm-to-provide-pedestrian-barriers-to-secure-festival-in-london The Canary Wharf Group has selected Belfast-based Environmental Street Furniture (ESF) to provide pedestrian barriers to secure the Winter Lights Festival in London. The event is now in its fourth ye Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Conwell Contracts To Improve And Upgrade Sewers In Bangor http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240084/conwell-contracts-to-improve-and-upgrade-sewers-in-bangor http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240084/conwell-contracts-to-improve-and-upgrade-sewers-in-bangor Conwell Contracts is to start work on a sewer rehabilitation project in Groomsport, Bangor. Appointed by NI Water, the works in the Donaghadee Road and Springwell Park areas, will begin on Monday, 29 Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT NI Electricity Firm Launches Campaign To Recruit New Apprentices http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240094/ni-electricity-firm-launches-campaign-to-recruit-new-apprentices http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240094/ni-electricity-firm-launches-campaign-to-recruit-new-apprentices An electricity firm in Northern Ireland has launched a campaign to recruit new apprentices in 2018. NIE Networks is seeking to find its class of 2018 and has confirmed the campaign is officially open Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Call For Fine Gael To %apos;Get Serious%apos; About Emission Reductions http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240079/call-for-fine-gael-to-get-serious-about-emission-reductions http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240079/call-for-fine-gael-to-get-serious-about-emission-reductions The Green Party has called on Fine Gael and the Independent Ministers to stop burying their heads in the sand and get serious about emission reductions in transport, energy, housing, and agriculture. Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Concerns Raised Over Revised Affordable Mortgage Scheme http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240076/concerns-raised-over-revised-affordable-mortgage-scheme http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240076/concerns-raised-over-revised-affordable-mortgage-scheme Serious concerns have been raised over the Government%apos;s revised Affordable Mortgage Scheme. Fianna Fail General Election Candidate in Dublin North West, Cllr Paul McAuliffe said the revised scheme wi Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Flogas To Be Official Energy Supplier For IFEX 18 http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240075/flogas-to-be-official-energy-supplier-for-ifex-18 http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240075/flogas-to-be-official-energy-supplier-for-ifex-18 Flogas is to be the Official Energy Supplier for IFEX 18. The event will take place on 20-22 March at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast. Paul Ruegg of Flogas said: "Professional chefs always Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Savills Appoints New Senior Surveyor http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240097/savills-appoints-new-senior-surveyor http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240097/savills-appoints-new-senior-surveyor Real estate advisory firm Savills has appointed a new Senior Surveyor. Mr Johnny Hanrahan joins Savills from Cushman Wakefield, where he spent the past six years working in both the industrial and pr Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Ballinakill Wastewater Treatment Plant To Be Upgraded http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240031/ballinakill-wastewater-treatment-plant-to-be-upgraded http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240031/ballinakill-wastewater-treatment-plant-to-be-upgraded Irish Water is investing €50,000 to improve and upgrade the Ballinakill Wastewater Treatment Plant in Co. Laois. The work will improve the level of treatment at the plant and enhance the discharge qu Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT Govt Called To Develop More %apos;Affordable%apos; Homes http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240021/govt-called-to-develop-more-affordable-homes http://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/240021/govt-called-to-develop-more-affordable-homes The Government has been called to develop more affordable homes for sale or rent. Labour spokesperson on housing Jan O%apos;Sullivan made the call and said plans announced by the Government today, 22 Janu Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT