Construction News https://www.constructionireland.ie Henry Brothers Achieves Landmark Environmental Recognition https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289983/henry-brothers-achieves-landmark-environmental-recognition https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289983/henry-brothers-achieves-landmark-environmental-recognition Henry Brothers has become only the fifth company in Northern Ireland to achieve Platinum Status in Business in the Community NI%apos;s (BITC NI) Environmental Benchmarking Survey. The construction firm wa Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:00:00 GMT Major Step Forward For L%apos;Derry Waterside Housing https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289978/major-step-forward-for-l-derry-waterside-housing https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289978/major-step-forward-for-l-derry-waterside-housing Plans for 252 new homes in the Waterside area of L%apos;Derry have moved on to the next stage of the planning process. Derry City and Strabane District Council%apos;s Planning Committee approved a Reserved Mat Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:00:00 GMT Funding Boost For Upgrades At Delamont Country Park https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289993/funding-boost-for-upgrades-at-delamont-country-park https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289993/funding-boost-for-upgrades-at-delamont-country-park Improvements to visitor facilities at Delamont Country Park have been unlocked with the approval of new funding. At a meeting of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council on 03 October, members agreed Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:00:00 GMT Visitor Experience Improved At St Columb%apos;s Park https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289988/visitor-experience-improved-at-st-columb-s-park https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289988/visitor-experience-improved-at-st-columb-s-park A programme of improvement works at St Columb%apos;s Park in L%apos;Derry has reached a key milestone. The new £50,000 sheltered space with inclusive seating has opened at the new Walled Garden, designed in-h Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:00:00 GMT Vital Conservation Projects Progress At Lough Neagh https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289973/vital-conservation-projects-progress-at-lough-neagh https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289973/vital-conservation-projects-progress-at-lough-neagh Several conservation projects at the Portmore Lough Nature Reserve at Gawley%apos;s Gate are continuing to move forward. Infrastructure Minister John O%apos;Dowd visited the site, where he was given a tour of Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:00:00 GMT Homelessness Figures Spark Further Call For Emergency Eviction Ban https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/290003/homelessness-figures-spark-further-call-for-emergency-eviction-ban https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/290003/homelessness-figures-spark-further-call-for-emergency-eviction-ban A call from Labour for an emergency eviction ban across Ireland has been reiterated amid news of the latest homelessness figures. Approximately 10,805 people are now living in homelessness as of Aug Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:00:00 GMT Kingspan Acquires New German Business https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289979/kingspan-acquires-new-german-business https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289979/kingspan-acquires-new-german-business Irish building materials giant Kingspan Group has strengthened its offering with a brand new acquisition. The company has acquired the CALOSTAT® brand of high-performance insulation boards from the Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:00:00 GMT Success Of Rural Social Economy Investment Scheme Celebrated https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289976/success-of-rural-social-economy-investment-scheme-celebrated https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289976/success-of-rural-social-economy-investment-scheme-celebrated A social farm in Bangor has branched out into new work with support from DAERA%apos;s Rural Social Economy Investment Scheme. Behind the Stable Door Ltd is a social farm that provides those with a disabil Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:00:00 GMT Roadworks Announced In Hillsborough https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289998/roadworks-announced-in-hillsborough https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/289998/roadworks-announced-in-hillsborough Roadworks are set to begin in Hillsborough later this month. The £209,000 scheme will see resurfacing delivered on Carnreagh Road, extending between Ballynahinch Road and Carnreagh. To facilitate t Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:00:00 GMT Skanstec Recognised With Prestigious CPD Standard https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/290001/skanstec-recognised-with-prestigious-cpd-standard https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/290001/skanstec-recognised-with-prestigious-cpd-standard Skanstec has successfully secured the prestigious CPD Accredited Employer Standard by Engineers Ireland. This award recognises the firm%apos;s commitment to its continuing professional development (CPD) Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:00:00 GMT