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CIF demanding action on the Construction Waste Crisis

For the past two years, the CIF has highlighted the ongoing crisis in the reuse and disposal of soil and stone and construction waste with the Taoiseach, successive Ministers such as Simon Coveney and Denis Naughton, in addition to senior

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Naturally Compliant launches new training programme to raise environmental awareness in construction

Rapidly-expanding environmental consultancy Naturally Compliant has significantly extended its offering to clients with the launch of bespoke training courses aimed at raising environmental awareness in the construction sector. The Scottish-based company has already been asked to provide training for a

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Connected Light delivers ‘consistency and aesthetic consideration’ to newly-built UWE Bristol site

High-efficiency LED lighting and sensors have been installed throughout The Foundry – a new learning space and hub facility for enterprise and technological innovation. Described as an ‘industry-facing enterprise zone’, The Foundry is a new facility located at the heart

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Environmental expert warns of potentially serious delays to construction projects due to change in licensing requirements

Lack of awareness of a recent regulatory change could lead to significant and costly delays in both large and small construction projects in Scotland, a leading environmental consultancy has warned. From January 1 this year, construction projects are obliged to

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Edina purchased in Anglo/Indian joint venture

Edina has been purchased by EPAL, a joint venture between India’s EESL (Energy Efficiency Services Ltd) and UK based EnergyPro Asset Management Ltd. The deal, for an undisclosed figure, will give the new owners a platform for growth in both the

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Lidl today named Irelands top retailer for CSR and announces ambitious new plastic reduction targets

Fresh from being named Irelands top retailer for corporate social responsibility, Lidl today announces new commitments aimed at reducing plastic waste. The company has set ambitious targets around increasing the amount of recycled materials used within its own-brand packaging, with

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BURREN SMOKEHOUSE RECOGNISED FOR SUSTAINABLE SOURCING AND PRACTICES AT ANNUAL GREEN AWARDS

The Burren Smokehouse in Co. Clare has been recognised as ‘Green Seafood Business of the Year’ at the annual Green Awards that took place in Dublin last night. The company run by the dynamic Birgitta and Peter Curtin is renowned

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McCann FitzGerald announces Brendan Slattery to head its Environmental and Planning Group

Premier Irish law firm, McCann FitzGerald today announced that, effective 1 May, Brendan Slattery will join the firm as a partner to head its Environmental and Planning group. Brendan brings with him almost twenty years’ experience in the areas of

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Don’t Miss Ireland’s Biggest Free Event for Facilities Management Professionals

Facilities Management Ireland convenes over 1500 industry professionals on March 6-7 Dublin: Free to attend on March 6th and 7th at the RDS, Ballsbridge, Facilities Management Ireland brings together over 1500 industry professionals working in facilities management, health and safety,

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Safer drinking water for all Europeans

Revised European legislation proposed by the European Commission today will improve the quality of drinking water and access to it as well as provide better information to citizens. Today’s legislative proposal aims to guarantee citizens’ rights and thereby responds to

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