University of Ulster Offers Free Environmental Management Training

The University of Ulster is to host a free training programme for local construction companies in a bid to help reduce the 4 million tonnes of waste produced by the industry each year. It is estimated that only around one third of Northern Ireland’s construction, demolition and excavation waste is currently reused or recycled. But … Read more

Installation of Domestic Water Meters a Possible Route Back to Work

Due to the economic downturn many people who lost their jobs are choosing to retrain in the hope of returning to work A training course which is proving to be particularly popular with those who previously worked in the construction sector is a Water Meter Installer course. This practical course, delivered by Chevron Training, a … Read more

Energy Efficiency Retrofit Central to Construction Industry Recovery

The short to medium term future of the Irish construction industry lies in the energy efficiency retrofit market. This is clearly evidenced by the high turnout of the ‘Energy Efficient Retrofit and New Build’ training from 6th to 10th December in Germany which was organised by the German-Irish Chamber of Industry and Commerce. 37 Irish … Read more