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Letter from THE EDITOR In March, just as news was breaking that the construction industry may not open up as planned on April the 5th, the publisher of Irish Construction Industry Magazine Michael McDonnell penned a short piece for the magazine’s LinkedIn page. In it, he talked about how every other country in Europe has allowed its construction industry to reopen, leaving Ireland far behind and subject to draconian restrictions. Cases are rising and it’s clear that we’ve still got a way to go before Covid is behind us but with cases on sites never surpassing 56, regardless of whether there are 80,000 or 40,000 construction workers on site, you’d have to ask why the construction industry is still in lockdown. “Is there a difference between site A being opened and site B staying closed, perhaps on the same street and managed by the same construction company, that we don’t know about? Site deliveries/site personnel/site interaction are surely the same for both sites. Maybe the personnel and products on site B are more prone to developing Covid? The contractor/project manager/construction director on site B has a laissez faire approach to Covid? The personnel on site B have to travel to and from the site through a Covid hotspot area? I don't think so.” Michael’s piece went on to talk about the construction industry’s impeccable reputation thus far when it comes to following Covid guidelines. Keeping Covid off sites has been to the forefront for virtually all building firms, so why then does it feel like the industry is being punished? “We have always believed that we are a massive part of Europe, yet once again we are being left behind. So come on, let all the sites open and let’s once again stand proud of our Health & Safety record when it comes to Covid.” Hear hear.

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CONTENTS News & Industry Analysis 4 News

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A look at what’s been happening in Ireland’s construction industry

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14 Ulster Bank PMI

Confidence picks up across industry

16 A game changer for Limerick

A series of transformational projects have been proposed for Limerick city

18 A helping hand for Ireland’s construction industry The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity provides a message of hope to the construction community

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Features 20 ‘Frustration is boiling over’

An extended shutdown of the construction industry is affecting housing output and forcing employees to seek work outside Ireland

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22 Focus on… GoContractor

Covid has made onboarding contract workers more of a challenge. GoContractor aims to take the hassle out of the process

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The economic restart after Covid means there’s a chance to improve and speed up the planning and delivery process and link it to compact urban development and rail growth, writes John O’Regan

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32 A challenging year but a bounce back expected

The Docklands residential market suffered in 2020 but an upturn is expected in the second half of 2021

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Cahalane Brothers has completed a €10.5m extension at Clonakilty Community College in West Cork

40 Dublin Residential Investment Report

A new report from Hooke & MacDonald Commercial shows the PRS sector is set to play an important role going forward

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ACTAVO JOINS LOW CARBON PLEDGE INITIATIVE Actavo is pleased to announce that it has signed up to the Business In the Community Ireland (BITCI) Low Carbon Pledge, the first dedicated pledge generated by Irish businesses to set industry standards on sustainability and reduce carbon emissions. This marks the latest development in Actavo’s ongoing efforts to continually raise the standards of quality in its culture, practices and operations. All signatory companies of the Low Carbon Pledge are committed to setting science-based emission reduction targets by 2024 at the latest and to reducing their Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emission intensity by 50% by 2030, as well as aspects of Scope 3 (related to business travel, waste generated & water consumption). Signatories have also made a commitment to review the business value chain from a scope 3 perspective to identify their organisation’s significant indirect carbon emission sources. Brian Kelly, Group CEO, Actavo said: “As one of Actavo’s core values is to ‘operate sustainably’ and protect the planet as much as we can, Actavo is delighted to sign-up to the Low Carbon Pledge, joining a powerful collective movement of Irish businesses committed to science-based targets. We

have been implementing carbon reducing measures across the business since joining the Global Carbon Disclosure Project in 2011, including significant improvements in the sustainability of our fleet and business travel. Membership of the Low Carbon Pledge will enhance our focus on structured measurement of our emissions as we develop our plan to achieve our 2024 goals. We look forward to working collaboratively with other members of the pledge to share innovation, best practice and ambition. This initiative ties into Actavo’s overall

core values and sustainability practices across our divisions in Ireland and internationally.” Originally launched in 2018, the Low Carbon Pledge has now evolved and calls on all Irish businesses to work towards setting science-based emission reduction targets. The Pledge demonstrates meaningful business commitment to reducing carbon emissions and acts as a catalyst for wider initiatives and actions. The Pledge is led by the Low Carbon Sub-group of the BITCI Leaders’ Group on Sustainability and endorsed by the Irish Government.

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Kilsarans new Precast Plant in Brownstown Co. Kildare is now fully operational with several high-profile projects currently in production. The new plant is fully automated, bringing the first of a kind in terms of precast technology to the Irish market. Offering a full-service solution from building design and manufacture through to installation, the fully automated plant is not constrained by static moulds and is completely BIM orientated. Kilsaran has a clear vision for precast production based on its experience with other concrete product production facilities in the Group. Key to this vision is a production facility offering quality assured, traceable precast products that are manufactured with precision. Cost and environmental benefits are delivered with on-time production requiring minimal storage. Following a worldwide search, Kilsaran appointed the Progress Group to provide a fully automated carousel system with robots at every production stage. From pallet cleaning to despatch, shuttering, reinforcement bending and fixing to insert and concrete placement, and curing. Each component is individually constructed, avoiding redundant manufacturing processes, to achieve maximum cost benefits. Not only is the production facility itself fully automated, but the information is delivered using the www.irishconstruction.com

advanced PMXL system. Punch Consulting works in collaboration with Kilsaran to provide BIM support and structural analysis for each building project with direct information supply to the factory. Design concept advice can also be provided at an early stage to convert buildings initially designed in traditional forms of construction to precast concrete. Kilsaran’s aim is to take complex building problems and provide bespoke precast solutions. To provide assistance with this service, Kilsaran have engaged precast engineering specialist George Jones, who is a member of the global concrete federation, fib (federation Internationale du Beton), member of fib Commission 6 for concrete prefabrication and convener of fib task group 6.7 “Precast Concrete in Tall Buildings”. The following benefits are achievable for our customers: • Conversion of traditional construction forms to precast concrete building solutions. • Provide BIM level 2 modelling and structural analysis of building frames. • Provide precast building solutions that are not restricted by old limitations of repetition and shape. • Improved time certainty and completion dates. • Ensure minimal waste due to automation.

• Improved social distancing and less congestion in both production and site workplaces due to fewer personnel (the number of personnel required on a building site to construct using traditional methods can be up to ten times greater when compared to a precast operation). • Greater budget and quality certainty (fewer site-based risks), and value for money. • The reliability of Kilsaran, Irelands largest independent manufacturer of construction materials. Kilsaran aims to provide value and the highest levels of service to our customers. This will continue through Kilsaran Precast. Issue 2 2021 43


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JOHN SISK & SON SUPPORTING MENTAL HEALTH The John Sisk & Son site team at Ayrfield in North Dublin recently teamed up with Belmayne Educate Together School to create an art competition. The theme of the competition was mental health and our I Am Here initiative. The results were outstanding and all the pictures now feature on the Ayrfield site hoarding. The Ayrfield project is nearing completion with the handover of 150 apartments to Dublin City Council expected to take place in May. The site is designated an essential project by the @Department of Housing which allows works to continue during the present shutdown.

MANNOK SALES DIRECTOR, LEE GILLMAN, ON THE VALUE OF PEOPLE AND TRUST With our recent rebrand from Quinn to Mannok came the opportunity to really look at who we are as a company and what that means to our customers. Beyond the day-to-day bustle of talking pricing, logistics, product selection, sales figures, etc., taking time to redefine our brand in line with the progress we have made as a company and our direction moving forward has given us some valuable takeaways, not least of which came from the conversations around priorities for our customers and how we measure up to their expectations. Part of defining your brand identity involves an honest appraisal of your current positioning, gaining insights from listening to your people, your customers and the wider industry. When this appraisal reveals that your strengths as an organisation align with the priorities of your customers, we find a balance of mutual benefit. The sweet spot for us centres around two essential elements: people and trust. Both entwined in everything we do and central to who we are, and both key influences for the market and our customers when it comes to brand and product choice. At Mannok, our people are perhaps our greatest asset. For our customers, the relationships and service we provide are a key differentiator where we excel. With a team of over 800, we are a large-scale organisation with a very distinctive approach to how we do business. People come first, always. That includes our own staff, our local communities, and our customers. Uniquely characteristic of the Mannok team is that, despite that size and diverse nature of operations, it’s a close-knit community which shares a common culture, which is perhaps best defined as a “can-do” attitude. 44 ISSUE 2 2021

The people who are servicing our customers genuinely care about getting it right, and are willing to go the extra mile to ensure that happens. So with 800+ people working to do right by our customers, it becomes a significant advantage. That advantage becomes particularly meaningful when issues arise and it’s at that point when our people have demonstrated that spirit of agility in spades, ensuring a customer experience which naturally breeds loyalty and trust. We’re all familiar with the challenges of the last year in particular, which has forced every business to adapt and find new ways of working. We’re extremely proud of how our team have dealt with these challenges, and it’s very rewarding to be recognised for this, winning the Lockdown Heroes Award at the recent NBG Awards. The award was voted for in recognition of the contribution our flexibility and hard work has made to the success of NBG’s merchant partners in the face of Covid related challenges. Working together to find solutions, delivering on our promises and open communication has helped solidify our customer loyalty and trust. A trustworthy reputation is built over time, and transcends every customer touchpoint, including product quality and expertise. Yes, customers are looking at pricing, product application and suitability, availability, all of the practical influences on a purchase decision. But without trust in the quality, these other factors mean little, and with concerns around product quality prevalent in the market, we’ve found this another area where we perform well and which reassures customers in their brand selection. Similar themes of having the right people, with the right expertise,

working to do the right thing come to the fore when it comes to product quality. For us, the achievement of an industry certification or standard is not just a piece of paper which helps us sell more product; it’s a promise to our customers that we will continue to meet the high standards we have set, that we will conduct our own strict testing and quality controls processes, and that we will deliver on that standard time and time again. So we can stand by what we’re producing and reassure our customers that they can trust us when it comes to product quality. Without that, trust is lost. We’ve established a strong trust in the market, both in the quality of our products and in the value of our service, and this position of a trusted brand is one we do not take for granted. To maintain trust, we must continue to deliver, and that’s key to the future success of our business and our Mannok brand. For customers, we continue to reassure them that whilst our name has changed, the products and service they have now come to expect from us have not changed, and our new Mannok brand puts people and trust at its very core. www.irishconstruction.com

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WESTPORT EQUIPMENT LAUNCH THE RAPID POST FOR TEMPORARY EDGE PROTECTION FOR RENTAL IN IRELAND Westport Equipment is a new equipment rental company founded by Liam Brew, who has a long history of working with safety and design driven product solutions in the construction industry. Part of the drive behind this new business is to bring products to contractors which enhance safety and at the same time deliver value through efficiency and innovation. In keeping with this drive, Westport Equipment is delighted to bring the Rapid-EPS (Edge Protection System) to the equipment rental market in Ireland sourced from an award-winning manufacturing company with a track record in engineering world-leading edge protection for the construction industry. The system offers a unique post which secures itself against the slabs above and below to provide a secure fixing location for the accompanying mesh panel with integrated toe board, and no drilling needed for installation. After many years of listening and observing the needs of contractors and installers worldwide, the Rapid Post was created and rapidly became a system recognised globally for its sheer performance. Rapid-EPS developed something unique and revolutionised the way edge protection is installed worldwide today.

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After a soft launch with a select group of contractors where meetings and demonstrations took place with safety and operational leaders, the first client to take the product from Westport Equipment was the Comer Group at their Milner’s Square Development in North Dublin. Offering quality urban living in a dynamic area of the city, the development comprises 260 apartments and a creche building. The Comer Group and their contractors on site took immediate interest in the product and have put it to work quickly in the live environment. Alan Mulligan, Project Manager for Comer Group, said, www.irishconstruction.com

“The Rapid Post Product immediately struck us by the simplicity and ease of installation and we saw further benefits by the removal of risk associated with moving large heavy components of edge protection equipment both around the site during installation and removal, and also risk with further lifting operations within the building. The components used, while robust steel products, also are easy to lift and easy to install. There is clearly a place for this product in the tool-chest of safety kit at our disposal.” The tool-free compression post has been designed for easy, quick installation. When recently tested against other systems, the speed with which the Rapid Post and Panel can be installed was significantly quicker, almost 10 times faster than drill and fix systems allowing other trades to access work areas faster and reduce the labour costs significantly for the main contractor. Liam Brew of Westport Equipment comments, “The unique Rapid Panel offers the widest fixing centres on the market, meaning more panels can be installed in a shorter amount of time, and fewer components to install creating further time and cost savings. Unlike scaffolding, the Rapid Post and Panel system requires no skilled labour and when asked, clients and installers have given the system the green light. Always for Westport Equipment standards are priority. The system has no problems with meeting and exceeding BSEN 13374:2013+A1:2018 for Class A

and B, confidently meeting the standard for floor to ceiling containment which is becoming more of a demand on site for meeting health and safety requirements and a unique selling point for this system. We look forward to continued investment in our fleet of this product to meet rental demand. Lately, we have seen lively media debate about taller building heights in Dublin and this product is ideally placed to provide a safe space for the contractors involved in the high rises of the future skyline in Ireland.”

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modular building projects can be completed 30-50% quicker than traditional construction methods. Less workers are needed on site, a plus in light of labour shortages, while reduced deliveries to site mean less noise pollution for the surrounding areas. Modular building is, says Sika’s Target Market Manager - Industry, Sealing & Bonding, David Fitzpatrick, the best way to meet Ireland’s current social housing requirements. “Factory-made homes or ‘modular’ construction will play a huge role in helping to solve Ireland’s housing crisis. Our design options combine highly aesthetic development features with energy efficient, sustainable solutions that are ideal for social housing.” Prefabricated projects can be up to 80% complete upon leaving the factory. “That means faster assembly times, cost saving, reduced site deliveries and the subsequent impact of construction, less workers needed on site, and a reduced risk of delays caused by poor weather. The reduction in material handling and the decrease in the amount of waste produced onsite also makes this method of construction more sustainable.” Offsite construction is also ideal for the many Covid test centres popping up www.irishconstruction.com

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screws; this is where Sika occupies a unique position. Using the comprehensive experience and product range of its industrial business, such as vehicle manufacturing, Sika is able to massively speed up the construction process. So far, Sika has completed several modular projects across Europe. The company can supply an extensive range of products for a modular build. “That kind of complete service reduces the number of suppliers a builder or developer will need to use, providing the client with a complete solution,” says David.

around the country. “It’s much easier to get modular testing facilities to site. In certain circumstances, planning permission isn’t required, making them even more convenient.” Adhesives are replacing nails and

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PRODUCTS FOR EXTERIOR APPLICATIONS • Insulation, cavity filling, pipe outlets, pipes, air conditioning • Peripheral sealing of doors, windows and joinery • Non-permanent seals • Anchoring adhesives • Expansion tapes and membranes around door frames and windows • Sealing of roof terraces with

membranes and liquid applied solutions • Waterproofing roof terraces (green roofs) PRODUCTS FOR INTERIOR APPLICATIONS • Skirting board bonding • Insulation, cavity filling, airtight sealing and passive fire protection • Peripheral sealing of doors, windows, joinery • Non-permanent seals • Sandwich panel adhesives • Sanitary sealants • Floor and wall tiling sealants and adhesives • Soft floor and parquet bonding WET ROOM APPLICATIONS Using modular bathroom pods lowers construction costs by reducing construction time, improving quality and reducing on-site rework. With traditional building, a multitude of trades need to be well-coordinated to complete the bathroom installation. This requires a high degree of supervision and management on site to ensure correct sequencing and quality of work from plumbers, electricians, tilers, sealant applicators, interior designers, carpenters and other specialists. Bathroom pods eliminate most of these issues. Savings from waste, reduced construction times and improved quality result in better performance during use, cost savings and earlier income streams from the project. Bathrooms built in a factory offer fewer defects and allow the bathroom pod manufacturer the ability to research and implement aesthetic and functional innovations to improve the bathroom pod quality. For bathroom pods and wet rooms, including in shipping and offshore constructions with IMO qualified solutions, Sika provides expertise with a wide range of products and systems. For more information visit www.sika.ie

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INNOVATIVE IN THE CLOUD, SUSTAINABLE ON THE GROUND One of the industry leaders in the Data Centre sector, Jones Engineering delivered over 215MW for the world’s largest tech companies in 2020, bringing their combined total to 1,100MW. One of their recent projects included the mechanical, electrical and sprinkler design and construction of a 60MW data centre in the Netherlands which was delivered faster than any similar sized data centre in the world. Its 1,200-strong data-centre teams span 14 countries and these highly skilled teams have a reputation for exceeding client expectations. This reputation has ensured they continue to work with the best blue chip companies in the market. Their portfolio of data centre locations is further evidence of their ability to compete on the global stage and includes; Germany, Sweden, Finland, Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Netherlands, Bahrain, UK and Ireland. Data Centres are a pillar of the digital economy utilising continuous improvements and innovations in technology and energy efficiency to keep up with market demand. Jones are recognised as industry leaders in delivering hyperscale, enterprise, co-located data centres and mission critical facilities, installing resilient infrastructure and ensuring uninterrupted critical services. But what may not be quite as well known is how they continue to invest, connect with and support the local communities they work in. Jones Engineering have a tradition and culture of encouraging cooperation and partnership. Throughout these challenging times they continue to support local teams, charities, educational facilities, and clubs, both in Ireland and abroad. They have maintained support of the ESB Science

Blast since its launch three years ago. This is a STEM education programme designed and delivered by the RDS. It is one of the largest science education programmes for primary schools of its kind anywhere. Following the opening of the Jones Engineering European office in Utrecht, Netherlands they have been developing a schedule of community outreach events over the last number of years. Across Europe these events have included a St. Patrick’s Day community outreach event with Mons Rugby Club in Belgium and sponsoring a local Swedish Ice Hockey team. In Gavle, Sweden they engaged with the local council and supported the technical college with setting up a small server room, supplying the labour and equipment as a show of support to the local

community. They continue to focus on supporting, enhancing and powering the community through real and lasting engagement. Jones Engineering is moving ahead, embracing technology, diversity, innovation, working internationally and dealing head-on with the challenges of COVID, not just in Ireland but across Europe and beyond. They maintain that their continued growth and success as a group is down to the exceptional dedication, innovation and commitment of their people. Jones Engineering are currently recruiting across a number of disciplines across Europe and the Middle East and a full list of vacancies can be found on their website: www.joneseng.com

AIRCRETE BLOCKS - A COST-EFFECTIVE, SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION TO ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDING The drive to create more energy efficient buildings with lower carbon emissions is gaining momentum as architects, builders, contractors, developers, and self-builders all seek the simplest and most cost-effective way to achieve this goal. A fabric first approach, insulating floors, walls and roofs to a very high standard, is seen by most as key. This however can exaggerate heat loss through thermal bridging at the thermally weak junctions between these elements, which can account for up to 35% of total heat loss in some cases. Mannok Aircrete blocks (formerly Quinn Lite blocks) are widely regarded as the best solution to tackling heat loss through thermal bridging as they can reduce heat loss by up to 80% compared to dense concrete blocks. Aircrete blocks are commonplace on building sites across the country, most often used in the floor to wall junction to ensure continuity of insulation at this location. This addresses one junction, but it is necessary to apply the same solution to all junctions to effectively combat thermal bridging. The much more straightforward solution is to simply build the entire inner leaf of the cavity wall with Aircrete blocks. This simple switch addresses thermal bridges at all 48 ISSUE 2 2021

junctions by default, almost eliminating heat loss through these junctions. The thermally efficient inner leaf will also reduce heat loss through the wall itself, which can account for up to 35% of the elemental heat loss from the building. In addition, it makes life much easier for the builder, there’s no mixing different types of blocks, no switching from one to another at different locations, which will reduce the risk of errors or omissions. In addition to a more comfortable, energy efficient home with reduced heating bills, the homeowner can look forward to a faster heating response which suits modern day living. Thanks to their insulating properties, Aircrete blocks absorb heat from the room at a slower rate

than denser materials. This means that when the heating is switched on, the home will reach the desired temperature quicker than if the walls were built with heavier concrete blocks. The cost difference of upgrading to Aircrete cavity walls will vary by property but is generally a very small percentage of the overall build. This is then offset quickly by the resulting energy savings, and well worth it for the added performance benefits. In many cases the net result can be cost neutral. The support of the Mannok Technical team advising on specification and providing relevant calculations, will make it an appealing option for selfbuilders and developers alike. www.irishconstruction.com

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