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Irish Construction Employment Growth Leads the Way Fri, May 27th, 2016, 1:16 pm

Employment in the Irish construction sector rebounded rapidly in the first quarter of this year, showing an increase of 9,500 […]



Sudden Death of Marketing Manager Manitou Ltd UK Wed, May 25th, 2016, 2:29 pm

Paul Bidwell, Marketing Manager of Manitou UK Ltd, has died suddenly at the age of 58. Paul was a well-loved […]


Northern Ireland showcases world-class excellence at Hillhead 2016 Fri, May 6th, 2016, 1:11 pm

Northern Ireland has its largest representation ever this year at Hillhead which takes place from 28–30 June 2016 at Tarmac’s […]


CPA Forecasts Slowdown in Construction Growth as Risks Continue to Rise Mon, Apr 18th, 2016, 9:14 am

The Construction Products Association forecasts 3.0% growth in construction output during 2016 and 3.6% in 2017, a downward revision from […]

Northern Ireland Highways & Transportation Sector Celebrates International Women’s Day Tue, Mar 1st, 2016, 3:36 pm

In recognition of International Women’s Day, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) Northern Ireland is hosting an exciting […]

Northern Ireland Construction Industry set for growth over next five years Tue, Feb 2nd, 2016, 3:51 pm

Construction output in Northern Ireland is predicted to have an annual average growth of 3% over the next five years, […]

Construction to start on A6 scheme this year Mon, Jan 11th, 2016, 2:42 pm

Work on the Moneynick section of the A6 is expected to start later this year, Transport Minister Michelle McIlveen has […]

Farry takes part in Institution of Civil Engineers debate Thu, Dec 10th, 2015, 12:22 pm

Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry has taken part in a panel discussion held as part of the President […]

Winners ALL at Plant, Construction and Quarry Awards! Fri, Nov 27th, 2015, 1:59 am

It certainly was a night to remember at the annual Plant & Civil Engineer magazine’s ‘Plant, Construction & Quarry’ awards […]

Awards Gala Evening Not to be Missed! Fri, Nov 13th, 2015, 11:58 am

The forthcoming ‘Plant, Construction & Quarry’ Awards is shaping up to be a sell-out! The return of this once annual […]

M Large now official suppliers of Atlas & Effer Cranes Fri, Nov 13th, 2015, 11:32 am

M Large has been appointed official supplier for the Atlas and Effer range of truck mounted cranes. The Co Antrim […]

QPANI Meet With Exchequer Secretary Over Aggregates Levy Mon, Nov 9th, 2015, 9:52 am

The Quarry Products Association of Northern Ireland and a number of NI Members of Parliament have met with Exchequer Secretary, […]

WorldSkills Construction winners recognised at Stormont Reception Thu, Nov 5th, 2015, 2:14 pm

Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry hosted a reception at Stormont to honour Northern Ireland’s outstanding success at the […]


CPA Forecasts Slowdown in Construction Growth as Risks Continue to Rise Mon, Apr 18th, 2016, 9:14 am

The Construction Products Association forecasts 3.0% growth in construction output during 2016 and 3.6% in 2017, a downward revision from […]

Northern Ireland Highways & Transportation Sector Celebrates International Women’s Day Tue, Mar 1st, 2016, 3:36 pm

In recognition of International Women’s Day, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) Northern Ireland is hosting an exciting […]

Northern Ireland Construction Industry set for growth over next five years Tue, Feb 2nd, 2016, 3:51 pm

Construction output in Northern Ireland is predicted to have an annual average growth of 3% over the next five years, […]

Construction to start on A6 scheme this year Mon, Jan 11th, 2016, 2:42 pm

Work on the Moneynick section of the A6 is expected to start later this year, Transport Minister Michelle McIlveen has […]

Farry takes part in Institution of Civil Engineers debate Thu, Dec 10th, 2015, 12:22 pm

Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry has taken part in a panel discussion held as part of the President […]

Winners ALL at Plant, Construction and Quarry Awards! Fri, Nov 27th, 2015, 1:59 am

It certainly was a night to remember at the annual Plant & Civil Engineer magazine’s ‘Plant, Construction & Quarry’ awards […]

Awards Gala Evening Not to be Missed! Fri, Nov 13th, 2015, 11:58 am

The forthcoming ‘Plant, Construction & Quarry’ Awards is shaping up to be a sell-out! The return of this once annual […]

M Large now official suppliers of Atlas & Effer Cranes Fri, Nov 13th, 2015, 11:32 am

M Large has been appointed official supplier for the Atlas and Effer range of truck mounted cranes. The Co Antrim […]

QPANI Meet With Exchequer Secretary Over Aggregates Levy Mon, Nov 9th, 2015, 9:52 am

The Quarry Products Association of Northern Ireland and a number of NI Members of Parliament have met with Exchequer Secretary, […]

WorldSkills Construction winners recognised at Stormont Reception Thu, Nov 5th, 2015, 2:14 pm

Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry hosted a reception at Stormont to honour Northern Ireland’s outstanding success at the […]

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Gordon Best, Regional Director, QPANITrying to build momentum

From the desk of: Gordon Best, Regional Director, QPANI With one election behind us and another one to look forward too, […]

CPA-ThumbnailProposed changes for MOT Testing

The Department for Transport has published two public consultations on HGV Periodic Testing and Inspections and Goods Vehicle Operator Licensing […]

HAE - Hire Association EuropeHAE: 40 Years Stronger Together

Established in 1974, HAE, along with its sister company, Event Hire Association (EHA), is a highly regarded trade association specialising […]

HAE - Hire Association EuropeLeading HAE member takes the chair at Northern Ireland construction group

The Construction Industry Group of Northern Ireland have appointed a new Chairman. Stephen Kane, Managing Director of Ridgeway and representing […]

CPA-ThumbnailGood practice guide for ‘requirements for tower cranes’

The new ‘Requirements for Tower Cranes alongside Railways Controlled by Network Rail’ has been prepared to provide clarity about oversailing […]

Gordon Best, Regional Director, QPANIGood & Bad News for New Year

From the Desk of Gordon Best, Regional Director, QPANI The pre-Christmas Stormont House agreement has given some hope that some […]

CPA-ThumbnailPlant Hire Conference Review

It may have been some time since the CPA last held an industry-wide conference, but the substantial list of attendees […]

HAE - Hire Association EuropeHire Awards of Excellence 2015 moves to a spectacular new venue

Don’t miss the 2015 Hire Awards of Excellence on Saturday 18th April 2015 and hosted for the very first time […]

Gordon Best, Regional Director, QPANIGrowing Uncertainty Creating Fear

From the Desk of Gordon Best, Regional Director, QPANI The growing uncertainty over Government Finance in Northern Ireland is not […]

Gordon Best, Regional Director, QPANIMajor Step Forward on Aggregates Levy

From the Desk of Gordon Best, Regional Director, QPANI In the final paragraph of my article in the June edition […]

QPANI LogoQPANI lobby on latest Monitoring Round

QPANI lobby on latest Monitoring Round  QPANI has been lobbying intensely to highlight its concerns over the much delayed June […]

Gordon Best, Regional Director, QPANILess talk more action needed

From the Desk of Gordon Best, Regional Director, QPANI The Finance Minister’s comments during Assembly questions recently committing himself to  […]

QPANI LogoCommitment to Quicker Delivery of Construction Projects Welcomed

The Quarry Products Association of Northern Ireland have welcomed the Finance Minister’s commitment to speed up the delivery of major […]