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December 14, 2018

Can Irish innovation help resolve the UK housing crisis?

By Anne Corr, Market Advisor, Construction The housing crisis in the UK is an issue fuelled by the rising population and soaring property prices. The challenge to keep up with…
High Tech Construction
June 25, 2018

The transformative benefits of BIM

There is increasingly compelling evidence for the financial and economic benefits which Building Information Modelling (BIM) can deliver. According to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the use of BIM…
High Tech Construction
May 10, 2018

What is BIM? Why the future of construction is digital

With Building Information Modelling technology offering significant reductions in project costs and delivery times, Enterprise Ireland, the national export agency, is supporting its adoption. The construction industry has never been…
High Tech Construction
April 16, 2018

How Ireland can propel the Northern Powerhouse region forward

Ireland’s engineering industry is accelerating faster than ever, with Irish companies exporting over £0.4 billion to support the UK’s growing industry as of mid-2017, making the UK the country’s largest…
High Tech Construction
April 12, 2018

What investors are looking for from Data Centre Returns

Introduction The strategies behind data centre investment reflect overall best practice in investment, which is to balance risk against return in the context of specific requirements of time and outlay.…
High Tech Construction
March 14, 2018

Planning for change in data centre project management

The project manager is seen as critical to the most effective process of data centre delivery. Of all the job functions in the construction phase, it is seen as the…
February 22, 2018

2018: the year of the data centre

John Hunt, Senior Market Adviser for the Construction Sector at Enterprise Ireland, describes the top trends that will shape the data centre sector in 2018. In an ever-evolving digital world,…
High Tech Construction
January 31, 2018

Best Practice in Data Centre Construction Projects

Best practice in the management of data centre construction can be summarised as enabling the process and the relationships that best deliver the outcome specified by design. Research conducted among…
High Tech Construction
January 22, 2018

Five Legal Issues to Consider Before Starting a Data Centre Construction Project

Data centres are mission-critical buildings and all stages of their lives are marked by careful assessment and prevention (or reduction) of risk. Therefore, any decision at the stages of siting,…
High Tech Construction
January 16, 2018

Construction skills: the view across Europe

The fallout from the 2008 economic crisis, which saw many people leave the construction industry, left Europe as a whole struggling with skills shortages, according to the Association of European…
High Tech Construction
December 15, 2017

New white paper on trends in data centre construction

The new Future Data Centre white paper analyses the major technological and infrastructural changes that will impact design and construction trends over the next five years. Download the white paper…
High Tech Construction
December 11, 2017

Five Data Centres at the Forefront of Sustainability

For those involved in the build of data centres, sustainability is a key concern for meeting the needs of today's client. There are rarely any surprises when it comes to…

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