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A newly developed newsletter, ConsultA, arising from the Covid-19 crisis was set up for ACEI members in March 2020. The word consulta is a noun, which means an official meeting or consultation. Included in the newsletter are weblinks to the European (EFCA) and International consulting engineering association (FIDIC). There are also links to Irish government and agency webpages with current...
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ACEI is pleased to announce the election of new President for 2021-2022, David McHugh, BE, MBA, CEng, MIEI, C.WEM MCIWEM,  FConsEI.   David has been a member of the ACEI Executive Board since 2017 and has undertaken several roles including Convenor of the Sustainability Committee, Second Vice-President and Vice-President. As Convenor of the Sustainability Committee, David drove...
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PII and the difficulties faced by engineers and construction to secure cover is highlighted in a feature in today’s Irish Examiner. Since the Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017, insurers have become more reluctant to cover for potential fire safety issues in Ireland.  The reluctance of the major UK insurance firms to offer cover to engineers...
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The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has published a guide for architects to integrate sustainability in their projects and practices. The RIAI Guide: Sustainable Design Pathways is intended to educate and inform architects and other construction professionals, including surveyors, planners...
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A key mission outlined in the Programme for Government is the delivery of Housing for All, where the Government will seek to address challenges in the sector, including viability, access to finance, land availability, the delivery of infrastructure, building quality, building standards and regulation, and an adequate supply of skilled labour. ...
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