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  Jason Martin, our Specification and Product Development Manager, answers a commonly asked question in the Irish construction industry in our first “Your Questions, Answered” series. Looking specifically at small buildings up to two stories with traditional masonry wall construction, Jason explains what block strength is required to meet current building regulations, and more specifically […]

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With nZEB standards looming, the Irish Construction industry is bracing itself for change. Architectural professionals, specifiers, contractors and local authorities are tasked with increasing the energy efficiency of every new building in Ireland. In order to comply with European legislation, we must adapt to nearly zero energy building (nZEB) standards by December 31st 2018 for […]

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Quinn Precast in Parkhall Integrated College

Details Project: Parkhall Integrated College, Antrim Client: Education Authority – North Eastern Region Main Contractor: O’Hare & McGovern Product: Precast Hollowcore Flooring, Precast Staircases The new £20 million Parkhall Integrated College in Antrim is a purpose-built, state of the art facility to accommodate 735 pupils. Quinn Precast was awarded the contract for the precast concrete […]

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Quinn Cement and Warrenpoint Harbour Authority are delighted to announce the opening of a new cement export hub at Warrenpoint Harbour, Co. Down.  This £2.5 million investment reflects a 10-year deal between the Cavan-based company and Warrenpoint Harbour Authority. Final commissioning of the new facility was completed at the end of January 2017. The export […]

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At the industry leading UK Construction Week show at the NEC in Birmingham, Quinn enjoyed three days of engagement with show visitors, making new connections and further cementing relations with existing customers. With its Quinn Rooftiles on show in the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) Roofing Pavilion, it was ideally situated to maximise visitors […]

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Quinn Building Products’ specialist rooftile division, Quinn Rooftiles is exhibiting at one of the UK’s largest construction industry events; UK Construction Week 2016. Held at the NEC in Birmingham over three days, from Tuesday 18 October, visitors will be able to get their hands on Quinn’s two premier rooftile ranges: Traditional and Lakeland. Each range […]

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Construction Students from the further education provider South West College Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh took time out from their studies to see at first hand how some of the core materials used in their industry are manufactured. Trevor Mills, Course lecturer at South West College commented “It is a great opportunity for the students to experience how the core materials used in […]

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Quinn Building Products Technical Team attended the University of Ulster, Jordanstown to present their RIBA Approved CPD Seminar on How to Save on Construction Costs with Effective Thermal Bridging Solutions in association with the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) from Region 15 Northern Ireland. The CPD offered the CIAT members in attendance the opportunity […]