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Latest News & Updates

Posted : 15 November 2017

On November 8th, MMD Construction were delighted to receive a prestigious Partners in Excellence Award from Fergal O'Byrne, Head of Business Excellence with the NSAI. The award was presented to Denis Buckley, MMD Construction Quality Manager, for the company's participation in the NSAI& ...


Posted : 09 November 2017

On Sunday last, MMD Construction Ltd featured in the The Sunday Business Post Special Report on the 2017 NISO Occupational Safety Awards. 2017 was the third year that MMD Construction entered the NISO Occupational Safety Awards, and the company takes great pride in the fact that ...


Posted : 27 October 2017

For the final day of Construction Safety Week, MMD Construction coordinated a driving to work safely talk at our head office. The talk was chaired by a member of An Garda Siochana who explained the importance of safety on our roads.    ...


Posted : 27 October 2017

During the very successful Construction Safety Week MMD Construction encouraged all staff to get involved in the planned tool box talks on site and in the company's head office.        The theme of each day was; Construction Safety Week - Monday 23rd October - ...


Posted : 26 October 2017

For the fourth day of Construction Safety Week, MMD Construction coordinated important toolbox talks on multiple sites to discuss Mental Health. On our St. Mary's Primary Care Centre project, guest speaker Anthony O'Shaughnessy of Rapha Cottage discussed the importance of Mental Heal ...


Posted : 25 October 2017

For the third day of Construction Safety Week, MMD Construction coordinated important toolbox talks on multiple sites to discuss the dangers of silica dust inhalation. ...


Posted : 24 October 2017

For the second day of Construction Safety Week, MMD Construction coordinated important toolbox talks on multiple sites to discuss plant and equipment safety.  After falls, the most common cause of fatal or serious accidents in the construction industry are incidents involving mobile plant an ...


Posted : 23 October 2017

For the first day of Construction Safety Week, MMD Construction coordinated Mental Health and Working at Height Awareness Talks on multiple sites.  On our St. Mary's Primary Care Centre project, Anthony O'Shaughnessy of Rapha Cottage discussed the importance of Mental Health.&nb ...


Posted : 18 October 2017

MMD Construction is delighted to announce that the company was awarded a Distinction at the recent National Irish Safety Organisation's (NISO) 25th Annual Occupational Safety Awards 2017, held at the Radisson Blu Galway. The competition offered MMD Construction the chance to showc ...


Posted : 05 October 2017

Building Control (Amendment) Regulations – Practice Notice 3 & 4 has been agreed and is due to be ratified next week by the Construction Industry Council. Practice Notice 3 will provide guidance for ‘Commencement Notice Drawings & Documentation’ as required under S.I.9 of ...


Posted : 20 September 2017

MMD Construction are delighted to announce that following a comprehensive audit the company has achieved 100% compliance with the ISO 9001:2015 (Quality), 14001:2015 (Environmental) and 18001:2007 (Health and Safety) systems. ISO 9001:2015, 14001:2015 and 18001:2007 certifications are b ...


Posted : 11 September 2017

MMD Construction recently held a Machinery Safety (Certification and Lifting) CPD event in conjunction with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health IOSH, this event involved a site visit to our new Head Office site followed thereafter by a presentation on Machinery Safety (Certification an ...


Posted : 21 June 2017

Our EHS Manager Damian Harrington took advantage of the lovely weather this week and held an outdoor toolbox talk at our Cork City North West Primary Care Centre project. Important items discussed were; - Sun protection and dehydration prevention - Working At Height - Machinery and p ...


Posted : 19 June 2017

For four weeks during June and July, MMD Construction have scheduled a Free Health Screening in conjunction with the Construction Workers Health Trust (CWHT) for all construction personnel working on our Eli Lilly IE2 project.  The Free Health Screening which will be carried out by spec ...


Posted : 08 June 2017

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) have advised that they will complete a construction focused inspection campaign during the week commencing the 12th June 2017. During the course of the week, the HSA intend to complete up to 500 inspections. The main focus of these inspections will be on the man ...


Posted : 02 June 2017

This week, Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Séamus McGrath opened the Tur Liath housing scheme in Oliver Plunkett Hill Fermoy.  The scheme, completed by MMD Construction is the first in a number of Council built construction projects which will be delivered over the coming years. &ld ...


Posted : 04 May 2017

MMD Construction has added a new Scania R450 truck to its fleet. MMD Construction is very happy to add another quality Scania vehicle to the fleet.  The truck will feature a MMD Construction logo and will be painted in the MMD Construction colours ...


Posted : 04 May 2017

Almost three quaters of Irelands construction leader's expect commercial and residnetial building to increase over the next year. Despite the uncertainty over Brexit and the staffing issues within the industry, a growth in construction is still expected.       http://w ...


Posted : 26 April 2017

Practice Note 2 has been agreed by the construction industry council which is representative of the professional bodies and the C.I.F. This will give members of the construction industry enhanced guidance on the application of ancillary certificates. Contractor/Sub Contractor certification will b ...


Posted : 10 April 2017

Construction has seen another increase in activity, after increases in both January and February, with March seeing a rise in activity as well. This is fantastic news for the sector and it's been a great start to the year for all involved.   https://www.businessworld.ie/news-from-irel ...


Posted : 07 April 2017

There was a reported growth of 18% in Irish construction in 2016 and a projected 15% growth for 2017.  This is fantastic news for all involved within the industry.   https://www.businessworld.ie/news-from-ireland/Last-year-saw-an-18-growth-in-Irish-construction-output-568029.htm ...


Posted : 05 April 2017

Cormac Smith, Director of MMD Construction, recently hosted the annual Cork Branch CIF dinner at Fota Island House Hotel. It was decided that members of the construction industry would give back to the community and since the dinner was on Daffodil Day, Cork ARC was the charity of choice. The total ...


Posted : 30 March 2017

Minister Simon Coveney was in attendance at the annual CIF dinner in Fota Island Resort. He talked about how he is committed to seeing the Construction Industry Register Ireland be put on a statutory footing in months to come. Minister Coveney spoke positively and passionately about the subject a ...


Posted : 28 March 2017

The Chairman of the Cork Branch of the Construction Industry Federation and Director of Cork contractors, MMD Construction, Cormac Smith has called for the Dunkettle Interchange and the N28 to Ringaskiddy to be fast-tracked to construction in light of Brexit. Speaking at the CIF Cork Annual ...


Posted : 22 March 2017

More good news for the construction sector as new home construction reaches new high in seven years.    http://www.irishtimes.com/business/economy/new-homes-construction-reaches-seven-year-high-1.3018602 ...


Posted : 21 March 2017

For everyone with an interest in the safety, health and welfare of people at work, April 28th is an important date. It’s the date every year when trade union and employer groups worldwide, as well as individual organisations, remember those who have been killed or injured in work-related accid ...


Posted : 20 March 2017

MMD Construction have recently commenced the construction of a large extension to the existing ALDI Store in Cobh, Co. Cork. During the course of the works, the everyday running of the Retail Store will continue as per the normal hours, including the car park. This new project has added to MMD Co ...


Posted : 13 March 2017

Ireland's construction industry experienced strong expansion last month according to the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index. This is fantastic news for the construction industry as it has experienced growth for the second consecutive month of the new year.  &n ...


Posted : 09 March 2017

MMD Construction have just completed the enabling works for the new Radiation Oncology Unit at Cork University Hospital. MMD Construction were the main contractor and PSCS for the project. ...


Posted : 08 March 2017

MMD Construction are currently working on a new Administration building, Manufacturing Building and Warehouse at the BioMarin plant in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork. This is a progress picture of the Manufacturing Building. ...


Posted : 03 March 2017

Great to see new apprenticeship opportunites coming on stream in the construction sector. This is fantastic news for people who are thinking of entering the construction industry as they will have a choice between traditional apprenticeships and a variety of new style apprenticeships.   h ...


Posted : 01 March 2017

This month the Construction Industry Federation Cork Branch will be hosting its first major social event in Cork in almost a decade. MMD Construction Director and CIF Cork Branch Chairman, Cormac Smith was instrumental in coordinating the event, and the event milestone will see Cormac’s tenure ...


Posted : 27 February 2017

Works are progressing very well on the GE Healthcare project in Carrigtwohill Co. Cork. Our Project Team nearly have the building weathertight, therefore internal works will begin shortly. The internal works will consist of a full high-end fit out, including an exciting innovation area.   ...


Posted : 24 February 2017

On the 22nd of February 2017 an Unannounced Regulatory Inspection from the HSA took place at MMD Construction’s site at BioMarin Ireland Ltd, Shanbally, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork. This was the second HSA visit to the site with the last being on the 25th of October 2016, both Audits were complet ...


Posted : 22 February 2017

  Members of the MMD Construction EHS Department attended a CPD IPD event at the Rochestown Park Hotel on Thursday, 16th of February. This event was organised by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health IOSH, where IOSH members obtained advice on successfully maintaining a CPD an ...


Posted : 20 February 2017

Good news for the construction sector and for Cork as the prospects for construction in the County are sky high. MMD Construction Director Cormac Smith attended the launch of the 2017 AECOM market forecast, the main topic of the evening was upturn in the construction industry in Cork. Many ...


Posted : 14 February 2017

There was some good news in January for the Construction Industry as there was a near record high increase in construction jobs. This is fantastic news for the sector and it doesn't look like it'll stop growing anytime soon as Simon Barry, Chief economist at Ulster Bank, is quoted as saying ...


Posted : 13 February 2017

The largest event in the Cork Chamber calendar, the annual dinner took place on Friday, February 3rd in Cork City Hall. The event attracted close to 1000 people and is the most prestigious night in the Cork Networking Calendar.  The awards shine a spotlight on the exceptional businesses in t ...


Posted : 08 February 2017

The National Standards Authority of Ireland currently are holding information events for organistations that want information about the changes that the upgrade ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 will bring.  It is a requirement that by September 2018, all organisations will have transitione ...


Posted : 04 January 2017

PSCS MMD Construction in conjunction with BioMarin Pharmaceutical held a Christmas Safety Awards event for all Site Personnel as a 'thank you' for the hard work carried out during 2016.Ó Crualaoí Butchers set up a temporary serving station giving breakfast to Site Personnel, and a Christmas Draw was ...


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