News Articles

News Articles

Latest News and Media from John Sisk & Son.

  • Sisk crowned the Best Main Contractor to Work With at the 2017 Construction Enquirer awards

    13.10.17
    Attracting more votes from our supply chain partners, clients and other stakeholders within the industry, Sisk beat off fierce competition from a number of tier 1 contractors, to receive the  Best Main Contractor to Work With (over £250m) accolade at the awards night on October 10th.   This award recognises Sisk as one of the industry’s best companies to do business with. And we would like to extend a big thank you to everyone who voted!
  • Congrats to our Gold Medal Winning Construction Manager

    28.09.17
    We are pleased to report that one of our UK based team, Ger Hayes, was awarded the Gold Medal in the CIOB Construction Manager of the Year Award Ceremony on Wednesday 27th at an event in London. He was successful in the Residential Category for the Emerald Gardens project at Wembley which completed in October 2016. This is a prestigious, highly competitive award and is a great personal achievement for Ger.
  • Sisk Lagan JV win RICS BIM Award

    13.09.17
    The A19-A1058 Coast Road scheme won the award for ‘Best Use of BIM for Construction Sequencing’ at the RICS BIM awards, hosted on HMS Belfast in London.
  • A19-A1058 Coast Road Junction - First Bridge Beams Installed

    01.07.17
    Our A19-A1058 Coast Road scheme being delivered for Highways England in Newcastle upon Type reached a significant milestone in June when the bridge beams to the first of the six new bridges being built on the scheme were installed.   The 19 beams ranging in weight from 25 tonnes to 57 tonnes were installed successfully over a 24 hour period using a 400 tonne crane initially and the 400 tonne and a 250 tonne crane working in tandem for the heavier precast edge beams.  
  • Sisk Steconfer JV begin testing trams on new Luas Cross City extension

    17.06.17
    Sisk Steconfer JV has commenced testing the trams on the new Luas Cross City light rail extension in Dublin, the most significant milestone for the project to date. Running from St Stephen’s Green to Broombridge through the city centre, Phibsborough and Cabra, the new line will link the Luas Red and Green Lines.
  • Considerate Constructors Scheme launches in Ireland

    16.05.17
    From left to right: Ken Lynch, Contracts Manager, The Exchange, Sisk; Paul Hackett, MD Ireland East, Sisk; Edward Hardy, Chief Executive of the Considerate Constructors Scheme; Brian Handcock, Head of Sustainability, Sisk.   John Sisk & Son is the first contractor to register site The Considerate Constructors Scheme - the organisation established to improve the image of the construction industry - is now international, having launched its first registered site in Ireland.
  • 2017 Considerate Constructors Success

    12.04.17
    Seven Sisk projects have been recognised with awards at the 2017 National Considerate Contractors Scheme Awards ceremonies held in Manchester and London   Gold Award and Runner-Up Most Considerate Site was awarded to Peabody, St Johns Hill project in south London (pictured);
  • Select appoints Sisk on £247m Affinity Living scheme

    10.04.17
    Greater Manchester construction firm John Sisk & Son has won a major deal to deliver the £247m private rental scheme at Circle Square, the development which is transforming the former BBC site.   The deal will see Sisk deliver 677 apartments for Select Property Group’s Affinity Living scheme. Split across two buildings, Affinity Living comprises apartments and 1500 sq m of amenity space. This includes shared lounge areas, co-working spaces, supersized gyms and private entertaining spaces.  
  • Funding Details Agreed To Build £83.7m International Convention Centre Wales

    30.01.17
    Construction on the new International Convention Centre Wales (ICC Wales) will begin in March after funding details were agreed between the Welsh Government, Celtic Manor Resort and NatWest (part of the RBS Group).   NatWest’s local corporate team will provide a £51.5m loan facility to the joint venture company which will construct and manage the new convention centre as a 50/50 partnership between Welsh Government and Celtic Manor Resort.  
  • Sisk achieves BRE BIM Level 2 Certification

    19.10.16
    John Sisk & Son, Ireland’s largest construction business, has just announced that it has achieved BRE BIM Level 2 Certification and is the first Contractor in Ireland to achieve this BRE accreditation. Read the full article here https://www.irishbuildingmagazine.ie/2016/10/19/sisk-achieves-bre-bim-le...