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First signs of new €300m marina appear above water in Greystones
THE FIRST visible sections of a new €300 million marina and housing development for the east coast have started to appear above water at Greystones in Co Wicklow.
Work on replacing the town's crumbling Victorian harbour got underway earlier this year - after more than 100 years of lobbying - with major submarine engineering to lay foundations for the development's north and south sea walls.
Sisk paid €4.6m in dividends last year
BUILDING GROUP Sisk paid its shareholders €4.6 million in dividends last year, recently lodged accounts for the company show.
Sicon Ltd, the group's parent, is owned by members of the Sisk family. Last year it had operating profits of €53.2 million, down from €72.4 million in 2006.
Sisk recently confirmed it had laid off 300 staff from a 2,900-strong workforce since the start of this year.
Sisk wins €34m contract in Glasgow
Building contractor, Sisk, has won a €34 million contract in Glasgow, Scotland’s biggest city.
Sisk NI has been awarded the contract to refurbish the old Tesco and Woolworth buildings on a prominent corner of Argyle Street, Glasgow.
Northern Ireland firm, MAR Properties is funding the project. The refurbished building will house a 6,500 sq m store for fashion discounter TK Maxx; it will be its largest outlet in Ireland or Britain.