The FLI Group has announced the acquisition of QDS, a UK based industry-leading soil and water remediation solutions company. Read more
Geoscience Ireland along with five member companies recently featured in the Engineers Journal April edition. You can view the feature by clicking here.
The companies featured in the piece are Nicholas O’Dwyer, FLI Group, Murphy Surveys, Fehily Timoney & Company and Compass Informatics.
Geoscience Ireland (GI) is delighted to welcome AECOM as its 35th member.
AECOM, a leading global provider of design, construction and management services, employs over 87,000 people globally with offices located in Europe, Asia, Middle East, Australia and America. AECOM has been in Ireland since 1999 and now has six offices (Dublin , Galway, Limerick, Cork and Derry). Read more
Mincon PLC based in Shannon, Ireland, designs and manufactures rock drilling tools for mining, quarrying, hydrocarbons and groundwater industries. With manufacturing facilities in Ireland, Australia, USA and more recently the UK, Mincon reported record Revenues of €97M for 2017, and a 38% increase in Operating Profit to €14M. Read more
The Government has published its Action Plan for Jobs (APJ) 2018, which is the strategic plan for job creation aimed at meeting the long-term, sustained goals outlined in ‘Enterprise 2025’. The 2018 plan builds on the progress achieved by past APJs and continues to support cluster development with Geoscience Ireland outlined as a successful case study (GI Case Study). Read more
The annual Mining Indaba was held in Cape Town in early February. Stronger commodity prices underpinned a more buoyant mood this year which was reflected in a greater presence by over 50 junior exploration companies and a 50% increase in attendance by African Governments. Innovation and Sustainability were to the fore with the Inter-Governmental Forum on Sustainable Mining (IGF) hosting a well-attended series of workshops. However, a large proportion of exploration funds are being directed into near-mine activity rather than grassroots searching for new deposits. Read more