Today Koen Verbruggen, newly appointed Director of the Geological Survey of Ireland and Chairman of Geoscience Ireland, welcomed two new members.
The Verde Environmental Group provides environmental consultancy and contracting services to industrial, commercial, public and residential sectors. Based in Co. Wicklow, it offers three main services: environmental consulting specialising in environmental implications of land and property transactions together with EIA; remediation services for control and clean up of land contaminated by oil, chemicals or flooding; and drilling services for monitoring and site investigations. Verde is actively developing business in Africa at present via UNEP and other agencies.
F.L.I. Group is a specialist design and contracting company providing containment in the mining and landfill sectors. Established in 1989 and based in Co. Waterford, F.L.I. has undertaken projects in Ireland, the UK, France, Canada, New Caledonia, Reunion Islands, and the Gobi Desert. Mining projects include tailings facilities, leach pads, process ponds, and secondary containment while engineered landfill projects include cell construction, restoration, gas recovery and slope construction. F.L.I. also provides specialist contracting, project management and Q&A Safety services.