Engineers Ireland has announced its shortlists for the 2018 Awards including the Geoscience Ireland Award. Read more
Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, lead a two-day Trade Mission (TM) to Scotland on November 26th-27th; she acknowledged and supported the strong trade between Ireland and Scotland. Geoscience Ireland participated, on the TM which was facilitated by Enterprise Ireland, and attended the Offshore Wind and Smart Grid Energy event with SSE in Glasgow.
The Minister for Finance introduced the African Development (Bank and Fund) Bill 2018 into Dáil Éireann on the 25th of September. The purpose of the Bill is to enable Ireland to join the African Development Bank (AfDB). It is anticipated that Ireland will join the AfDB in early 2019. Read more
NOF Energy along with Enterprise Ireland hosted a Global Energy Showcase in Dublin from 4th to 6th September. Over 80 delegates from Ireland, UK, Norway, France and the Gulf heard updates from Wood McKenzie on Global Energy Trends; from SSE, ESB and Vattenfall on the Energy Future for Ireland and the UK and from the Energy Innovation Centre, DNV and Energy System Catapults on Research and Innovation. The continued rapid growth of renewable energy technologies is urgently required to meet greenhouse gas targets, especially in Ireland. Read more
On the 3rd to the 5th of July, Geoscience Ireland (GI) participated at the ‘GeoEnergy Days’ conference hosted by Pole Avenia in Pau, France. GeoEnergy Days is an international business development conference which brings together service providers and prospective clients in various subsurface energy sectors. Read more
Geoscience Ireland is delighted to announce that Andrew Gaynor, its Business Development Manager, has taken on the role of Executive Secretary of the Irish Mining and Quarrying Society (IMQS); this commitment will run in tandem with his role in Geoscience Ireland.
We wish Andrew every success in the role which he begins this June; please see the IMQS website for further information.