On the 15th of February, the European Parliament ratified the ‘Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement’ (CETA) between the European Union and Canada. The agreement is still subject to approval by national governments, however the benefits of the agreement can already be capitalised upon. Read more
Geoscience Ireland (GI) is delighted to announce that Mincon Group PLC has joined GI as its 30th member. Read more
**Geoscience Ireland confirms Fraser Insititute and Invest Northern Ireland as speakers at “Ireland – Open for Business”**
The annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention and Trade Show is the largest international meeting of its type in the world, with attendance in recent years exceeding 25,000 delegates. PDAC has been an important platform for countries seeking to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) in mineral exploration and mining. Read more
The Government has earlier this month announced its strategic plan for job creation aimed at meeting the long-term, sustained goals outlined in ‘Enterprise 2025’. The 2017 plan builds on the progress achieved by past Action Plan for Jobs (APJs), though it also articulates its response to the uncertainties deriving from ‘Brexit’. Read more
A survey of the 28* companies comprising the Geoscience Ireland (GI) business cluster has shown that 179 new jobs were created by GI companies in 2016. This matches the 178 new jobs created in 2015. Read more
Sean Kyne TD, Minster of State for Natural Resources, is delighted to announce that Roadstone Ltd has joined Geoscience Ireland. Read more
Geoscience Ireland (GI) is delighted to announce the appointment of two Market Advisors: Elizabeth Murphy and Stephen Walsh. Read more
Geoscience Ireland congratulates Herb Stanley on his 80th birthday. Originally from Carlton Place, near Ottawa in Ontario Canada, Herb is the Chairman and founder of Irish Drilling Ltd.
Boliden Tara Mines has announced its €44m plan to further develop the Tara mine near Navan, Co Meath.
PW Mining has been awarded the tailing storage facilities and infrastructure earthworks contract for the Natougou Gold Project in Burkina Faso. Read more