Geoscience Ireland welcomes Mincon Group PLC to membership
Geoscience Ireland (GI) is delighted to announce that Mincon Group PLC has joined GI as its 30th member.
Mincon Group PLC, founded in 1977 in Shannon, Ireland, manufactures and distributes a range of precision engineered hard rock drilling tools for a variety of industries including Mining, Exploration, Waterwell, Geothermal, Construction, Horizontal Directional Drilling, Oil-Gas and Energy.
Mincon Group PLC has a worldwide presence with offices in Ireland, UK, Sweden, Poland, USA, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Namibia, Tanzania, Senegal, Ghana, Chile and Peru. All products are manufactured in the company’s plants in Ireland, USA, Australia, Canada or the UK. Mincon has a well-developed supply chain, enabling Mincon products to reach clients’ sites wherever they are in the world.
Welcoming Mincon, Koen Verbruggen, Director of the Geological Survey of Ireland, said:
“Mincon is a leading manufacturer of rock drilling tools for the extractive and construction industries. It is an Irish success story demonstrating the ability to develop and sell world class products to international markets in Europe, Africa, North and South America and Australia. Its success is exemplified by its role in the rescue of 33 miners from an underground mine in Chile in August 2010.
Mincon’s membership of GI represents an added dimension of manufacturing excellence to GI’s service offering of consultancy and contractual services.”