Sean Kyne TD, Minster of State for Natural Resources, is delighted to announce that Roadstone Ltd has joined Geoscience Ireland.
Roadstone is the leading manufacturer and supplier of building materials in Ireland. Since its foundation in 1949, Roadstone has been at the cutting edge of the construction industry in Ireland and is involved in every aspect of infrastructure development including motorways, airports, light rail, bridges, water supply and commercial and residential developments.
Core values are to provide unrivalled product quality, reliability, innovation, choice, sustainability and customer service.
Roadstone’s nationwide business includes the manufacture and distribution of a wide range of construction products including ready-mix concrete, aggregates, asphalt and macadam, mortar and plaster, concrete blocks and masonry, paving products, roof tiles and agricultural lime. It also provides an asphalt contracting service for commercial, domestic and local authority road projects.
Roadstone is a subsidiary of CRH plc, a leading international player in its industry, with operations in over 35 countries worldwide. CRH is the largest building materials company in North America, a regional leader in Europe and has a growing presence in the Asian economies of India and China.
Geoscience Ireland is a network of 29 Irish companies, delivering integrated expertise in water, minerals, environmental and infrastructure development to clients in over 50 countries. It is supported by the Geological Survey of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland. The GI network provides design, consultancy and contracting services to multilateral agencies, governments and the private sector.
Commenting on the development, Sean Kyne TD, Minister of State for Natural Resources said:
“Roadstone is the largest producer of building products in Ireland and its undoubted expertise will add considerably to the Geoscience Ireland offering. The company plays a crucial role in the delivery of critical infrastructure in Ireland and overseas and I am very pleased to welcome Roadstone to membership of GI”