At the UK Infrastructure Show in Birmingham (NEC, April 30th), HS2 Ltd detailed its current and upcoming opportunities. Speaking about the £10 billion investment, both HS2’s Chief Engineer and Supply Chain Manager promoted SME access to the supply chain and collaborative approaches to tendering.
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
The UK launched its 25-year Minerals Strategy at last weeks ‘Living With Minerals 6’ Conference in London. The strategy was prepared by the CBI (Confederation of British Industry) and the Mineral Products Association. Read more
Geoscience Ireland attended a series of events taking place around a trade mission led by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphries TD. Read more