OSI launches updated GeoHive providing unprecedented access to map data about Ireland

Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) has launched an updated GeoHive, the state’s geospatial data infrastructure, with the support of the office of the government chief information officer. An online treasury of interactive maps, geospatial data and apps, GeoHive provides unprecedented access to information about Ireland that can be accessed by everyone. GeoHive allows public service bodies, commercial [...] Engineering News, Latest News, News

John Paul Construction working with IGBC for more sustainable built environment 

Tier-one contractor  John Paul Construction has joined the Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) as a gold member and will support the IGBC in developing new programmes to decarbonise the Irish built environment. The partnership is being launched during World Quality Week #WQW21, which this year focuses on sustainability. Sustainable building commitment Liam Kenny, Managing Director, John [...] Latest News, News, Sustainability

Ecocem announces the appointment of Pat Cox as its chairperson

Low carbon cement company Ecocem has appointed former president of the European Parliament Pat Cox as chair of Ecocem Group.
Pat Cox is the current chair of the Finance Green Ireland Committee, is chairing the inaugural Dublin Climate Dialogues this year, and is also chair of the Gore Street Energy Storage Fund – the first-ever listed fund for grid-scale battery storage by the London Stock Exchange.
His roles as a board member of Supernode, an Irish renewables high tech start-up, and Gresham House Ireland further demonstrate his commitment to the sector and strong personal focus on ESG and impact investment.

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100 new jobs to be created as CJK acquires McGrattan & Kenny to form €45m M&E engineering group

Following discussions between the owners of two of Ireland’s best-known engineering companies, CJK has acquired McGrattan & Kenny and will form a new mechanical & electrical engineering services group to compete in the rapidly expanding sector. The formation of the new group will create an additional 100 new jobs over three years, bringing the total complement to 360 people by 2024.

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