The MEIC and Glan Agua brands are the sister companies that form the MEIC Group. They are subsidiaries of the Mota-Engil Group, a multinational company with operations focused on construction and infrastructure management in the engineering, construction and environmental sectors. Mota-Engil has had a presence in Ireland since 2000, establishing Glan Agua and MEIC in 2008 to operate in the water and wastewater sector. 


Recent projects include Thurles Regional Water Supply Scheme (RWSS) and Water Treatment Plant (WTP); Killala, Foxford and Charlestown Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTPs); and Courtmacsharry WWTP. A significant milestone in 2019 was the awarding of a place on Lot 1 of the Thames Water AMP7 Capital Programmes Framework in the UK. 

In the civils and building sector, projects include the Donabate Distributor Road for Fingal County Council, as well as Design & Build contracts for St Francis’ Special School Community College and Community Facility, Portlaoise; and Maynooth Educate Together National School. 


In 2019, the group won the ICE ‘Civil Engineering’ award for the Kerry Central Water Treatment Plant. It represented the Irish industry in the World Water Awards. In 2020, the company was shortlisted for the Water Industry Awards ‘DfMA Project of the Year’ for its Amersham and Northmore projects for Affinity Water in the UK.

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Kerry Central Water Treatment Plant.

YEAR END: 31/12/2019 

ADDRESS: Railway House, Station Road, Loughrea, Co Galway. 

PHONE: 091 880332 


KEY EXECUTIVES: Horácio Sá, Chairman and CEO; Tiago Cruz, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer; Tom O’Connor, Chief Commercial Officer; Karl Zimmerer, Chief Operating Officer. 

KEY ACTIVITIES: Civil Engineering.