August 2002 News items


There have been a some changes in the TES team over the last few months. Two current member of staff, Damien Grehan and Arjen Brinkmann, have been appointed as Associates on the TES Board of Directors. These senior appointments reflect the major contribution made to TES over the recent years, by both Damien and Arjen.

TES are also pleased to announce the recent election of Williem van Starkenberg as a Director to TES. Willem is Managing Director of the Water and Waste Division of Grontmij Consulting Engineers.

There have also been a few new signings to the TES team. They are Mr. David Conneran (Project Engineer) and Ms. Jennifer Phillips (Office Manager). David is a Civil/Structural Engineer with over four years working experience. He has worked on a variety of medium sized and large scale projects including the Southern Cross Route motorway in Dublin, preliminary contract work on the Kildare town by-pass and a costal defence project for Iarnród Éireann. Jennifer is our new office manager and has work for a number of high profile companies, such as Xerox, as a resource coordinator, and Helsinn Chemicals Ireland, as a network administrator.

These appointments will add considerably to the skill and knowledge base of TES Consulting Engineers.


A number of high profile waste management and extractive industry projects, which TES have been involved in, have recently been awarded planning permission and waste licence decisions, as follows:

Date Client Facility Decision
January '02 McGrath Waste Ltd.,Co. Mayo Waste Recycling/Transfer Facility Planning Permission
April '02 Barna Waste Ltd., Co. Galway Waste Recycling Facility, Civic Amenity Site & Composting Facility. Planning Permission
April '02 Lawlor Brother Waste Disposal, Dublin Waste Recovery/Transfer Facility Planning Permission
June '02 Organic Komposting Ltd., Co. Roscommon Biological Treatment Facility Proposed Decision on WLA
July '02 Cork County Council Landfill Site Proposed Decision on WLA
July '02 Roadstone Provinces Ltd. Quarry Extension , Duleek, Co. Meath Planning Permission
August '02 Roadstone Provinces Ltd. Green Field Site Quarry, Collon, Co. Louth Planning Permission

The Organic Komposting Ltd. facility will be the first of it's kind in Ireland and will have the capacity to treat up to 150,000 tonnes per annum of biowaste in Container Composters and up to 25,000 tonnes per annum using Anaerobic Digestion.

The proposed quarry in Collon, Co. Louth is a major green field site project and the final decision on the planning came from An Bord Pleanála.



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