February 2005 News items

Hydro-Geotech Expert Group

TOBIN Consulting Engineers and TES Consulting Engineers(TOBIN/TES) are long established in providing high quality services in the disciplines of geotechnical engineering, geology, hydrogeology, hydrology and soil science. TOBIN/TES have an in-house Hydro-Geotech Expert Group, the purpose of which is to consolidate the exisiting in-company knowledge and expertise in these areas.
Members of the Expert Group are based throughout the company network which has its head office in Galway and regional offices in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Castlebar and Dundalk. Members of the group have worked extensively in all parts of the country in all aspects of geotechnical engineering and the earth sciences.
For further information, please contact any of the members of the Expert Group.

15th Irish Environmental Researchers' Colloquium

Mairead Hogan, on behalf of the National Litter Pollution Monitoring organisation, presented a paper recently to the 15th Irish Environmental Researchers' Colloquium, entitled: "The National Litter Pollution Monitoring System: an innovative approach to managing litter". Click here to view paper.

Planning and Waste Licence Applications

Date Client Facility Decision
18 Feb '05 Bord Na Móna Plc. Drehid Integrated Waste Management Facility* Kildare County Council - Decision to grant Planning Permisson

*It was announced on Friday 18th February 2005, that it is the intention of Kildare County Council to grant Bord na Móna Plc., permission for development which will consist of an engineered landfill site (accepting non-hazardous municipal waste) and a composting facility at Drehid Integrated Waste Management Facility.

Recent Contracts Awarded to TES

SITA Environmental Hazardous Waste Recovery Facility, Greenogue, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin. Environmental Monitoring and Annual Reporting
Fingal County Council Kilshane Cross Recycling Park Preparation of WLA and PA incorporating an EIS
Roadbridge Onshore Pipeline for Corrib Gas Project Environmental Advisor

Recent Contract Awarded to TOBIN/TES

Meath and Louth County Council East Meath South Louth Water Study Abstraction Scheme