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Startup Gathering Launched

31 July 2015

Set to be one of the biggest Startup events in the wold, Startup Gathering 2015will take place across Ireland from 5th – 10th October, with over 50 events being planned across 5 days, 5 industries, and 5 Cities. Dublin on Monday 5th October 2015 Waterford on Tuesday 6th October 2015 Cork on Wednesday 7th October [...]

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Intelligent approach to zero-defect manufacturing

31 July 2015

EU-funded researchers are developing advanced technology for the manufacturing industry, aiming for zero-defect production of everything from aircraft parts to machine tools. Their work will increase efficiency, reduce waste, boost competitiveness and lower costs for European manufacturers, particularly small and medium companies. Working on the IFACOM project, supported by the European Commission, the researchers are [...]

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RPS wins Public Sector Planning and Environment Award

27 July 2015

Planning, environmental, engineering and communications consultant RPS has been named winner of the ‘Planning and Environment Award’ in the Excellence in Business Awards by Public Sector Magazine in Dublin this week. accepted the award for the ‘achievements of the Integrated Dublin Waste Strategy and Poolbeg Project.’ The full implementation of the strategy will mean practically [...]

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2015 EPA National Information Day on Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5

27 July 2015

The EPA is organising a National Information Day for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 on the 21st October 2015 at the Herbert Park Hotel, Dublin 4. This event aims at promoting Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 amongst the Irish Research Community and at supporting the active and successful engagement & participation of Irish researchers in [...]

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Intelligent approach to zero-defect manufacturing

27 July 2015

EU-funded researchers are developing advanced technology for the manufacturing industry, aiming for zero-defect production of everything from aircraft parts to machine tools. Their work will increase efficiency, reduce waste, boost competitiveness and lower costs for European manufacturers, particularly small and medium companies. Working on the IFACOM project, supported by the European Commission, the researchers are [...]

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Bord na Móna posts operating profit of €52.4m

24 July 2015

Bord na Móna recorded an operating profit of €52.4 million for the year ended March 2015, up €2.2 million or 4.3 per cent on the previous year. The operating profit was driven up by the commencement of commercial operations at both the Mountlucas and Bruckana wind farms and increased sales of milled peat for power [...]

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Kingspan’s new technology breakthrough

23 July 2015

Kingspan Insulated Panels has just launched IPN-QuadCore, a new insulated panel core that delivers the best thermal, fire and environmental performance of any closed-cell material in the construction sector. Created with a bespoke technology process that generates a unique microcell structure, IPN-QuadCore is set to bring about a fundamental shift in building performance, resulting in [...]

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EC told to develop transport CO2 footprint rules

23 July 2015

The European Commission should propose a common methodology for calculating the carbon footprint of transport services, according to respondents to a recent consultation. Over 60% of respondents said they would support a common EU carbon footprint methodology. But less than half want a mandatory standardised approach or a voluntary EU label with minimum requirements. Any [...]

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Sustainable energy use in EU food sector – JRC study

23 July 2015

The EU can do more to improve energy efficiency and expand the use of renewables in the food sector, according to a new report [pdf 6.16MB] launched by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) at EXPO Milano. The food sector – including crop cultivation, animal rearing, industrial food processing, logistics and packaging – is a [...]

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An Post Delivers 10% Energy Efficiency Savings

22 July 2015

An Post has signed up to an energy partnership with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to achieve the 33% energy savings target by 2020 across its 180 premises including main Post Offices, Delivery Service Units and Mails Centres nationwide. With an annual spend of €8.5 million on energy, An Post is committed to [...]

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Schneider Electric and E+I Engineering to Make Rugby World Cup Most Sustainable Yet

21 July 2015

Twickenham Stadium is gearing up to host the 2015 Rugby World Cup in the Autumn. Recent additions to the ground in line with the impending event include: the installation of two new big screens at either end of the pitch, new LED low energy floodlights and improved Wi-Fi connectivity across the stadium. All of these [...]

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Helen Duffy Appointed Technical Director of MLM Ireland

20 July 2015

Helen Duffy has been appointed as Technical Director of MLM Ireland, a leading multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consultancy who have entered the Irish market in order to provide independent Assigned Certifier services in accordance with the Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2014. In her new role, Helen will have responsibility for leading the management function and [...]

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