Gaining Ground in Wind Energy

AGEC has worked with planning consultants McCarthy Keville O’Sullivan Ltd to recently secure planning permission for Meenbog wind farm in county Donegal. The development will comprise 19 no. wind turbines with a generating capacity of more than 50MW. The development will also include recreation and amenity areas including marked trails, car parks, picnic and [...]

By | 2018-07-27T12:04:15+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Categories: News, Technical feature|

ISO certification

We are pleased to report that AGEC has been re-accredited  for a further 3 years by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI). This accreditation  applies to Quality (ISO 9001:2015), Health & Safety (OHSAS 18001:2007) and Environmental (ISO 14001:2015) standards. AGEC’s objective has always been to maintain high quality standards of work through technical excellence [...]

By | 2017-12-26T14:44:13+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Progress in the wind energy sector

AGEC has worked with planning consultants McCarthy Keville O’Sullivan Ltd to successfully secure planning permission for a wind farm in the townlands of Cloncreen in County Offaly. The wind farm comprises 21 no. turbines with a maximum turbine height of 170m, access tracks, anemometry mast, borrow pit and associated site works. The site has [...]

By | 2017-12-26T14:44:13+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Categories: News, Technical feature|

AGEC active in the renewables sector

We're welcoming the announcement of two new windfarm developments which have been granted planning permission last month - Glemore Windfarm an Carrigarierk Windfarm. AGEC has worked with planning consultants McCarthy Keville O'Sullivan Ltd. (MKOS) to secure planning permission for Clare Winds Limited, for a wind energy development in the townlands of Glenmore, Boolynamweel, Boolynaknockaun and [...]

By | 2017-12-26T14:44:13+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Categories: News, Technical feature|

St. Andrew’s Day celebrations…

            It was a great honour and privilege for both AGEC and our sister company Coastway Surveys to attend the British Ambassador’s St. Andrew’s Day celebration at the British Embassy in Dublin on 30th November. Both Managing Directors, Turlough Johnston and Marion English are photographed here with the Ambassador, Robin [...]

By | 2017-12-26T14:44:13+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Categories: New projects, News|

Doing business in Scotland

Republic of Ireland and Glasgow Celtic legend Packie Bonner joined AGEC and our sister company Coastway Surveys at the City Chambers in Glasgow last Tuesday night at the Irish Business Network Scotland. AGEC has been working on projects in Scotland for over a decade, most recently on the upgrade of the M8/M74 between Glasgow and [...]

By | 2017-12-26T14:44:13+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Categories: News|

Welcoming CIRIA C750

The second edition of the much-used best practice guidance (replacing CIRIA C515 probably the de facto CoP for groundwater control in the UK and Ireland) is a welcome addition to the library here at AGEC. Aside from addressing the many typos of the first edition, the main changes are to Health & Safety and Environmental [...]

AGEC Strategic Alliance with CMW Geosciences Pty Ltd

AGEC has formed a strategic alliance with CMW Geosciences in order to provide enhanced analysis and design services on a local and international basis by combining team strengths from Ireland, UK, Australia and New Zealand. AGEC established an office in Western Australia in February 2012 and since then, AGEC has been involved in many high [...]

Voids within quarries – detection, survey and management

Our sister company, SubsurfaceLaser Scanning, has teamed up with Tarmac to present a joint paper at this year’s ExtractiveIndustry Geology (EIG) Conference on the topic ‘Voids within quarries – how to detect, survey and manage’. Presenting the paper on behalf of Subsurface Laser Scanning will be Director, Subsurface Laser Scanning and Senior Manager, Liam Murphy. [...]