Engineering leaders and teams working in the geoscience field are urged to showcase their geoscientific expertise by submitting an entry to the 2019 Geoscience Ireland Award before the September 18 deadline.

The Geoscience Ireland Award is one of 13 category awards which will be presented at the 2019 Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards, sponsored by ESB. Established in 2010 to showcase and celebrate engineering innovation and excellence, 2019 will mark the 10th anniversary of the awards.

The Geoscience Ireland Award, introduced in 2015 by Geoscience Ireland, recognises exceptional achievement in design and/or delivery of projects requiring significant geoscientific expertise.

For example, involving geological, geochemical, geophysical, geotechnical or hydrogeological studies or projects in the development of natural resources, infrastructure and water services in national and international markets.

Past winners

2018: Northern Spire Bridge by Roughan & O’Donovan; Buro Happold; Farrans Construction; Victor Buyck Joint Venture; Quinn Piling; and Fugro-Loadtest

2017: UMASW by APEX Geoservices Ltd and School of Civil Engineering, University College Dublin

2016: Irish Rail Cutting & Embankment Decision Support Tool by Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions & Irish Rail Iarnród Éireann

2015: Ballaghaderreen Bypass Project by JB Barry and Partners.

Collaboration among different organisations is common practice on projects in the geoscience field and joint entries are welcome.

For more information and to submit an entry to the Geoscience Ireland Award today, visit: