The Geotechnical Society of Ireland is for members of Engineers Ireland with an interest in geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, soil and rock mechanics, ground investigations, the geosynthetics industry and general civil engineering.

The Register of Ground Engineering Professionals (RoGEP) provides external stakeholders, including clients and other professionals, with a means to identify individuals who are suitably qualified and competent in ground engineering.

Chartered Engineers are eligible to apply to join the Register. Joining the register could benefit your career prospects by showing you have specialist ground engineering competences as defined by a growing list of engineering codes and standards. Apply here today.

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Geoscience Ireland: a successful Government to Business (G2B) initiative

  Geoscience Ireland (GI) is a network of 25 companies, delivering integrated expertise in water, minerals, environmental and infrastructure development to clients in over 50 countries. GI is supported by the Geological Survey of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland. The GI network provides design, consultancy and contracting services to multilateral agencies, governments and the private sector. Background Faced with the collapse of the Irish construction sector in 2010, Enterprise ...

Practicalities of delivering the perfect playing pitch

Speaker: George Mullan, founder and owner of SIS Pitches Sligo native George Mullan is the founder and owner of SIS Pitches, a manufacturing and sports construction company with offices in Europe, Asia and Africa. His background is as a turnaround specialist and he has completed turnarounds in South America, North America and Europe for a major US multinational. SIS Pitches has constructed sports surfaces for some of the greatest names in sport. Its client list includes world-renowned ...

Frontier oil and gas exploration driven by engineering technology

  Authors: Dr Conor Ryan MIEI, senior geoengineer – geophysical technology & operations, Tullow Oil; and Dr Jonathan Leather, geoscience manager – subsurface technology, Tullow Oil Tullow Oil was founded in 1985 when Aidan Heavey, an accountant working for Tullow Engineering in Carlow, heard about an opportunity to develop small gas fields in Senegal that had been overlooked by the major oil companies. Even though he had no major backers and knew nothing of the oil and gas industry, ...

Titanic Belfast building showcases engineering ingenuity

Titanic Belfast has recently been announced as the second-biggest tourist attraction on the Island of Ireland, attracting over 800,000 visitors in its first year of operation (807,340 between March 31, 2012 and March 31, 2013, just behind the annual figures for Dublin’s Guinness Storehouse). The iconic signature building itself, which has just celebrated its first anniversary, stands almost 40m tall and has an instantly recognisable, aluminium-clad external façade that replicates four ...

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