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Meet Donal O'Driscoll our new Senior Geotechnial Engineer

By: GDG
Posted on: 23-May-2017
Filed under: Personnel, News
Donal joins GDG’s Dublin office as a Senior Geotechnical Engineer. Donal is a Chartered Engineer with over 10 years experience in geotechnical design and project management for a broad range of offshore and onshore projects.  

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David Igoe presented at Engineers Ireland: ‘Geotechnical Challenges for Offshore Renewable Energy’

By: GDG
Posted on: 19-May-2017
Filed under: Events, Personnel, News
The offshore renewables industry in Europe, and in particular offshore wind, has experienced large growth over the past decade and is projected to continue to grow significantly over the next 10 years.

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Meet James McAteer, Our New Geologist

By: GDG
Posted on: 17-May-2017
Filed under: Personnel, News
James is an experienced geologist with a BSc in Geology and Archaeology from University College Dublin. James’ work as a geologist to date has focused on GIS development, hydrogeological mapping and geothermal energy. His work includes in depth research into ground source heating technologies as well as temperature measurement and data acquisition techniques. James has extensive experience working on projects conducting field and laboratory thermal properties tests on Irish rock types and soils.

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GDG Leading EU-Funded Project to Protect Critical Transport Infrastructure

By: GDG
Posted on: 12-May-2017
Filed under: Events, Project updates, News
The SAFE-10-T (Safety of Transport Infrastructure on the TEN-T Network) Project funded by the European Union commenced this week with the project kick-off meeting taking place in Delft, the Netherlands. GDG are responsible for coordinating this three year project and will manage an international consortium to develop a safety framework for critical road, rail and inland waterway infrastructure along the European TEN-T network. The framework will use remote monitoring data for tunnels, bridges and earthworks in conjunction with machine learning algorithms and traffic modelling tools to evaluate network safety performance due to extreme events.

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Meet Ali Momeni and Michelle Coleman, the latest additions to the GDG Team

By: GDG
Posted on: 11-May-2017
Filed under: Personnel, News
Ali Momeni joins Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions' Edinburgh office as a Geotechnical Design Engineer.

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Meet GDG’s New CAD Technician, Eric Brennan

By: GDG
Posted on: 09-May-2017
Filed under: Personnel, News
Eric Brennan joins the GDG team as a CAD Technician having previously worked for Hayes Higgins Partnership and DBFL Consulting Engineers.

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Paul Quigley Presented at Engineer Ireland

By: GDG
Posted on: 08-May-2017
Filed under: Events, Personnel, News

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Meet GDG's Head of Innovation, Dr. Julie Clarke

By: GDG
Posted on: 05-May-2017
Filed under: Personnel, News
Julie Clarke joins the GDG team as Head of Research, Development and Innovation. Prior to joining GDG, Julie was involved in a number of European-funded research projects and, therefore, she has experience of project management and grant proposal writing for R&D projects. In addition, Julie has a broad range of experience in the development and application of risk assessment methodologies for civil engineering structures due to natural and manmade hazards.

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David Igoe Will Present at Engineers Ireland on the 16th of May

By: GDG
Posted on: 04-May-2017
Filed under: Events, Personnel, News
Dr. David Igoe, Head of Offshore at GDG, will be presenting on Geotechnical Challenges for Offshore Renewable Energy. 

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