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Dinish Wharf

By: gdgadmin
Posted on: 18-Sep-2019
Filed under: Events, Project updates, News
Dinish Wharf Ireland’s fishing industry is to gain a new €23.5m, 216m-long quay development on completion of works on Dinish Island, Castletownbere in Co Cork. Working with Keating Construction, we are helping to deliver an additional 216m of landing berth, 0.9 hectares of high capacity reclaimed quay storage area, two new breakwater structures at the entrance to the harbour, the navigation channel dredged  to -6.5mCD and a berthing pocket dredged to -8.0mCD to further facilitate landings by vessels up to 100m length overall.

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GDG open Regional Office in Cork

By: gdgadmin
Posted on: 17-Sep-2019
Filed under: Events, Personnel, News
GDG have recently opened their new office at North Point House, Blackpool, Cork. The GDG Office Manager and Principal Engineer is Tim O’ Shea, BE, MIEI, CEng and GDG Director is Gerry O’ Sullivan, BE, FIEI, FACEI, CEng.

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GDG leading project to evaluate potential deep geothermal resources in Dublin city for district heating purposes

By: GDG
Posted on: 12-Jul-2019
Filed under: Events, Project updates, News
GDG are leading an EU-funded project to evaluate the potential deep geothermal resources in two European urban areas. The GEO-URBAN project team met earlier this week in Dublin City Hall to discuss the preliminary results of the multi-disciplinary geophysical surveys that are ongoing in Dublin city and Vallès, Catalonia, Spain. The aim of the project is to improve the understanding of subsurface geological structures and establish a commercial roadmap for the use of geothermal energy as a renewable energy source for homes and businesses in these urban areas. 

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2nd Public Consultation, in Arklow library on Tuesday, 9th July 2019, 5pm to 8pm

By: GDG
Posted on: 02-Jul-2019
Filed under: Events, Project updates, News
Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) have been commissioned by Wicklow County Council to conduct a maritime strategic review for the coastal area of Co. Wicklow. 

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European Geothermal Congress

By: gdgadmin
Posted on: 18-Jun-2019
Filed under: Events, Publications, News
GDG attended this year’s European Geothermal Congress held in The Hague, Netherlands. The event, organised by The European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC) saw the geothermal community meet to celebrate European excellency and to call for tailored tools to drive further geothermal deployment.

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Senior Structural Engineer Needed

By: GDG
Posted on: 13-Jun-2019
Filed under: Personnel, News
We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Structural Engineer with 10-20 years’ experience. This role will support our Urban Construction, Onshore Civil and Marine Civil Engineering design activities. This role will report to our Head of Structures and will be based at one of our UK or IRL offices (Dublin, Belfast or Edinburgh). The location is flexible.

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GDG Competes Landslide Risk Study

By: GDG
Posted on: 04-Jun-2019
Filed under: Project updates, News
Landslides and natural hazards represent a significant risk to the public in many countries around the world – to mitigate the impacts from these events, requires careful planning, engineering and management.

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Irish Sea Research Delivered by GDG & iCRAG

By: GDG
Posted on: 30-May-2019
GDG would like to congratulate Mark Coughlan, GDG Principal Geoscientist and iCRAG researcher, on the publication of an impressive paper on the stratigraphy of the Irish Sea. This study utilizes a combination of publically available geophysical seismic data (gathered as part of the INFOMAR programme) and geotechnical information to develop a ground model of the Quaternary geology in the North Irish Sea.

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Civil/Geotechnical Engineer needed in GDG's Edinburgh office

By: GDG
Posted on: 13-May-2019
Filed under: Personnel, News
Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions Ltd (GDG) is seeking to recruit a Civil/Geotechnical Engineer with 2 to 5 years’ experience. The engineer should be bachelor degree qualified at minimum.

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New great opportunities to join GDG's Offshore Team

By: GDG
Posted on: 11-May-2019
Filed under: Events, Personnel, News
Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) have experienced a significant increase in the demand for our services in the offshore wind sector in recent years. These projects typically involve site investigation management; geological, geophysical, and geotechnical interpretation and foundation / substructure design. To address the increased workload in the offshore sector, we are therefore currently looking for candidates with a range of experience levels from design engineer through to principal engineer / director level.

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