Minister Kyne presents Irish Concrete Federation’s Sustainable Quarry Awards 2017

Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, Mr Sean Kyne T.D presented the winners of the ICF’s Sustainable Quarry Awards which were held on October 25th 2017.

The ICF awards are a showcase for the many fine examples of sustainable extraction operations which underpin Ireland’s economic and societal development. The winners will go forward to represent Ireland in the European Aggregate Association (UEPG) Quarry Sustainability Awards.

The overall national winner for 2017 was Kilsaran International’s Gallstown Quarry, Grangebellew, Drogheda, Co Louth. The winner’s award was presented for the outstanding achievement in comprehensive environmental management of a large integrated extractive operation.

ICF would like to congratulate all the winners who received their awards from the Minister on the day.

National Winner

Kilsaran International, Gallstown Quarry, Gallstown, Grangebellew, Drogheda, Co Louth

Names (L to R): Peter Gleeson – ICF President, Minster Sean Kyne, Peter Ryan – Kilsaran, Fergus Gallagher – Kilsaran, Cormac Dunne – Kilsaran, Ray Scanlon – Geological Survey of Ireland.

 

Other award winners on the day are as follows:

Ardfert Quarry Products, Sackville, Ardfert, Co Kerry

Outstanding achievement in the areas of water management and community engagement

Names (L to R): Peter Gleeson – ICF President, Minster Sean Kyne, John O’Carroll – Ardfert Quarry Products, Ray Scanlon – Geological Survey of Ireland.

Roadstone, Huntstown Quarry, Finglas, Dublin 11

Outstanding achievement in the areas of landscaping and site restoration

Names (L to R) Peter Gleeson – ICF President, Richie McDonnell – Roadstone, Minster Sean Kyne, Cyril Maher – Roadstone, Cormac McCarthy – Roadstone, Ray Scanlon – Geological Survey of Ireland.

Keohane Readymix, Dromkeen, Innishannon, Co Cork

Outstanding achievement for comprehensive environmental management and community engagement

Names (L to R): Peter Gleeson – ICF President, Eibhlin Keohane – Keohane Readymix, Paudie Keohane – Keohane Readymix, Minister Sean Kyne, Denis Keohane – Keohane Readymix, Ray Scanlon – Geological Survey of Ireland.

Kilsaran International, Ballinascorney Quarry, Brittas, Co. Dublin

Outstanding Achievement in Overall Quarry Sustainability

Names (L to R): Peter Gleeson – ICF President, Minister Sean Kyne, Ronan Barry – Kilsaran, Fergus Gallagher – Kilsaran, Ray Scanlon – Geological Survey of Ireland, Cormac Dunne – Kilsaran.

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