Field of Dreams, Cork

7th June 2017

On Friday 26th & Saturday 27th May 2017, a team of 20 staff volunteers from our own O’Shea’s Electrical worked with staff volunteers from ESB to wire the porta-cabins and public lighting in Down Syndrome Cork’s Field of Dreams. Several suppliers of electrical equipment in Cork also lent very generous support.

The site is the first of its kind in Ireland and will see three acres of agricultural land transform into an educational and work-based horticultural site.  The land has been provided by the Munster Agriculture Society who are partners with Down Syndrome Cork in this initiative.

About 95% of adults with Down Syndrome are unemployed, and the project will teach participants to grow their own fruit and vegetables. It will provide a range of training, education, and work opportunities for adults with Down Syndrome in a safe and inspirational environment. Award winning … Read More »



Jones Engineering Group awarded oil field commissioning works in Abu Dhabi

2nd June 2017

Jones Engineering Group have been appointed as the specialist commissioning works contractor on the UZ-750 Project, West Island facility of the Upper Zakum Offshore Oil Field Development, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Upper Zakum is the second largest offshore oilfield and fourth largest oilfield in the world, it comprises of four artificial islands with associated drilling and production facilities. The oil field is owned by Zakum Development Company (ZADCO), a joint venture of ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company) acting as the operator, ExxonMobil and Japan Oil Development Company.

The works are being undertaken by our Contract Support Services division. This award complements other recent awards by this division in both Saudi and Qatar, where support services are being provided on several infrastructural and heavy industry/mining related projects.

 



Cork CIF calls out for Construction Workers

1st June 2017

This year will see 1,500 new jobs created in the Construction sector in Cork. This is not hard to believe with 1,900,000 square foot of office space already approved for planning in the city and suburbs, and critical infrastructure set to be developed over the coming years.

Cork has developed and continues to develop as a hub for first class infrastructure, pharmaceutical & bio-pharmaceutical clusters, one million square foot of office space for inward investors as well as education, research & development centres in UCC & CIT.

Cork leads the way with the first rail & road tunnels  in the country as well as a new airport terminal and port facilities that keep the county connected, nationally and internationally.

The CIF has produced a fantastic video calling-out to all those in the construction sector and beyond to help the continued development of Cork. … Read More »




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