18th July 2019
We have always recognised the importance of the STEAM subjects – science, technology, engineering, arts and maths. As our CEO Jim Curley put it:
“If we are to truly stay at the cutting edge of construction, innovation and project delivery and continue to lead on a worldwide scale we need to draw on our national gift of an abundance of creativity. If we can blend the technical with the creative talents, we open the possibility of keeping our ‘edge’ nationally, but more importantly for the long term internationally.”
This was our 4th year supporting the Engineering-in-a-Box programme which was a resounding success. Two of our Engineers, Dave McSweeny and Thomas McCarthy completed the programme with 4th class pupils in Cork. Dave and Thomas began each lesson with an outline and used a variety of teaching methods including videos, powerpoints, experiments, group discussions … Read More »
1st July 2019
We are delighted to support the Access to Apprenticeship programme run by Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT).
Recently Tom Jones and Simon Watson put on their tour guide hats and brought the current group of students on a whistle-stop visit around our fabrication facility in Collinstown. They were then brought on a site walk through some recent works on a nearby semiconductor plant.
The group have just started their two-week work experience with us, so we wish them all the best in their endeavours and hope to have some aspiring Plumbers and Electricians joining #TeamJones at the end!