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Construction & Engineering

You may not realise it but geological materials underpin everything we need to sustain our life as we know it. From the fuels we use to run our cars, to the numerous minerals that are in your mobile phone, to the minerals and water in the food and drink we rely on. These geological materials are split into rocks, minerals and fluids or gas contained in rocks. Another key use of these geological materials is in construction. Links below will allow you to explore the following themes:

Construction materials 
Pyrite
Mining and Quarrying in Ireland
Geology and Construction

 

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/events-and-news/events/Pages/UCD-Opportunities-in-Global-Mineral-Resources.aspx'Opportunities in Global Mineral Resources' by Dr Jonathan G. PriceG01, School of Earth Sciences, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 42019-10-25T12:30:00.0000000Z2019-10-25T13:30:00.0000000Z
https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/events-and-news/events/Pages/Geoscience-2019.aspxGeoscience2019 - Geoscience for Climate ActionAviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin 42019-11-05T08:45:00.0000000Z2019-11-05T18:30:00.0000000Z

​​Programmes dealing the themes related to Construction and Engineering include Minerals, Geotechnical and GeoHeritage.

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Minister-of-State-Sean-Canney-TD-gives-keynote-address-at-Mining-Ireland-2019-Conference.aspxMinister of State Sean Canney T.D. gives keynote address at the Mining Ireland 2019 Conference07/10/2019 23:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/events-and-news/news/Pages/Potential-flooding-areas-in-Dublin-projected-by-2100.aspxPotential flooding areas in Dublin projected by 210025/09/2019 23:00:00

 

 

https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/publications/Pages/Dublin-City-Geo-Environmental-Challenges-as-addressed-by-Geological-Survey-Ireland.aspxDublin City Geo-Environmental Challenges as addressed by Geological Survey Ireland10/07/2019 23:00:00
https://www.gsi.ie/ga-ie/publications/Pages/GSI-2017-Short-Call-Quigley-Development-of-a-toolkit-to-manage-AGS-data-for-geotechnical-usage-TAGS.aspxDevelopment of a toolkit to manage AGS data for geotechnical usage TAGS24/06/2019 23:00:00