Geoscience Ireland

Geoscience Ireland

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Geoscience Ireland (GI) is a business development cluster comprising over 30 companies that deliver the science and engineering needed for minerals, water, environmental and infrastructure developments. 

The collaborative network connects Irish experts to projects, and project partners, in over 50 countries. 

Please see our brochure​​.

The GI Members provide comprehensive, expert-based expertise in: 
- Water Resource Assessment and Management - Infrastructure Development, 
- Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Building in Resources Management, 
- Environment, 
- Mineral Resource Exploration and Development.

The Geoscience Ireland network connects Irish experts to projects, and project partners, in over 50 countries. 
Learn more about projects completed by GI Companies by exploring our Case studies:
- Africa 
- the Americas 
- Europe 
- Asia 
- Oceania​;-Ireland-–-Open-for-Business.aspxIreland Day at PDAC; Ireland – Open for BusinessSean Kyne TD, Minister of State for Natural Resources, provided the closing address at the “Ireland – Open for Business” forum at the Prospectors and Developers Association Canada (PDAC) Convention and Tradeshow held in Toronto, March 5th.08/03/2018 00:00:00 at Indaba 2018The annual Mining Indaba was held in Cape Town in early February. Stronger commodity prices underpinned a more buoyant mood this year which was reflected in a greater presence by over 50 junior exploration companies and a 50% increase in attendance by African Government15/02/2018 00:00:00 Kyne announces record job growth by Geoscience Ireland companies, 354 jobs in 2017​A survey of the companies comprising the Geoscience Ireland business cluster has shown that 128 new jobs were created in the second half of 2017. This brings the overall job creation figure for 2017 to 354, 276 of which were created by small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) - the largest yearly growth since its inception in 2012.30/01/2018 00:00:00 Ireland: successful EU COSME application for Geothermal StudyGeoscience Ireland (GI) is delighted to announce the commencement of the ‘Geo-Energy for the 21st Century’ (GEO-ENERGY EUROPE) project.11/01/2018 00:00:00;-Minister-for-Natural-Resources-Sean-Kyne-to-Address-Ireland-Presentation.aspxreland: Open for Business at PDAC 2018; Minister for Natural Resources Sean Kyne to Address Ireland Ireland: Open for Business at PDAC 2018; Minister for Natural Resources Sean Kyne to Address Ireland Presentation08/01/2018 00:00:00 Kyne welcomes announcement of Geo-Driller ApprenticeshipMinister for Education, Training and Skills, Richard Bruton, TD, today (Friday 8th December 2017) announced the development of a Geo-Drilling Apprenticeship. 08/12/2017 00:00:00;-Wins-Boliden-Safety-Award-.aspxQME Celebrates 30 years; Wins Boliden Safety AwardQuarry & Mining Equipment Ltd (QME) celebrated 30 years in Business at a Dinner for over 210 guests on Friday 17th November at the Ballymascanlon Hotel near Dundalk. 21/11/2017 00:00:00;-Cleantech-Group-Shortlisted.aspxAPEX and UCD win Geoscience Ireland Award; Cleantech Group Shortlisted.The 2017 Engineers Ireland Excellence Award for Geoscience was won by a project developed jointly by Apex Geoservices Ltd and the School of Civil Engineering at University College Dublin.13/11/2017 00:00:00 Infrastructure Committee Publishes Policy PaperThe British Irish Chamber of Commerce (BICC) Infrastructure Committee has published its policy paper that assesses the challenges and opportunities that Brexit presents to the infrastructure sector. The paper forms the basis of the BICC submission to the National Planning Framework. 10/11/2017 00:00:00 Economy on Solid GroundMinister Kyne Launches Economic Review of Geoscience Sector at Geoscience 2017 event •Overall Economic Impact €3.27Bn •Overall Employment 24,739 •Figures approaching 2006 pre-crash levels07/11/2017 00:00:00 Infrastructure Committee Publishes Policy Paper10/11/2017 00:00:00 Economic Review of the Irish Geoscience Sector07/11/2017 00:00:00