Robert Mulhall takes a look at the key issues faced at the outset of the Arklow Water Supply Scheme and gives an overview of the different aspects of work that were required to develop this new public water supply
Loughlin Quinn sets out the changes that apply to certain construction contracts entered into after 25 July 2016 and the introduction of the new statutory adjudication provision under the Construction Contracts Act, 2013
Widespread use of 3D printing has a potentially negative effect on the environment. Would integrating it in the EPA Act and creating a 3D printing tax limit the damage while still fostering the technology, asks Matthew Murray
Derek O’Connor outlines the energy-saving technologies in Bausch + Lomb’s new combined heat and power plant, which supplies the Waterford manufacturing facility with 72% of its electricity needs and 80% of its thermal energy requirements
The rise, fall and resurgence of the electric car: are new technologies set to increase sales?July 26, 2016
Jonathan Wilkins takes a look at the history of the electric car and investigates why the take-up has not proven as successful as expected. Will improved technology result in resurgent sales of electric vehicles?
Treatment of wastewater containing high concentrations of nitrogen from pig farming is an ongoing environmental problem. Can dry anaerobic digestion technology solve the problem of how best to treat pig manure, including piggery wastewater?
The programme has just been announced for the 2016 Environment Ireland conference. This is Ireland’s largest annual conference on environmental policy and management and it will take place on Thursday 22 September at Croke Park
Pat McLoughlin takes a look at the future of manufacturing, exploring the concept of Industry 4.0 and the technologies necessary for manufacturers to remain competitive in the digital era of manufacturing
Dr Laura Christianson writes that in nitrogen-impaired regions around the world, there are key research opportunities to develop denitrifying woodchip bioreactor technology to provide a practical and low-cost water quality solution
The Rotman lens can be an ideal retrodirective antenna for 5G applications. Mike Gleaves looks at the technology behind this type of lens, an inexpensive means of beam steering at millimetre waves
Under the Equipment Systems Engineering Academy and ECubers programme, SL Controls is educating students to the level required for Industry 4.0 and encouraging young people to study and pursue careers in engineering. Shane Loughlin reports
Engineers have programmed cells to remember and respond to events. This approach to circuit design enables researchers to create complex cellular state machines and track cell histories