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What’s in a CE Mark?

What’s in a CE Mark?

What’s in a CE Mark? The familiar CE symbol on a product provides among other things, peace of mind. In Ireland, under the Construction Product Regulation[1], in order for a product to be CE marked it requires a Declaration of Performance.  This Declaration indicates how the product…

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The Move to Zero Waste

The Move to Zero Waste

  PRECAST CONCRETE PILING – the move to Zero Waste Spoil and waste from piling operations can be a very costly aspect of all piling operations. Whether using bored or driven piles, the clean-up following completion of a piling contract should not be underestimated in terms of time,…

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Health & Safety – a core value at Terradrive

Health & Safety – a core value at Terradrive

For the second year in a row, Terradrive Piling & Foundations Ltd. has successfully achieved Safe-T-Cert accreditation. Following on from the success of being the first Irish piling company to achieve Safe-T-Cert accreditation, Terradrive has increased its rating from level E to level D certification due to…

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Green light for Terradrive at Shannon Airport

Green light for Terradrive at Shannon Airport

Terradrive Piling & Foundations Ltd. completed piling operations for the new US Custom Border Patrol (CBP) at Shannon Airport, for PJ Hegarty & Sons Ltd. The piled foundations comprised a mixture of conventional driven precast concrete piling, low headroom bottom driven mini-piling and restricted access Jacked-In mini-piling.…

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Greener Piling Solutions

Greener Piling Solutions

Green and sustainable energy has lately become a “hot topic” in the construction world, and Terradrive Piling & Foundations Ltd has been determined to play its part. Currently involved in a project at Curragh Windfarm, in Co Cork, Terradrive will provide the foundations system to support new…

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Market conditions – Looking at the bright side

Market conditions – Looking at the bright side

No doubt that most of Irish businesses are facing challenging times. The construction industry alone has recorded a loss of 200,000 jobs over the past two years*. A wide majority of building projects are on a stand-still and there is no sign of recovery expected soon. In…

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