Chamber News

 

Minister Ryan launches new solar PV grants for businesses, public organisations and community groups

Immediate Release: Thursday, 22nd September 2022   Minister Ryan launches new solar PV grants for businesses, public organisations and community groups   Latest supports will underpin ‘Ireland’s rooftop revolution’   The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has today announced new Government supports of up to €2,400 for the installation of solar PV (photovoltaic) panels – for businesses, public organisations and community groups. The new grant scheme will be administered by the SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland).   Solar PV...

County Meath Careers Expo Official Launch

County Meath Careers Expo Official Launch Live Work and Grow in Meath County Meath Chambers Careers Expo to highlight 100s of job vacancies     THERE has never been a better time to work in Meath particularly for the tens of thousands of commuters who travel out of the County each day. With pressure to return to the office and rising fuel costs, now is the time to explore the opportunities. The County Meath Chambers Careers Expo which takes place on Wednesday 12 October (2-8pm) in the Ardboyne Hotel Navan will provide hundreds of commuters with the opportunity to end this daily grind.   A MEATH COUNTY COUNC...

Turmec awarded €30 million contract for a project in Brisbane, Australia

Turmec awarded €30 million contract to design and install world’s largest state-of-the-art construction waste processing facility in Brisbane, Australia Rino Recycling (www.rinorecycling.com.au) facility at Pinkenba, Brisbane designed to achieve materials recovery and landfill diversion rates of up to 99% and throughput rates of 475 tonnes per hour to produce a full range of high-quality construction materials.   Rathcairn, Co. Meath, Thursday, 4th August 2022 - Turmec, the international provider of innovative waste processing and recycling solutions, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a €30 millio...

Meath Women in Business and Tech meet for afternoon tea at Slane Castle

Meath Women in Business and Tech meet for afternoon tea at Slane Castle On Friday the 17th of June, the Meath Women in Business and Tech network met for their first in person event in over two years. The Network is a joint initiative between County Meath Chamber and Local Enterprise Office Meath and aims to connect and support women in business in the County. The network is sponsored once again this year by META. Open to all females in business in Meath, the event attracted over 60 participants and was facilitated by Elaine Keogh from Solstice Media LTD. The theme for the event was ‘Influencer Marketing-top tips and advice from Ro...

Turmec awarded £4 million contract to upgrade recycling facility at Falkirk, Scotland

Press release issued on behalf of Turmec Teoranta:   Turmec awarded £4 million contract to upgrade recycling facility at Falkirk, Scotland Turmec supporting Levenseat to double waste sorting capacity and create high skilled jobs at new site at Falkirk Rathcairn, Co. Meath, Wednesday 11th May 2022 – Turmec (www.turmec.com), the international provider of innovative waste processing and recycling solutions, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a Stg£4 million contract to upgrade a Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) at Falkirk, Scotland by West Lothian recycling and waste management busine...

EirGrid to hold East Meath-North Dublin project information day in Swords

www.eirgrid.com ********************** EirGrid to hold East Meath-North Dublin project information day in Swords   As part of its ongoing awareness campaign on the East Meath-North Dublin Grid Upgrade, EirGrid, operator and developer of the electricity grid, will hold an information day in Swords this coming Wednesday, May 18.   The information day will take place in The Atrium, County Hall, Swords from 11am to 4pm and provide the public with the latest information on the proposed 400kV underground cable project. The project will connect Woodland substation near Batterstown, County Meath and Belcamp substation...

Meath Women in Biz & Tech Network Meet Virtually

Press release from Meath County Chamber 29.04.22 Meath Women in Biz & Tech meet virtually On Friday the 29th of April, the Meath Women in Biz & Tech network met virtually for the first time in 2022. The Network is a joint initiative between County Meath Chamber and the Meath Local Enterprise Office and aims to connect and support women in business in the county. The network is proudly sponsored by META. Open to all females in business, the zoom call attracted over 30 participants and was facilitated by Elaine Keogh from Solstice Media. The theme for the event was ‘Digital innovation and the power of marketing’....

Irish Water completes major water project in Ashbourne and unlocks growth and development

27 April 2022 - As part of its commitment to develop and improve water and wastewater infrastructure across Ireland, and provide additional capacity to support growth and development, Irish Water is delighted to announce the completion of a major water project in Ashbourne, bringing with it considerable benefits to the local community and economy. The project, known locally as the Ashbourne Watermains Bottleneck Project, involved the construction of over 5km of new trunk water mains along the R135 and adjoining roads. The new pipeline will support future growth and development in Ashbourne by providing the necessary infrastructure nee...

Meath Business Owners Network meet on Zoom in April

Press release from Meath County Chamber 22.04.22 Meath Business Owners Network meet on Zoom This Friday the 22nd of April, the Meath Business Owners network met over Zoom for their monthly networking call. The theme of the meeting this month focused on celebrating the local success of Irish Grand National winner Dermot McLaughlin and The Fairyhouse Easter Festival. The meeting was once again chaired by Raymond Gibbons of BMS accountancy. The Meath Business Owners Network is a partnership between County Meath Chamber and Meath Local Enterprise office. Raymond started the meeting by reading a statement from the Callaghan family afte...

The Meath Women in Biz & Tech Network – Launch 2022

The Meath Women in Biz & Tech network announces its first quarterly meeting of 2022 on Friday 29th of April at 11am. Themed 'Digital Innovation & The Power of Marketing' this event will hear from two Meath based business women; Kate Scott, CEO & Co-Founder of Holotoyz and Helena Hemeryck, CEO & Co-Founder of Chez Emily Irish Belgian Chocolates. SInead Smith from Meath Womens Refuge & Support Services will join us as we mark 'Go Purple Day'. Register on www.countymeathchamber.ie.   The Meath Women in Biz & Tech network is open to all women in business and aims to bring them together...

Apprenticeship Expo Success - Showcasing Earn 'n' Learn Opportunities Nationally

Apprenticeship Expo Success Dancing with the star’s winner, and former Jockey and local hero Nina Carberry officially opened the Apprenticeship Expo 2022 this morning (Tuesday) at Knightsbrook Hotel in County Meath. The Apprenticeship Expo has grown since its last outing in 2020.  With over 80 exhibitors on the day and close to 3,000 attendees registered across different time slots, the Apprenticeship Expo is a must for all things Apprenticeships! Coming at a time when staff shortages have hit nearly every sector in Ireland the apprenticeship expo served as an opportunity for not only employers to attract new apprenticeships...

Apprenticeship Expo – 1 Week Countdown

2022 Apprenticeship Expo – 1 Week Countdown   The 2022 Apprenticeship Expo takes place on the 29th of March in the Knightsbrook Hotel from 9am. Meet Employers with jobs on offer and take the first step on your career path.   “A one-stop-shop for all things Apprenticeship, the aim of the Apprenticeship Expo is to showcase the employers with apprenticeship opportunities and to raise awareness of the hundreds of earn and learn opportunities” Paula McCaul, County Meath Chamber   With live, interactive demonstrations, the 2022 Apprenticeship Expo will showcase a wide variety of apprenticeship opp...