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A significant milestone was reached in the progress of the Sustainable Transport Bridge in Waterford as BAMs construction barge ‘Skerchi’ was towed into place to commence piling works for the four bridge pier foundations. The piers require construction of a cofferdam, a watertight enclosure to allow construction work below the waterline. The cofferdams will be […]
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Atlantic Technological University together with Trinity College Dublin, ESB and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, will lead a €1.35 million shared e-mobility project to decarbonise transport. Funding of almost €850,000 has been awarded by the Government of Ireland through the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). This project will deliver four shared electric mobility hubs
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The Government has agreed to the allocation of €200,000 in additional funding per year for two years to Mayo County Council to advance the development of the Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) at Ireland West Airport Knock (IWAK). The funding will be used to put in place dedicated project management, and subsequent engagement of external expertise, […]
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Electric vehicle (EV) charging start-up Go Eve has secured €3.5 million in its first funding round, valuing the business at nearly €15 million. The company’s “DockChain” technology aims to make high-power DC charging cost-competitive with lower-power AC charging options. DockChain achieves this by extending the reach of single rapid chargers to service multiple parking
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Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan TD, announced the publication of the Renewable Transport Fuel Policy 2023-2025 Renewable Fuels for Transport Policy 2023-2025. This latest iteration of the Policy sets out updated rates for renewable transport fuels over the next two years and outlines the steps that have to be taken to achieve these proposed rates, in line […]
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Reframing local authority and national planning measures that redistribute car-centric travel spaces to prioritise walking and cycling is critical to help Ireland work towards its goal of more active travel and halving transport sector emissions by 2030 to meet international decarbonisation targets, according to new research. Researchers from Trinity College Dublin’s
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The completed N24 Beary’s Cross Road Improvement Scheme has been officially opened by Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, Councillor Francis Foley. The scheme addresses deficiencies identified with the original junction between the N24 Tipperary Road and R513 to Caherconlish. Records from the RSA and TII outlined that two fatal collisions occurred in […]
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The Minister of State at the Department of Health, Children, Equality, Disability and Integration, Anne Rabbitte has joined with AsIAm, the National Transport Authority (NTA) and transport operators to launch a new initiative entitled “Prepare Me AsIAm for Public Transport”. Ireland’s National Autism Charity, AsIAm supports the Autistic community and their families to have
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Two new Roadmaster patcher machines have been recently deployed to the Cavan road network. The patchers are currently being deployed on three-week rotation throughout the county’s three municipal districts. The two Roadmaster spray injection patching machines were procured from Leitrim-based Archway Products at a combined investment of €670,000 including VAT. The high