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WTINE 2016 winners visit Nepal

The winning team from WTINE 2016 had a very successful visit to Nepal to implement and test their project the Bio Char Kiln. Building on field testing carried out with Birr Community Growery in Ireland, the team from DIT Product … Continue reading

EPA & Local Authorities donation of Equipment

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) along with Local Authorities around Ireland are currently upgrading their surface water hydrometric stations and groundwater level monitoring sites to telemetric data loggers. As a result they have donated hydrometric equipment that they no longer require to … Continue reading

EWB Ireland Conference Speakers

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Ireland 4th National Conference takes place at Engineers Ireland on Thursday the 9th March from 6:00pm – 9:00pm as part of Engineers Week. Speakers include; Aidan Madden, Arup Aidan Madden is a Chartered Civil/ Structural Engineer … Continue reading

Job Opportunity; Technical Advisor Appropriate Construction Technologies. (TAACT)

Our colleagues in Habitat for Humanity are seeking candidates for the following position, for further information please contact liam.mccarton@dit.ie JOB DESCRIPTION Position title: Technical Advisor Appropriate Construction Technologies. (TAACT) Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka with extensive travel to North and East … Continue reading

Winning Projects – WTINE 2016

The National Finals of “Where There is No Engineer – Designing for Community Resilience” 2016 were held at St. Laurence, Grangegorman on Saturday the 11th June and were officially opened by Joan Burton TD. This year saw approx. 130 entries from … Continue reading

Nepal Conference Ireland 2016 a great success

To mark the first year anniversary of the Nepal earthquakes, the Nepal Ireland Alliance hosted a hugely successful conference on “Post Earthquake – Current Status and Challenges Ahead” on Saturday 30th April in the Simon Perry Building, Trinity College Dublin. The event, … Continue reading

EWB profiled in Irish Building Magazine

Engineers Without Borders Ireland is profiled in the current issue of Irish Building Magazine, one of the top publications for the construction industry in Ireland. The online edition can be accessed at the link below, the article is on page 55. EWB … Continue reading

Conference to mark 1st anniversary of Nepal Earthquake.

To mark the first year anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the Nepal Ireland Alliance is hosting “Nepal Conference: Post Earthquake – Current Status and Challenges Ahead” on Saturday 30th April. The event will take place from 10am to … Continue reading

Smart Shelter Workshops

Smart Shelter Workshops In January 2016 we were delighted to welcome Martijn Schildkamp, founder of three Smart Shelter divisions, to Dublin for an inspiring programme of  lectures, design workshops and hands-on experiments. Martijn shared his considerable expertise in the following areas; Emergency Architecture … Continue reading

Zambia Volunteering 2016

Habitat for Humanity Ireland and EWB – Ireland Volunteer Placements 2016 Habitat for Humanity Ireland is a not-for-profit housing organisation. We work in partnership with and on behalf of Habitat for Humanity International. Our mission is simple: we believe in … Continue reading