Innovation | heartland - Bord na Móna's community

By: Heartland  05/12/2011
Keywords: waste management, power generation, Photo Album

Type: Article
Bord na Móna’s resource recovery business is at the forefront of addressing waste management in a way that makes environmental and commercial sense..

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Bord na Móna is a fully commercial company like any other trading entity, state-owned or private. This means that we are obliged to make a profit..

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Energy has been re-branded to reflect its power generation capacity across all production methods. Now called Powergen, it’s forging ahead in the..

Type: Article
The Energy Division of Bord na Móna employs circa 750 staff, rising to 1250 during the harvesting season. Accounting for over €100 million a year,..

Type: Article
H. M. S. MILLER Taken from Administration, Vol. 7, no. 1, Spring 1959, p49-55. IRELAND has many deserts. They cover about one-seventh of the land..

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By J. Martin, Mechanical Section Taken from Irish Engineers Journal Supplement, 1970, p34-37. BORD NA MONA produces some 315,000 tons of briquettes..

Type: Article
Dr Finbar Callanan former Bord na Mona Chief Civil Engineer Taken from Sceal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 60, December 2006, p39-43. I joined Bord na..

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Dr Munoo Prasad Taken from Sceal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 60, December 2006, p55-56 The Kilberry Compost Plant was started mainly as a result of B..

Type: Photo Album
Peatlands are a finite resource, they are a unique part of our landscape heritage. Our vision - A New Contract with Nature - begins our journey out..

Type: Photo Album
This is a selection of the machines used by Bord na Móna since its foundation in 1934. We first began using machines in the 1930s and over the..

Type: Photo Album
The photographs in the exhibition section display artefacts and information relevant to Bord na Móna's technical, social, economic and environmental..

Type: Video
This animation was produced for the Heartland Exhibition and shows our journey towards sustainable and renewable energy, services and products.

Type: Video
Produced in the mid 1970s this film shows the impact of Bord na Móna on the midlands and its plans for the future.

Type: Video
This film was produced by Bord na Móna in 1961 and won an award in 1963. It shows the way in which the company had developed since it's inception and..

Type: Video
Paddy Coffey describes the work of the Bord na Móna library at Newbridge.

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Keywords: Display Artefacts, Photo Album, power generation, waste management,

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