Drainage Virtual Showroom

You can arrange a meeting with our sales team in our brand-new drainage showroom in Dublin, or... You can "walk" through our beautiful virtual showroom from the comfort of your own home, office or even on the go! Browse through our high-quality products at the touch of a button. Virtual Tour Tips 1. [...]

By |2022-06-23T07:32:51+00:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Intumescent Paint As Passive Fire Protection

Galco has recently become one of the newest approved intumescent paint contractors in Ireland offering Sherwin Williams Firetex FX6002 and Sika’s Unitherm Platinum. Fire is one of the biggest risks that can not only completely destroy a building, but also businesses, public organizations and of course lives. A Fire Rating and a detailed listing [...]

By |2022-03-25T09:57:59+00:00March 25th, 2022|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Secrets of Hot Dip Galvanizing

Hot Dip Galvanizing is the proven way to protect steel from corrosion. It’s zinc-iron alloy coating is tougher than steel, which makes it ideal for transporting and erecting on site. It is also extremely durable, providing as much as 100 years maintenance-free life in most environments. In line with the new EU guidelines on [...]

By |2021-12-01T08:20:15+00:00December 1st, 2021|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Design For Hot Dip Galvanizing

Early consultation between galvanizer, fabricator, and designer is the key to obtaining the best results from the galvanizing process. Design features, which may aid the access and drainage of molten zinc, will improve the quality and appearance of the coating. For complete protection, molten zinc must be able to flow freely to all surfaces [...]

By |2021-11-30T07:33:20+00:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

We are growing!

Our Access Covers & Drainage Systems Division Is Moving – Feb 1st As part of the ongoing development of our Access Covers & Drainage Systems business, we have acquired a new building, dedicated solely to this division – it’s just off the Greenhills Road, not far from the Walkinstown Roundabout (EIRCODE D12 CF99). We [...]

By |2021-01-29T09:47:15+00:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Dublin Development Success Story

The Cedar Brook has been proven to be one of Dublin‘s most successful developments. The recent galvanizing coating thickness readings indicate that the galvanized steelwork will probably exceed a 50-year maintenance-free performance. The Cedar Brook, a joint venture by Park Developments, John Sisk & Son, and Dublin City Council, was aimed at providing housing on [...]

By |2020-11-10T08:55:58+00:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

How to solve the Microplastics problem?

Regular usage of artificial playing surfaces results in 250-300 kgs of microplastics ending up in the surrounding environment and water courses every year. Galco and their international drainage partner, Hauraton, are overcoming this challenge with a safe and effective solution for filtering and retaining microplastic particles. Artificial playing surfaces use synthetic blades of grass [...]

By |2020-11-09T07:44:51+00:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Covid-19 Update

Following the Government’s decision to lift all restrictions on Construction from Tues, May 4th we are happy to announce that we will be able to return to normal operations and will no longer require letters of authorisation from that date. Obviously, it remains critically important for everyone visiting our sites to fully adhere to the [...]

By |2021-04-30T15:11:06+00:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Register for free Zoom CPD

We are pleased to offer free CPD Presentations via Zoom now that many of us have transitioned to home offices. The most recent Drainage CPD presentations have been designed in conjunction with Hauraton and cover their new Microplastics Filtering Drainage System for artificial playing surfaces. Event Date: Wednesday, 15th July 2020 Event Time: Live Webinar to commence 10:30am Register today and feel free to [...]

By |2022-07-26T12:48:45+00:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Microplastics in artificial turf

We have become ever more aware that microplastics in rivers and oceans pose a great danger to fish and other marine life. These ultimately end up on our plates and in the food cycle. Also, the number of microplastic particles in our tap water and mineral water is steadily increasing and we are already [...]

By |2022-07-26T12:32:58+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments
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