Major Capacity Improvements at Galco Waterford

A new, bigger galvanizing bath has just been installed in our Galco Waterford plant. Thanks to the new upgrade, we can now deliver an even better galvanizing service to the South East region. The new tank, which measures 6.5 m by 1.5 m by 2.65 m, increases our Waterford plant capacity by 70%. – [...]

By |2021-06-17T10:51:48+00:00June 17th, 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 |2020-06-25T08:12:23+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 |2020-06-02T06:40:46+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Galvanizing Art

Hot dip galvanizing is very often thought only as a coating for corrosion protection. When you look at the handcrafted flowers that were galvanized in Galco Cork, you can clearly see that the natural, metallic finish can also be a visual enhancement. Aesthetics are important to nearly every construction project, but especially [...]

By |2020-02-26T08:10:07+00:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments

Tractor galvanized for decades

We were privileged to be trusted with this stunning steel model tractor created by the 6th year leaving cert student Davan Leahy. This piece will be on display at this year's National Ploughing Championship 2020. A young man with a very bright future ahead. Davan chose to galvanize the piece with us for quality, [...]

By |2020-02-06T09:50:32+00:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Main News|0 Comments
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