Our services include:

  • Site selection
  • Feedstock assessment
  • Technical feasibility studies
  • Statutory compliance i.e. planning and licensing/permitting
  • Environment impact assessment
  • Pilot studies
  • Conceptual and detail design
  • Assessment of operational impact.

Our Projects

composting-facilityTender Design for 45,000 tonnes per annum Composting Facility

Client: Veolia Environmental Services Ltd.

Location:  Dublin, Ireland

Capital Value: €20 million

Key Facts: Tender design for a 45,000 tonne per annum composting facility, household waste recycling centre and a transfer station.

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FT fulfilled a range of duties on this appointment including:

  • Interaction with composting technology provider
  • Footprint selection and architectural proposals
  • Preparation of planning consent application documentation
  • Geotechnical and structural design of composting tunnels
  • Spatial and structural design of waste facility building
  • Emissions modelling including stack height design
  • Traffic movement design including road pavement design
  • Site drainage
  • Building services design

composting-facility2Support Services for development of a 25,000 tonnes per annum Composting Facility

Client: MDY Construction Ltd.

Location:  Kildare, Ireland

Capital Value: €9 million

Key Facts: Support services to MDY Construction Ltd. during the construction and commissioning of a 25,000 tonne per annum source segregated food waste composting facility.

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MDY Construction Ltd., in conjunction with WTT (composting technology providers), were awarded the design build contract for the development of this food waste composting facility. FT provided support in relation to animal by-products approval, health and safety aspects, occupational noise assessment and odour assessment.

FT’s scope of work included:

  • The preparation of Stage 1 and 2 animal by products application, including development of standard operating procedures and required documentation for facility operation
  • The facilitation of a hazard and operability meeting for facility operation
  • The carrying out of weekly occupational noise assessments over a six month operational period to develop a noise profile for the facility
  • The engagement of a specialist subcontractor to carry out fortnightly odour assessments of facility biofilters over a six month operational period.

composting-facility3Statutory Consents for a 99,000 tonnes per annum Anaerobic Digestion Facility


Client: Ballywalter Farms Ltd.

Location: Wexford, Ireland

Capital Value: €25 million

Key Facts: Environmental impact statement (EIS), waste licence and planning application for a 99,000 tonnes per annum anaerobic digestion plant.

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The developer proposed the construction of a bioenergy facility comprising of anaerobic digestion technology with combined heat and power generation for biowaste. FT provided the following services:

  • Preliminary design of the development including facility layout, surface water management system, wastewater treatment system, junction upgrades etc.
  • All baseline studies for noise, air, surface water, groundwater and ecology
  • Air and noise prediction assessments using modelling software
  • Assimilative capacity assessment
  • Statutory consultation with the relevant consultees
  • Landscape assessment
  • Preparation and submission of planning applications
  • Preparation of waste licence application.


Bernie-GuinanBernie Guinan – Director & Head of Waste & Resource Management

Telephone: +353 1 6583500

Email: bernie.guinan@nullftco.ie

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Eamon TimoneyEamon Timoney – Managing Director

Telephone: +353 21 4969553

Email: eamon.timoney@nullftco.ie

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