Janssen Sciences Ireland


Location: Ringaskiddy, Cork
Client: Janssen Sciences Ireland
Status: Ongoing
Overall Project Value: N/A
Start Date: August 2021
End Date: October 2021

Brief Description

Janssen Sciences Ireland Ringaskiddy plant is a biomedical plant which produces biomedicines for both the treatment of immune related diseases and new and innovative cancer treatments.

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FT Responsibilities

FT have carried out a number of projects at this facility to ensure compliance with Janssen’s IPPC licence.

7-day Hydrostatic testing of concrete bunds and 24-hr hydrostatic testing of mobile metal and plastic bunds in accordance with the BS 8007 “Design of concrete structures for retaining aqueous liquids”. This testing is required by the EPA every 3 years. FT produced testing certificates and a report outlining the test procedure and the results.

Reviewed the existing stormwater lagoon and designed an upgrade to the lagoon. This upgrade included the following;

  • Design the installation of a permanent pump station to divert water to the WWTP
  • Upgrading from a single liner to a double liner
  • Design and installation of leak detection chambers
  • Specified Engineering Works (SEW) report describing the works for submittal to the EPA
  • Design of the continuity of the stormwater line during the construction phase of the works
  • Acting as PSDP

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