Sustainable extraction

Maintain compliance, maximise operations, and limit your impact.

The quarrying sector plays an essential role in the Irish economy, helping to supply our construction industry with much needed aggregates and concrete products.

Verdé's environmental expertise in the quarrying and aggregates sector plays a crucial role in helping our clients maintain their compliance, minimise their environmental footprint, mitigate risks, and contribute to the sustainable development of communities and ecosystems.

Environmental consultancy for the quarrying sector

Verdé assist our clients in the planning permission process and application, providing all the necessary environmental expertise and required reporting. Our experts are here to provide you with the needed advice to facilitate a successful application.

We help you to understand and comply with relevant environmental regulations and permitting requirements. We can help you monitor your performance and demonstrate compliance through air, noise, water and soil sampling and analysis.

We conduct thorough assessments to evaluate the potential environmental impact of quarrying and operational activities, providing you with Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (EIAR), Appropriate Assessment Screening Reports and Natura Impact Statements (NIS).


Planning permission

Expert environmental advice for planning permission process and application.


Regulatory compliance

Keeping you up-to-date with environmental regulations and permitting.



Tracking environmental performance using air, noise, water, soil and biodiversity parameters.


Impact Assessment Reports

Environmental Impact Assessment, AA Screening and Natura Impact Statement reports.

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Environmental management plans

Developing strategies and processes to mitigate and management environmental risk.


Sustainability and energy

Improving energy efficiencies, reducing cost and achieving sustainability objectives.


Water management

Hydrogeological consultancy, remediation response and dewatering services.


Community engagement

Facilitating communication and collaboration with local communities.

Supporting the value chain

Verdé help you to develop comprehensive plans to mitigate and manage environmental risks associated with quarrying and aggregates operations. This includes strategies for minimising pollution, conserving natural resources, and implementing best practices.

We also offer guidance on implementing sustainable practices throughout the supply chain, from extraction and processing to transportation and distribution of aggregates. This may include recommendations for energy efficiency, waste reduction, and carbon footprint reduction initiatives.

As experts in hydrogeological consultancy and remediation, and with extensive construction dewatering experience, we provide expert consultancy to our clients in managing water resources, including strategies for reducing water consumption, preventing contamination of surface and groundwater, and implementing effective drainage and sediment control measures.

Facilitating communication and collaboration between quarrying companies and local communities to address concerns, build trust, and ensure that community interests are taken into account in environmental decision-making processes.

Our key contacts for permitting & licensing

Malcolm Dowling

Principal Environmental Consultant

Kevin Cleary

Managing Director

Quality Assurance

Our success has been built around our core values of exceeding our clients' expectations and delivering excellence in everything that we do. This commitment to quality is reflected in the professional recognition and international quality, environmental and health & safety standards that have been awarded to the Verde Environmental Group.