Tom Rowan was delighted to be interviewed by the County Meath Chamber as Rowan were featured as a Business of the Month. Rowan are delighted to be a member of the County Meath Chamber as it gives us a great opportunity to meet with like-minded companies and individuals in the community. We have benefitted from…Details
A very wet Tom Rowan and John Brennan (MD at ORS) finishing their runs for Pieta’s Darkness into Light on May 8th 2021 – although there wasn‘t much sunlight at the end!
Thursday 22nd April 2021 marked the 41st Earth Day. This annual event, which always falls on the 22nd April, is the world’s largest environmental movement. The purpose of Earth Day is to increase awareness of the impact humans have on the environment, and the day is now marked by more than 1 billion people worldwide.…Details
Tom Rowan was delighted to speak at Dillon Eustace’s very informative webinar on the Role of Engineers in Litigation on 28 January 2021. The session was moderated by Dillon Eustace’s Elaine Healy.
We are looking for a qualified and experienced Environmental Consultant to join our team Summary Experienced Environmental Consultant based in Trim, Co Meath or Tuam, Co Galway in a small team of consultants working on projects of varying scale and type in the areas of environmental planning, permitting, impact assessment, due diligence, liability and licensing.…Details
This year Rowan took part in the Wear To Care fundraiser to help raise funds for the vital services provided by the Irish Cancer Society. 2020 has been an extremely difficult year for cancer patients and their loved ones and we felt it would be nice to do our part to help raise funds. So…Details
At Rowan, we believe in giving back to the community. We summarise the charitable donations made by the company during 2020 and provide some background information on each charity/non-profit organisation. All the charities that Rowan support are chosen by our team, who have personal connections with each charity. Last Hope Animal Charity Imelda Coakley Last…Details
“Planning Refusals Can Cost Hundreds of Thousands, if Not Millions…” Tom Rowan of Rowan Engineering said that “refusal of planning permission for any development including infrastructural developments, can cost hundreds of thousands, if not millions of euros of wasted time, effort and money. While planning in Ireland is bound by strict regulations, it is constantly…Details
Team Rowan were once again delighted to participate in this year’s very successful Breast Cancer Ireland ‘Great Pink Run’. On the 16th October 2020 our team individually completed the nationwide virtual run in great spirits. Just shy of 15,000 people took part in the event raising an amazing €900,000 to support Breast Cancer Ireland’s ongoing research…Details
Rowan recently undertook two Lean projects including developing a new scheduling process for engineer site visits and developing a Lean metrics reporting system with the aim of delivering more value to the customer with reduced effort and resources. We’re delighted with the efficiencies and improvements introduced as a result of the Lean programme. We strongly…Details
We hope you and your families remain safe and well. From 30th March 2020, we will all be working remotely from home, until the restrictions are lifted. In the interest of our team’s health and safety, while endeavouring to keep our business viable we are limiting our Engineering work to: -Writing existing reports Desktop studies…Details
Tom Rowan from Rowan, Eamon O Sullivan and Michael McManus from the Health and Safety Authority will be presenting at the Health and Safety Authority – Slip Prevention Workshop in Dublin 1 on 31st March and Cork City on 2nd April. 31st March – Spencer Hotel, Dublin 1, D01 X4C9 2nd April – Clayton Hotel,…Details
Tom and Ciaran had the chance to speak to Regina Doherty ( Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection) at the Meath Expo. The Expo was brilliantly organised by the Meath chamber of commerce and Rowan are happy to announce our newest Environmental team member will be joining us in March thanks to the networking…Details
All of the charities that Rowan support are chosen by our team, who have personal connections with each charity. A list of these charities and what they represent to our team are detailed below: St Vincent de Paul Tom Rowan Tom donated towards St. Vincent de Paul Rathkenny who do lots of great work with…Details
Rowan are currently undertaking a research and development project in association with Trinity college to investigate ‘The Slip Resistance of Materials over Time’. Tom Rowan presented a project update at the recent IPB conference in Athlone to the local authorities.
On Friday 18th October Tom Rowan will be leaving the comfort of his home for one night to sleep-out on the grounds of the Law Society of Ireland for the Shine a Light Night, proudly supported by Bord Gáis Energy. Tom will be sleeping on cardboard battling Ireland’s cold weather with just a sleeping bag…Details
Rowan have partnered with Trinity College Dublin to undertake a research and development program to increase knowledge of Wet Slip Resistance of Various Surfaces over Time. Rowan in conjunction with Trinity College Dublin will undertake research in order to develop a model to predict the wet slip resistance of various surfaces over time. Rowan also…Details
Forensic EngineerJob Role Carry out inspections at accident locations (road, factory, building, etc). Record dimensions, slopes, slip assessments, force calculations, light assessments etc. as required. Research regulations, standards and guidelines. Create a technical report. Advise clients on liability. Deliver evidence and face cross-examination as expert witness in court case. Required Qualifications and Experience The required…Details
Rowan engineers have undertaken extensive training and research in to the area of slips, trips and falls to increase their expertise and knowledge to assist the courts in establishing liability when an accident occurs. Most recently our engineers undertook training with Rob Shaw who was the Technical Team Lead for the Falls Prevention Team at the Health…Details
Our managing director, Tom Rowan presented a talk on slips and falls at the State Claims Agency’s Enterprise Risk Network event in the National Gallery of Ireland. Tom’s presentation included the following topics relating to slips and falls: Causes of slips and falls Legislation Employer obligations Floor specification Shoe specification Test methods including pendulum, ramp and…Details
Rowan forensic engineers will again be attending the Institute of Traffic Accident Investigators’ (ITAI) 2019 crash day. You can find out more about the event and how to attend by clicking here. https://www.itai.org/event-registration/?action=evrplusegister&event_id=3 The aim of the ITAI is to promote road safety for the benefit of the public by improving the technical and general…Details
Rowan have the capacity to create accurate, high-resolution maps, reports, and 3D models, as well as real-time 2D Live Maps for immediate on-site analysis. We achieve this using the latest DJI drone hardware and Photogrammetry, which is the science of using photographs to create real world measurements. Our engineers utilise this technology for: Forensic photography…Details
As forensic engineers it is our duty to assist the court in establishing liability in the event of an accident by providing a report of our findings after completing an investigation. Our objective is to provide an engineering report which presents complex and technical subjects in a clear, easy to understand manner with assisting photographs,…Details