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Council shortlisted for engineering award

CLARE County Council is a finalist in the 10th annual Engineers Ireland Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Employer of the Year Awards for 2013-2014.

Clare County Council, which has a long and successful record of CPD, has been shortlisted for its achievements in using in-house expertise, local knowledge and innovation to develop the Clare County Flood Forecasting System (CCFFS).
The system has proven highly successful and is being replicated by a number of organisations throughout the country.

Dublin City Council, Dromone Engineering Limited, global healthcare company Abbott Ireland and PM Group are among other leading organisations shortlisted for the awards.

Engineers Ireland director general and chartered engineer, John Power said,

“Every year we are hugely impressed by the quality of entries and the organisations’ commitment to CPD. This year is no different. The shortlist reflects companies that have demonstrated how the strategic use of CPD enables tangible business transformation, helping to establish Ireland as a centre of excellence for engineering.

“I would like to congratulate Clare County Council for reaching the shortlist and encourage them to continue investing in professional development.”

The awards aims to recognise and reward the successful and sustainable achievement of an engineering employer’s strategic vision, through the use of best-practice CPD initiatives.

The winners will be announced on Wednesday, October 2 at the Engineers Ireland CPD Symposium and Awards in the Clyde Court Hotel, Dublin.

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