20 new jobs as Kilsaran opens Wicklow quarry

David Keown with Dermot McKeown at the opening of the quarry.

Irish building materials company  Kilsaran International revealed its concrete plans for Wicklow as it officially opened  at Wicklow’s Ballinclare Quarry in Kilbride. The quarry is to provide 20 full time jobsfor Wicklow at the plant which will serve the South Dublin. The group also plans further development of the facility through an investment and extension programme over the next 25 years.

Since taking over the quarry from  in 2014, a state of the art asphalt and tarmacadam production plant and a new aggregate production plant have been built, with the existing concrete plant fully restored to meet the highest environmental standards. The investment includes the purchase of new equipment and a transport fleet to service the South-East.

The family-owned Kilsaran International is Ireland’s leading independent producer of concrete products and is synonymous with innovative construction products and award-winning design in Ireland and the UK.  The Ballinclare operation will produce and stock Irish stone, concrete, asphalt, mortar and as well as the exclusive range of Kilsaran paving and walling products.  According to Roy McKeown Director of Kilsaran International, “This new Wicklow location is a welcome addition to the Irish Kilsaran success story which has seen continued investment, growth and success  over the last 50 years.”

Kilsaran specialises in making superior quality paving and walling, road surfacing materials, pre-mixed mortars, renders, screeds and, of course, ready-mixed concreteblocks and aggregates.With world-class facilities and the best technical minds in the business, Kilsaran has built a reputation for manufacturing excellence and professional service across all its product ranges.

For more information on Kilsaran’s range of products log on to www.kilsaran.ie or call 0404 78100.

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