Build 2016 Construction & Engineering Awards

2016 Construction & Engineering Awards Build 45 riginally from Thurles, Managing Director, John Fanning, diver- sified from a dairy farming background to establish his drain maintenance business and now he is acknowledged as one of the market leaders in drainage maintenance and ‘no-dig’ repair technology. Recent investment has upgraded the Drainage CCTV equipment and robotic repair to exceed industry standards. Recently, Drainpower completed a series of underground repairs to a combined wavin and concrete process drainage system in Co Kildare for a worldwide chemical company, and in the process they offered significant savings to both the client and the local town council. Clonmel Shopping Centre were experiencing significant water ingress into the mall area and Drainpower Environmental had a solution in place within 10 days. There was minimum disruption to leaseholders and management while the Resin seal was being applied to the leaking drains. Recent acquisitions of Blackberry Drains in Kildare, Free and Clear Drains in Cashel and Kilkenny Drain Services, have had an immediate positive impact on company turnover and staffing levels. John’s future plans include similar acquisitions to increase his customer base. Drainpower Environment hold a nationwide waste licence which is a contributing factor in the company’s success. Construction is nearing completion on an office extension at company HQ in Newtown Nenagh, where there an impressive display of Boxing and Rugby trophies and medals. A keen sportsperson, John has also provided a gym and Sauna room for his staff to wind down after a hard day’s work on site. On receiving the news of his nomination, John was keen to acknowledge the invaluable support that he has received from the local work force, businesses and neighbours. John is an active member of Limerick Chamber of Commerce and Derg Business Alliance group. He is also a past President of Limerick Leprechauns RFC, which has raised in excess of €1.3 million for local charities since 1986. John adds that regular contact within a business network has significantly increased his exposure and awareness of the services that Drainpower can offer to customers. Drainpower are approved Kingspan Klargester distributers and installers in Ireland. This strategic alliance between both market leaders has increased employee numbers to manage the increase in workload. Some projects to be completed in the future include an upgrade to the drainage systems for Glanbia. Proctor and Gamble drainage upgrade and a handover survey to the new Tuam to Gort Bypass road in Co Galway. Best Drain & Repair Service - Republic of Ireland Drainpower Environmental Services Ltd is based in Newtown Nenagh, Co Tipperary and Mitchell St, Limerick City, and has offered local employment for the last 5 years. They specialise in drainage maintenance and CCTV inspection service, but they excel in adapting their No-Dig technology to resolve complex engineering and environmental issues. O CE160042 Company: Drainpower Environmental Services Ltd Name: John Fanning Mob 086 050 5454 Email: [email protected] Website: Address: Pallasmore, Portroe, Nenagh, Co Tipperary