Ballymount Materials Recovery Facility
Client: Dublin City Council
Engineer: Dublin City Council
Value: c. €22.5 M
Period: February 2007 to May 2008



This is a design and build project in which SIAC are responsible for the construction of all the civil engineering and building works including the mechanical and electrical works associated with the construction of a materials recovery facility at Ballymount in Dublin.

This facility will process waste collected from Dublin City Council, Fingal County Council, Fingal County Council, South Dublin County Council and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council.

This MRF will have the capacity of processing 100.000 tones of dry recyclable material (paper, cardboard, plastics, aluminium and steel cans, etc) per year.

The scope of the works includes the construction of the following:

  • Input building with a floor area of 1341m2
  • Process building with a floor area of 3967m2
  • Baled building with a floor area of 1125m2
  • Two storey administration building with a floor area of 520m2
  • Weighbridges and weighbridge building
  • Mechanical and electrical works
  • Drainage and ducting
  • Landscaping
  • Site roads and footpaths