Present and Future

The Bord na Móna Peat Briquette Design

Type: Article
With three segments spelling out BNM, the Bord na Móna Peat Briquette is one of the most iconic Irish designs. But how did the design come about? It’...

Waste as a resource

Type: Article
Bord na Móna’s resource recovery business is at the forefront of addressing waste management in a way that makes environmental and commercial sense...

Selling for growth

Type: Article
Bord na Móna is a fully commercial company like any other trading entity, state-owned or private. This means that we are obliged to make a profit...

Powering ahead

Type: Article
Energy has been re-branded to reflect its power generation capacity across all production methods. Now called Powergen, it’s forging ahead in the...

Getting the best from the bog

Type: Article
The Energy Division of Bord na Móna employs circa 750 staff, rising to 1250 during the harvesting season. Accounting for over €100 million a year,...

Celebration of our rich heritage

Type: Article
From Source, November issue 2009 Everyone in Bord na Móna is extremely proud of its 75th anniversary and of the efforts of the current and previous...

Peatland Archaeology Since 1999: Archaeological Development Services Excavations and Surveys

Type: Article
BY JANE WHITAKER Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 60, December 2006, p66-68. Archaeological Development Services (ADS) Ltd has been the...

Kilberry Compost (Greenwaste) Plant

Type: Article
Dr Munoo Prasad Taken from Scéal na Móna, Vol. 13, no. 60, December 2006, p55-56 The Kilberry Compost Plant was started mainly as a result of...

Sustainable

Type: Photo Album
Peatlands are a finite resource, they are a unique part of our landscape heritage. Our vision - A New Contract with Nature - begins our journey out...

Bord na Móna ~ with nature

Type: Video
This animation was produced for the Heartland Exhibition and shows our journey towards sustainable and renewable energy, services and products.

Standardisation of locomotives

Type: Equipment
The Board has standardised most of its locomotive on one manufacture. The number of types from this manufacture were also strictly limited. The...

Railway Operations & Milled Peat

Type: Equipment
When milled peat is harvested during the summer months, it is stockpiled on “pile” fields on the bogs. Bord na Mona transport approximately 3...

Rail-tractors

Type: Equipment
A latter-day development has been the conversion of redundant Massey-Ferguson 135 tractors into rail-tractors - and 15 of these hybrids, bearing...

Railway Bridges

Type: Equipment
There are 90 bridges carrying country roads over Bord na Móna‘s railways, or carrying the railway over canals and rivers. The road bridges are of...

Railway Make-up

Type: Equipment
Bord na Mona’s Industrial Railway incorporates 710 km of narrow gauge railway, 570 km of which is permanent track. The remainder is temporary track...

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