Kerry Group - Dryer 1 Upgrade and Extension

Contract Duration

12 Months

Contract Value



Kerry Group


Henry J. Lyons

Civil / Structural Engineer

MRG Consulting Engineers

Services Engineer

MRG Consulting Engineers

Quantity Surveyor

John J Casey & Co


Dryer Tower Extension – Steel Framed building with a ground floor area of 350 sq.m and height of 39 metres. The building incorporates suspended floors / plant access platform at various levels all supported on steel beams. The floor / access platforms include a suspended concrete floor at 5.3m and other floors at upper levels through the building constructed in stainless steel chequer plate fixed to steel building. A 39m high in-situ reinforced concrete stairwell / lift tower enclosure was also constructed adjacent to dryer tower and fitted with steel stairs and landings.

Refurbishment of Existing Dryer Tower to form new Utilities Building –

Full Refurbishment of existing steel framed building with a floor area of 400 sq.m and height of 30m. All existing plant and secondary steel framing were removed to allow the new construction with the existing building being extended upwards by 10m to accommodate plant room accommodation

Part Demolition / Reconstruction of Existing Warehouse to accommodate new Bagging Line –

Works consisted of upgrading of existing warehouse to accommodate new bagging line facility. The works entailed part demolition of existing warehouse, installation of new piling & foundations and upward extension of the warehouse to create penthouse plant room.

Employee Facility -
Works required include the extension of and refurbishment of existing building to accommodate a new reception, extended changing room and office accommodation.