EDC’s new tech fuels African expansion

R&D investment pays off for Cork engineering consultancy as large scale Nigerian projects beckon

11th November, 2018
Richard O’Farrell, who established EDC in Cork in 2003, having worked for years as an electrical engineer

Ongoing investment in new technologies is allowing engineering consultancy EDC to expand into new markets further afield.

Having entered the British market in 2008, the Cork company has now set its sights on western Africa, where it recently secured a contract to work on a $140 million (€123 million) mixed-use development in Nigeria.

“There are a number of large-scale projects under way in the African market that required our engineering and BIM [building information modelling] capabilities,” said...

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