Skip-sorting firm finds profit in rubbish

Powerscreen Ireland is owned by wife and husband Gemma and Damien Quinn

3rd November, 2019
Ger Smullen, general manager, Powerscreen Ireland, shows off the company’s Trommall device Pic: Finbarr O’Rourke

Powerscreen Ireland has developed equipment to process skip waste so that discarded top soil and rubble can be recycled and sold on.

The supplier of stone-crushing and screening equipment to the mining, quarrying and demolition sectors is based in Mountmellick, Co Laois, and owned by wife and husband Gemma and Damien Quinn. The company incorporated its Trommall device at the start of the year with help from Enterprise Ireland.

“The end customers are generally skip...

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