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Good attendance at brewing evening lecture

Good attendance at brewing evening lecture

Published on: Wednesday, 28 September 2016

70 people attended this presentation where the safety issues relating to brewery and distillery design were discussed including ATEX, CO2 risks and the Pressure Equipment Directive.  The speakers discussed the environmental challenges faced, including reduction and treatment of effluents and solid wastes.

Jack Cullinan, final year chemical engineering, making a presentation to the speakers: Jerry Cronin, Senior Engineer and Michael Clancy, Director of FDT.

FDT provide engineering consultancy and project management services to the beverage, food, dairy, medical device and pharmaceutical sectors.  They have been involved in many brewery and distillery projects in Ireland and overseas in UK, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean.

This event was co-hosted with the Agriculture and Food Engineering division and the Cork region of Engineers Ireland, together with the IChemE and the Brewing Food & Beverage Industry Suppliers Association.