Seamus Connolly MBE

Fast Engineering Ltd. (FASTANK®)

Seamus Connolly MBE BSc C Eng MICE MCIWEM
Chairman & Managing Director, Fast Engineering Ltd, Antrim

Seamus started his career as a Civil & Environmental Engineer having graduated from Queen’s University Belfast 1967. He spent time on construction sites both in UK and abroad specialising in water and environmental engineering. He then spent seven years as a consulting engineer on design and contract administration.

In 1972 he took up the position as Senior Lecturer Water Resources at the University of Ulster.

In 1981 he established Fast Engineering to manufacture the patented FASTANK® for worldwide markets. The Company’s product range and application has grown to include aid/relief work, fish farming, firefighting, environmental protection and civil defence. Exports account for 80% of the Company’s production.

Has served as Council member on CBI and Chamber of Commerce and other professional bodies. He was an Equality Commissioner for five years and in 1999 was awarded an MBE by Queen Elizabeth.

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Small Things Make The Difference in Preventing Pollution

“Cross-pollination” of ideas learnt in other industries can be the inspiration for success in preventing pollution and avoiding environmental damage (including heavy fines).

Lessons learnt in the aid/relief sector are readily applicable to contamination incidents when people become stressed and panic. Training, organisation and response equipment are paramount for a successful and safe outcome.

The speaker will focus on proven design methodology to assist the responders.

EVEN MORE SEMINARS

  • Colin Green: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Colin Green - Rapid, Reliable and Accurate Identification of hydrocarbons in waste soil

  • Ruth Barden: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Ruth Barden - Chemical Investigations Programme: where are we now?

  • Geoff Silver: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Geoff Silver - Asbestos can be in schools, houses, and commercial buildings – how to manage the risks

  • Gareth Leonard / Peter Nicholas: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Gareth Leonard / Peter Nicholas - Active integrated approach to reduce risk with hydrocarbon contamination Treatment. phase hydrocarbon contamination Treatment Program

  • Rebecca Kite: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Rebecca Kite - The future of alternatively powered freight