HISTORY / Company Milestones

Established in 1971, Shay Murtagh Precast began manufacturing, supplying and installing concrete products to the Building and Civil Engineering industry throughout Ireland. The product range included, wall panels for water storage reservoirs and sewerage treatment tanks, manufacture of bridge beams and concrete frame buildings and the Company was working on government and commercial contracts.

In 1988 the Company invested in a cutting-edge computerised batching plant with the intention to expand production capabilities and product lines. In the perpetual strive for recognition of standards, the Company completed the full suite of management systems now integrated into one all-encompassing system, annually audited. The product range grew to include the design and manufacture of concrete culverts, concrete retaining walls, precast concrete lift shafts, domestic sewerage treatment and rainwater harvesting systems.

Market Expansion – UK & Portugal

Over the many projects completed, Shay Murtagh Precast had worked in the UK but in 2007 committed to UK market expansion. Key significant investments in development of the team, new engineering methodology and bold logistical expenditure with a new business model emerge.

Over the last 10 years Shay Murtagh Precast has been involved in some of the biggest projects in the UK and Ireland. Working with leading teams of contractors, engineers and architects. Forging strong working relationships, delivering quality products, defying logistical challenges and striving to deliver the best overall service to their Customers.

HISTORY/Company Milestones | Shay Murtagh Precast

Established in 1971 manufacturing, installing and supplying concrete products


The company invested in a cutting-edge computerised batching plant


Completed ISO EN 9001, ISO EN 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Management Systems


Disused lakes from sand dredging were stocked with rainbow trout and carp


UK Market Expansion


Major projects: Reading Viaduct, Crossrail C310 Tunnel, Tyne Tunnel, M50


Launch of Structural Research in Viana, Portugal


Acquisition of Alcrete Building Systems and Evans Concrete Products

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