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Ireland Trade Minister visits Mercury Data Centre Project in the Netherlands
Author: Evan O'Quigley  /  31st Oct, 2019  /  News, Announcements & Press

On Wednesday 30 October 2019, as part of a two day trade mission to the Netherlands led by Ireland’s Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen, the delegation visited the Interxion AMS8/10 campus to meet with the Interxion Managing Director, Michel van den Assem and Mercury Managing Director Enterprise Data Centres, Alan Gorman to understand how the collaboration between Interxion and Mercury has been working to date.

The delegation received a presentation from Alan on Mercury’s journey so far contracting directly to the client in the Data Centre market across the European market. A tour of the recently completed Data Centres followed the presentations. The other members of the delegation where:

  • Ms. Sinead Ryan, Private Secretary to Minister
  • Mr. Ronnie Breen, Special Adviser to Minister
  • Mr. Stephen Creaner, Executive Director Enterprise Ireland
  • Mrs. Anne Lanigan, Regional Director Enterprise Ireland
  • Mr. Patrick Torrekens, Branch Manager Benelux Enterprise Ireland
  • Mr. Richard Engelkes, Sr. Market Advisor Enterprise Ireland

“It was fantastic to have the minister and this delegation visit our project with Interxion in the Netherlands” said Alan Gorman. “We’re delighted to be working with Interxion on this great project. Mercury are proudly delivering a number of data centre projects for our clients across Europe, continuously redefining industry standards by delivering our projects on time, on budget and with high standards of safety”.

Mercury have almost 700 staff working on its European Data Centre projects, including c. 350 staff working abroad and a diverse group of staff consisting of 26 different nationalities overall.

Mercury's Alan Gorman with Minister Pat Breen and Ann Lanigan, Enterprise Ireland
Mercury’s Alan Gorman with Minister Pat Breen and Ann Lanigan, Regional Director at Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Data Centres

We deliver unrivalled Enterprise Data Centre services across Europe. We act as general contractor in addition to providing a variety of specialist services. Our highly skilled internationally mobile project teams have delivered data centres for over 20 years. Through our use of innovative techniques such as BIM and Lean we always deliver highly complex and specialised turnkey services to our clients. From planning, design to construction & commissioning stage – we put safety, quality & innovation at the core of everything we do.



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