Category Archives: Manufacturing

Award of Type 31e frigates contact to Babcock-led consortium demonstrates continued viability of Harland and Wolff shipyard

Harland & Wolff shipyard part of Babcock-led consortium of UK shipbuilders who are expected to be awarded preferred bidder status for £1.25 billion contract Contract would sustain five to six years of work at Belfast shipyard through steel fabrication work … Continue reading

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Harland and Wolff shop stewards to meet Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn tomorrow at TUC conference in Brighton

Workforce representatives to raise campaign at UK-wide gathering of trade unionists as shipyard occupation enters its seventh week Unite Regional Coordinating Officer, Susan Fitzgerald, confirmed that shop stewards at Harland and Wolff will travel direct from the shipyard occupation to … Continue reading

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Harland and Wolff workers to provide refreshments and amenities to participants on the March For Men

March for Men to encourage men to avail of regular check-ups for prostate cancer will stop at shipyard at approximately 2.30pm today The March for Men is an initiative that seeks to promote awareness of Prostate Cancer and encourage men … Continue reading

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Harland and Wolff workers welcome display of solidarity by Glentoran Football Club

‘Save our yard’ banner to be displayed at Oval for tonight’s Glentoran home match against Institute Supporters of Glentoran and Institute football clubs will be greeted by a 60 foot by 40 foot ‘Save Our yard’ banner at tonight’s fixture … Continue reading

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Secretary of State challenged over government inaction on Harland & Wolff as trade unionists rally at shipyard gates

Speakers at rally reiterate call for nationalisation and contrast government inaction with leadership shown by workforce and trade union movement Secretary of State for NI, Julian Smith MP grilled over failure to safeguard jobs at Harland and Wolff and the … Continue reading

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