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SONI must withdraw threat to Kilroot workforce given implications of High Court ruling for North-South Energy Interconnector

Decision by High Court to block progress of ARC21 incinerator calls into question likelihood of second energy interconnector High Court Interconnector threat is only latest blow to SONI’s decision to withdraw contract to AES Kilroot and Ballylumford B with loss … Continue reading

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Latest delay to Integrated Single Electricity Market ‘go live’ demonstrates need for SONI to reconsider Kilroot closure

Threat to more than 270 jobs and 36% of NI’s generating capacity delayed as a result of SONI ‘software issues’ Independent and rigorous analysis of Northern Ireland’s future electricity security needed after AES’ seeks closure of second Ballylumford generator May … Continue reading

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Customs union exit poses a threat to thousands of Northern Ireland food and drink production workers

Shortfall of migrant workers threatens loss of production to locations elsewhere in Britain and Ireland One major border agri-food producer is already advancing plans for a continental production facility February 27th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean McKeever, said that the jobs … Continue reading

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Sensata Technologies redundancy announcement latest blow to East Antrim economy

125 job losses announced by Sensata Technologies due to lack of demand for new Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems Employees at Sensata Technologies were informed by management this morning [February 23rd] that there would be one hundred and twenty-five jobs going … Continue reading

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Wrightbus redundancies latest hammer blow for Ballymena and Antrim economy

Wrightbus redundancies latest hammer blow for Ballymena and Antrim economy Management inform workers of ninety-five job losses due to downturn in orders February 12th: Manufacturing strategy including economic taskforce, with trade union representation, must be established to tackle tsunami of job … Continue reading

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