A Green Revolution

Today we live in an era where concern about climate change has moved from conversations to actions; actions that will change the way we live, work and do business. Reducing society’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions to meet net zero targets will require a radical transformation. In the UK, for instance, the Government recently committed itself […]

Major Investment will bring social benefits

Development of the mine should help create a better future Plans by Dalradian to develop an underground gold-silver-copper mine in Tyrone will bring social as well as economic benefits according to professional services firm EY which has conducted an external review of the project. It concluded that “the development of the mine should help create […]

Strabane fights back against Covid-19

An innovative new cleansing lamp system could be a game-changer when it comes to helping Strabane in the fight against Covid-19. It is being promoted by Strabane company Power House Innovations LTD. A spokesperson for the company explained, “In all schools, offices, shops and homes the new PHI Virus Kill Lamp produces O-Zone to extract […]

McCay Solicitors grows Strabane team & opens Omagh base

McCay Solicitors have hired Castlederg native Charlene McNabb (pictured) to spearhead its Property & Probate Department. Charlene had previously worked with firms in Omagh, Strabane and County Down and joins the 9 strong team at McCays. “We have expanded geographically with our Omagh office and we are delighted that Charlene has joined us. I spoke […]

Mine project’s positive impact

“A more prosperous, competitive and regionally balanced economy” An external review into Dalradian’s proposed underground gold-silver-copper mine in Tyrone has found that it will provide a “significant and timely stimulus” for the economy for more than 25 years should it receive planning permission. The review, carried out by professional services firm EY, found that the […]

Geoscientists & The Green Economy

Mining’s critical role for a sustainable future Mining has a long history in Ireland dating back around nine thousand years to the Stone Age. As we stand on the cusp of a new Industrial Revolution driven by digital technology and the need to build a new green economy, it’s expected that mining will be just […]

Mining can help support a green economy

Green Growth As more and more countries declare a climate crisis and commit to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050, how can we help ensure that our economy and society grow in a way which is sustainable and safeguards the environment? At a global level, the UN has set 17 Sustainable Development goals ranging […]

How does a mine work?

Perhaps the best way to understand Dalradian’s project is to compare it to a hi-tech, highly regulated, precision-led quarry – only one that is based underground with some processing on the surface. There are six stages to Dalradian’s approach. The sixth is ‘Rehabilitation’. Responsible mine closure is an opportunity for a positive legacy. Although mine […]

School Leavers Encouraged to Explore Options at SWC

South West College (SWC) is set to welcome prospective students and their parents to an exciting range of Virtual Open Days for Full-Time and Apprenticeship courses starting in September. The Virtual Open days will take the format of interactive online webinars with a live Q+A function and will be hosted live on You Tube Premiere. […]