Thursday, November 21, 2019
Home Tags Bord na Mona

Tag: Bord na Mona

Public meeting called about proposed new waste plant in Portlaoise

A public meeting to discuss plans by Bord na Móna to construct an anaerobic digester waste facility at its Cúil na Móna site at...

Slieve Bloom Sean Nós launch all set for the Deadman’s

If Paddy Fitzpatrick was from Connemara, Clare or West Cork he would be a folk hero. But he will not remain an unsung hero for...

Bord na Móna propose major renewable gas plant near Portlaoise

Bord na Móna have unveiled plans for a major renewable gas facility at Cúil na Móna near Togher outside Portlaoise. The semi-state company engaged in...

Bord na Mona voluntary redundancy scheme ‘oversubscribed’

A Bord na Monda voluntary redundancy scheme has been 'oversubscribed', the Irish Independent is reporting. The company had set a target of around 400 departures...

‘The Chinese and rest of the world are pumping away into...

Laois County Councillors have reacted angrily to Bord na Mona's job cuts and proposals to restructure the company at today's meeting in the chamber. The...

Laois/Offaly should be a hub of future employment and apprenticeships –...

Laois TD Brian Stanley TD has raised issue no longer limiting young people's options for long-term careers and spoke about the value of apprenticeships...

Spanish mining deal is type of support Midlands needs to address...

Fianna Fáil TD Barry Cowen, has said that the €250 million deal to support the Spanish coal mining industry is the type of deal...

Job losses expected in Laois as Bord na Mona announced plans...

Bord na Mona have announced their intentions to cease peat production in Ireland within the next decade, which is likely to mean job loses...

Investment needed, ‘to stop the Midlands to become Ireland’s rust belt’

A Laois TD has said, "It is now absolutely essential that the company establish alternatives not only to keep jobs but to create new...

Up to 150 jobs set to be lost at Bord na...

Fianna Fáil TD for Offaly, Barry Cowen has said that the potential loss of up to 150 jobs at Bord na Móna facilities across...

80,000 tonne rubbish plant planned for Portlaoise

Bord na Móna is planning a major development Portlaoise that will see up to 80,000 tonnes of commercial food waste, brown bin waste and...

Boost for workers as Bord na Mona scraps US plans

Bord na Móna has dropped plans to spend €60 million building a wood pellet factory in the US, the Irish Times reports. Instead, they say...

Laois schools sign up to be Eco Rangers

Ten schools from Laois have signed up for a new biodiversity programme, Eco Rangers, being run by Bord na Móna. The primary school programme is...

Wired with Whelan: Rust never sleeps … and neither does greed

The king is gone But he’s not forgotten This is the story Of a Johnny Rotten It’s better to burn out Than it is to rust The king is gone But...

Fears for jobs at two Bord na Móna plants

A management decision could be taken today to close one of the Bord na Móna factories in Tipperary or Offaly.The board of Bord na...

Unusual fire at Bord na Mona site in Portlaoise

A blaze that got out of control at a Bord na Mona site in Portlaoise on Monday was caused by the burning of coconut...