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Warrenpoint Port makes £800,000 plant investment

Warrenpoint plant investment

Warrenpoint Port has made an investment of £800,000 in new plant that will significantly improve efficiency at Northern Ireland’s second largest harbour. Authorities at the port have taken delivery of the first wave of the new fleet which will include seven forklift trucks. Eoin O’Mahony, Head of Engineering and Estates, Warrenpoint Port said: “This investment…

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Warrenpoint Port to become major C02 hub in £9.5 million (€11m) investment


Japanese industrial gas company Nippon Gases is to establish a major liquid carbon dioxide (CO2) import and distribution terminal at Warrenpoint Port. The £9.5million (€11m) project represents the first major investment in Ireland by the firm since it purchased Praxair Gases Europe in December ‘18. The facility which will store liquid CO2 for the food…

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Wolf Inns announces £500,000 investment in Romas, Newtownards

Romas £500,000 refurbishment

One of North Down’s most famous bar and bistros, Romas in Newtownards, is to undergo a £500,000 refurbishment. The investment by Wolf Inns, one of Northern Ireland’s leading pub operating groups, will further enhance the warm hospitality that Romas has offered patrons from Newtownards and beyond for many decades. The complete refitting of the Regent…

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Regeneration project marks start of Warrenpoint Port £4 million investment programme

Work has commenced on the redevelopment of the landmark Town Dock House at Warrenpoint Port, the flagship project in the harbour’s £4 million capital investment programme.

Work has commenced on the redevelopment of the landmark Town Dock House at Warrenpoint Port, the flagship project in the harbour’s £4 million capital investment programme. The building, which fronts onto Warrenpoint Town Square, will be returned to its former use as the main harbour office, re-establishing a direct interface between the port and the…

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Major investment by Grant Thornton with 48 new jobs

Des Gartland, Invest NI, and Richard Gillan of Grant Thornton annouce a £4 investment into Grant Thornton NI.

Grant Thornton has announced it is creating a further 48 new jobs in a £4 million investment in its Northern Ireland operation. Des Gartland, Executive Director of Regional Business, Invest Northern Ireland said: “Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading assurance, tax and advisory firms. This latest investment in the Northern Ireland operation is…

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Significant investment signals growth of Sliderobes Group

Significant investment signals rebirth for Sliderobes Group

The flagship Belfast showroom of leading furniture supplier, Sliderobes, has opened following a full refurbishment after significant investment by its owners. The company, which designs, manufactures and installs bespoke furniture and storage solutions, was acquired in 2016 by businessmen Mervyn McCall and Paul Rothwell who have outlined their plans to grow the business with additional…

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Studio Souk offshoot, Born and Bred, lands in Belfast City Airport

Born and Bred, the brainchild of Belfast entrepreneur Linzi Rooney, is to open a retail store in the departures lounge as part of the ongoing £15 million refurbishment in the airport. The Born and Bred store will offer passengers Belfast themed gifts and souvenirs, quirky homeware and modern textiles designed by Northern Ireland artists.

As part of the £15 million refurbishment of the departures area, George Best Belfast City Airport has announced its first new retailer, local lifestyle and gift store Born and Bred. Born and Bred is the brainchild of Northern Ireland native Linzi Rooney, best known for her enterprise Studio Souk, based on Ann Street in Belfast.…

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Warrenpoint Port to make £3 million capital investment

Clare Guinness, CEO, Warrenpoint Port

 Warrenpoint Port is to invest £3 million in the purchase of a new crane and the refurbishment of two further cranes at the harbour. The investment, which will significantly improve efficiency and increase capacity, forms part of a major drive to facilitate continued growth in trade at Northern Ireland’s second largest port. Clare Guinness, CEO,…

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Bright future for Lighthouse Communications following £400,000 investment

Bright future for Lighthouse Communications following £400,000 investment

One of Northern Ireland’s most respected PR and marketing communications agencies has announced a £400,000 investment following a period of continued growth. Lighthouse Communications, which employs 10 people and is retained by many of Northern Ireland’s leading companies, has purchased and completely refurbished Centre House on Holywood’s High Street. The firm has also appointed Mike…

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