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. […]


How does a mine work?


Shipping & Refining 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 fifth is ‘Shipping & Refining’. Completing the transformation During the planning process […]


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 fourth is ‘water management’. Prioritising Water Recycling Dalradian has proposed a sustainable approach to water […]


Experience the warm & caring energy of Strabane Academy


THIS year has been a turbulent one for all of us not least our children. At Strabane Academy, we have endeavoured to maintain as much normality for our students as possible to enable them to get the best possible education that we can provide in these challenging times. Speaking ahead of the upcoming Virtual Open […]


St Columba’s PS aim to develop children in all aspects


ST COLUMBA’s PS has had a very busy first term with emphasis on more than just the academic. We appreciate that it was difficult returning to school after such a long period at home. Positive mental health is an area that we place great importance on especially given the new norm facing all school children. […]