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. […]


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 […]