Jobs secured as Kerryfoods ready-meal company changes hands

THERE WILL be no job losses at the Kerryfoods’ Enniskillen processing plant when the €819 million sale of the company’s meat and meals business to Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation goes ahead likely in the fourth quarter of this year. The Herald contacted Kerryfoods plc once news of the sale of the Irish branded meats business was […]

Exciting new developments at Balcas

BALCAS TIMBER Ltd is one of Britain and Ireland’s largest wood product suppliers, with a turnover of circa £100 million. The group has some 380 direct employees; in addition, 300 people are engaged in forest harvesting and haulage. Balcas has two manufacturing sites at Enniskillen and Invergordon with both operating combined heat and power plants. […]

Quinn set to cement future with acquisition of limestone deposit

A LIMESTONE deposit near Fivemiletown is the latest acquisition for Quinn Industrial Holdings (QIH) and the company says the move will ensure raw materials for cement production will be secured ‘ for a generation’. Yesterday (Tuesday) the company confirmed that they had acquired a substantial limestone deposit from Acheson & Glover. The company had been […]


Fermanagh sitting top of the heap for increase in jobs

  FIGURES just released suggest that Fermanagh is seeing proportionately the largest growth in employment in the North. The total number of jobs has grown by just under 17,000 in the space of a year according to a survey carried out by the Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES). Locally, the Fermanagh and Omagh district […]