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44% of EU municipal waste recycled or composted

Eurostat, the EU’s statistical office, has announced that municipal waste generation in the EU was 475kg per capita in 2014, down 10% compared to 2002 levels, with 44% being either recycled or composted. Municipal waste generation has been falling every

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14 Tonnes of Cardboard Re-manufactured and Reused

Rebox Recycling re-manufacture cardboard boxes and layer pads into custom made cardboard boxes for their customers and for this reason they are always looking to connect with businesses that have cardboard boxes/layer pads on a regular basis. The SMILE team

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Coveney Launches €240M Development Programme for Ireland Seafood Sector

The Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today launched eight schemes to commence implementation of Ireland’s new €240 million EMFF Seafood Development Programme for the period up to 2020 and beyond, co-funded by the Exchequer and

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Bad weather in 2015 ranks Ireland 3rd in wind energy usage

With all the news of Ireland’s bombardment with wind and rain in 2015, it’s perhaps not surprising that it was enough to see us rise to third in the world rankings of countries that used wind energy to generate electricity.

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Plan to build Tipperary hydro-plant

A company whose backers include construction groups Sisk and Roadbridge is planning to build a large-scale electricity generating plant in a disused mine. Siga Hydro will next week detail plans to convert part of a disused mine close to Silvermines village in Tipperary into a pump-storage

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Atlas Copco VSD vacuum pump saves energy at Polestar printing plant

Polestar, Europe’s largest independent printing company, is predicted to save more than £10,000 off the annual energy bill at its Sheffield printing plant by adopting a revolutionary new VSD-driven vacuum pump from Atlas Copco. When Polestar was confronted with the

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Oil prices plunge to 12 year lows

The 5 per cent losses to lows of $34.21/b follow escalating tensions between Saudi Arabi and Iran, which market players fear may ruin the chances of a production cut deal between the Opec nations which would help support prices despite

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200 jobs at Alexion Pharmaceuticals amid €450m expansion

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, a biopharm company focused on serving patients with severe and rare disorders, is expanding its Irish operations, bringing in 200 new jobs upon completion of its €450m facility in Blanchardstown. The four-year project will be the company’s first-ever

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Production begins from Corrib gas field

Located 83km off Ireland’s northwest coast, in water depths of 350m, the Corrib gas field is estimated to produce around 260 MM scf/d of gas, which is 45,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d). Shell E&P Ireland operates the

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