Aughinish Alumina: An Bord Pleanála has ruled that a proposed extension of an extraction facility at Europe’s largest alumina plant can be considered a strategic infrastructure development.

Aughinish Alumina has secured approval for its plans for an extension of its large plant near Foynes, Co Limerick to be considered under the fast-trac(...)

 The Intel facility in Leixlip, Co Kildare. Intel announced its decision to locate its European HQ in Ireland at a former 146-hectare stud farm in Leixlip in 1989 with the first chip manufactured there in 1993. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Intel’s investment in Ireland is about to top $22 billion (€18.6 billion). That is an impressive feat and even more so when you consider the fact we v(...)

The US sanctions, imposed by the US Department of Treasury on the refinery’s owner the Rusal Group in 2018, were waived in late January 2019

Pre-tax profits rose by over 30 per cent to $54.6 million (€45.7 million) at the Aughinish Alumina refinery in 2019, as the company benefitted from th(...)

The Aughinish Alumina Refinery on the Shannon Estuary near Foynes Co Limerick.

A proposed strike by engineering workers at Aughinish Alumina refinery in Co Limerick due to take place later this week has been suspended and the dis(...)

Fuyao’s glass factory in Moraine, Ohio

For the people of Moraine, Ohio December 2008 was a time no one ever wants to think about or see happen again. Thousands of jobs were lost when Genera(...)

The Aughinish Alumina refinery on the Shannon estuary near Foynes, Co Limerick.

Revenues at the Aughinish Alumina refinery last year increased by 15 per cent to $757.1 million (€684 million) in spite of US Treasury sanctions impos(...)

Former minister for finance Michael Noonan and his sister Mary Noonan. File photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Former minister for finance Michael Noonan’s sister Mary was of the three women in their 70s killed in Thursday’s car crash in west Limerick. Mary N(...)

The Aughinish Alumina Refinery on the Shannon Estuary near Foynes, Co Limerick

There was good news for the greater Shannon area last weekend, when the US treasury announced it was officially lifting sanctions on energy giant Rusa(...)

The Aughinish Alumina plant  on the Shannon Estuary near Foynes, Co Limerick

Aughinish Alumina’s owner could invest further in the Irish aluminium manufacturer after the US lifted a threat of sanctions from the group. The US g(...)

The Aughinish Alumina Refinery on the Shannon Estuary near Foynes Co Limerick.

The US Treasury has waived sanctions on Rusal, the Russian energy giant which owns Aughinish Alumina in Limerick, in a move that has been welcomed by(...)

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