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Element Six  investment will focus on the synthesis and processing of diamond materials at the Shannon plant for use principally in the oil and gas industry. Photograph: iStock

Synthetic diamond producer Element Six is to create 100 jobs at its Shannon operation as part of a €7 million investment. The positions are in the (...)

Mr Justice Peter Charleton was sharply critical of the way  Element Six handled the pension crisis that struck the company in 2011. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Mr Justice Peter Charleton (pictured) was sharply critical of the way that industrial diamond manufacturer Element Six handled the pension crisis that(...)

Part of the deal for workers at Shannon-based industrial diamond maker, Element Six, was that it offered employees a defined benefit pension scheme.

The story behind the case that concluded in the High Court yesterday will be familiar to Irish workers worried about the risks hanging over money they(...)

Element Six “put a gun to the heads of its pension fund trustees” before the scheme was wound up, the High Court heard yesterday.

Multinational Element Six “put a gun to the heads of its pension fund trustees” in the months before the scheme was wound up in late 2011, the High Co(...)

Corkermore wind farm  in Dunkineely, Co Donegal. Photograph: David Sleator

Plans to pepper the Irish midlands with giant wind turbines exporting the electricity they generate to Britain are not driven only by Tory conc(...)