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Harland & Wolf shipyard in Belfast.Photograph: Eric Luke

Infrastrata, the London-listed company that is taking over Harland & Wolff, could bring major shipbuilding projects back to Belfast after confirmi(...)

  Infrastrata CEO John Wood: ‘It concerns us deeply that we are looking to invest £300 million into Northern Ireland’s utilities framework with limited political interest.’

John Wood is CEO of Infrastrata plc, the company that has agreed to buy Harland & Wolff shipyard out of administration and Islandmagee Energy, the(...)

Workers return to the Harland and Wolff shipyard after a buyer was found to save the Belfast shipmakers. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

With a shout of “let’s go” and a chorus of claps and cheering a crowd of jubilant Harland and Wolff workers took their first steps back into work earl(...)

One of Harland & Wolff’s giant gantry cranes looms over workers who had been protesting over the feared closure of the shipyard. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/PressEye

InfraStrata, the new owners of Belfast’s Harland & Wolff, plan to boost the size of the workforce at the shipyard by “several hundred over the nex(...)

Harland and Wolff workers protesting at the Belfast shipyard regarding the future of the company. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/PressEye

Closure-threatened Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff has been saved. The business has been bought for £6 million (€6.77m) by InfraStrata, a company (...)

The process over the question of potentially fracking for gas in Co Leitrim has been suspended pending a study commissioned by the Environmental Protection Agency. File photograph: Citizens of the Planet/Education Images/UIG via Getty Images

Anti-fracking campaigners have called a public meeting for Wednesday night to discuss the commencement of drilling in Co Antrim. The meeting, to be (...)

 Stop the Drill activists campaign in recent days against an oil drilling operation at Woodburn Forest in Carrickfergus,  Co Antrim.  Photograph: Justin Kernoghan/

Woodburn forest in Co Antrim has become the focus for an environmental battle between geologists exploring for oil and local people concerned about po(...)

Australian mining company Tamboran Resources has a shale gas exploration licence for the  Lough Allen basin,  covering about half of Co Fermanagh. Image: Google Maps

Anti-fracking campaigners have urged anyone concerned about plans to exploit shale gas in Northern Ireland to make their views known on the scope of a(...)