Short Brothers

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A worker inspects a C-series plane wing in the Bombardier factory in Belfast. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Belfast’s Bombardier aircraft factory has its roots in a period of intense co-operation and friendship between the north Atlantic neighbours of Canada(...)

Bombardier executive chairman Pierre Beaudoin, who is giving up management responsibilities after an outcry over compensation. Photograph: Reuters/Christinne Muschi

Bombardier, the Canadian maker of aircraft and trains, reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Thursday. However, the firm’s executive chai(...)

The company reported a profit before tax of $76.3 million compared to a $339.2 million loss in fiscal 2015 for its NI operation. Photograph: Valda Kalnina

Six of Bombardier’s top management team shared a massive hike in their pay packets totalling $32.6 million (€30.6 million) last year, as the Canadian (...)

Researchers test a robot for a US competition with a $2 million prize.  PHOTOGRAPH: CHIP SOMODEVILLA/GETTY IMAGES

John Breslin Engineer, senior lecturer in electronic engineering at NUI Galway, and researcher with the Insight Centre for Data Analytics. He (...)

Bombardier is not seeking any further investment from the Northern Ireland Executive specifically in its C series aircraft programme. (Photograph: Christinne Muschi/Reuters)

Bombardier is not seeking any further investment from the Northern Ireland Executive specifically in its C series aircraft programme. Michael Ryan, (...)

Sir Philip Foreman, the managing director,  reported  that “flags and bunting had gone up in abundance” at the east Belfast plant during the night shift

A series of “wildcat” strikes over union flags at Short Brothers Aerospace Company in Belfast in July 1987 is highlighted in this year’s release of Pu(...)

Dr Martin McAleese: “They couldn’t say that ‘you don’t understand’. I knew their streets, their pubs, their clubs, their schools, their churches”

His childhood as Catholic in a staunchly Protestant area of Belfast helped greatly in later life when building bridges to loyalists in that city, Mart(...)

Mairead Lavery, vice-president of finance at Bombardier in Montreal

Although Mairead Lavery has spent much of her career reaching for the skies, she may not have anticipated that her dreams would come true in quite th(...)

Janet McCollum: as chief executive of Moy Park, she is, in effect, the North’s highest-ranking local female boss. Photograph: Paulo Fridman/Bloomberg

What do Marissa Mayer, Angela Ahrendts, Mairead Lavery and Janet McCollum all have in common?You’re probably familiar with Mayer, Yahoo’s chief execut(...)

 Danny Kitchen: “Reading the cycle, that is how you make money [in property]. You need a bit of luck with these things.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Danny Kitchen doesn’t do boring. The non-executive chairman of Hibernia REIT, which was admitted to the Irish and London Stock Exchanges on Wednesday,(...)