Tara Mines

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Europe is 75 per cent dependent on imports for almost all metals and up to 100 per cent for some critical minerals. Photograph: iStock

Ireland and Europe must be open to exploration and mining of “critical metals” to ensure the transition to a green economy, according to leading geosc(...)

Monthly trade volumes have been comparatively strong, culminating in growth of 1.2% in the third quarter. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tonnage volumes at Dublin Port recovered slightly in the third quarter following steep declines earlier in the year due to Brexit and the Covid-19 pan(...)

Liz Traynor: Died on April 3rd at 8pm, the night before her 79th birthday

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Tara Mines is Europe’s largest zinc mine. The facility employs 580 people and extracts about 2.6 million tonnes of ore annually

Workers at Tara Mines have been told that the mine will resume production on Thursday morning after its Swedish owner, Boliden, determined that its op(...)

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath said the change would be  a “really significant issue for a lot of workers”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Tens of thousands of workers could face a “nasty shock” in their pay packets from January following a review by the Revenue Commissioners of flat-rate(...)

Workers at Tara Mines in Knockumber, Co Meath. Tara boasts a workforce of about 600 people and mines roughly 2.6 million tonnes of ore every year.

At 8am every day, a fleet of Toyota Land Cruiser SUVs powers up in Knockumber, Co Meath, to bring workers down Europe’s largest zinc mine. Navigating(...)

Boliden says an extended  tailings dam at Tara Mines will have sufficient capacity for production at current levels until 2026

Boliden, the Swedish owner of Tara Mines in Co Meath, is to invest €44 million in the site after identifying new mineral resources and deciding to exp(...)

Belmont house lands in Navan: bidder will pay €6.4 million – well above the €4 million-plus guide-for the 7.8 hectares (44 acres) site.

A Dublin-based property company is to pay 60 per cent more than the guide price for what is easily the best development site to have come on the mark(...)

The site fronts on to Academy Street on the Dublin road out of Navan and should be of keen interest to local and national house builders

With the new homes market in the greater Dublin area steadily rebounding from the property crash and the financial crisis there is likely to be any nu(...)

In the leaked Mossack Fonseca files: golfer Pádraig Harrington, former U2 manager Paul McGuinness, accountant Aidan Phelan, businessman Oisin O’Buachalla, Irish biofuel businessman Bart Bonsall and developer Seán Mulryan

On Monday The Irish Times, in conjunction with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and its international media partners,(...)

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