first_imgThe 18-year-old duo of Shavron Williams of Lot 2 Meadow Bank, East Bank Demerara and Trevor Williams of Lot 16 Rahaman’s Park, Georgetown appeared on Friday before Georgetown Magistrate Leron Daly, charged for larceny.The Prosecution is contending that between December 1 and 2, at Rahaman’s Park, they stole nine ratchet shafts valued $180,000, property of Neil Rahaman. This act caused the 70-foot Christmas tree that was strapped with the ratchet shafts to collapse.On December 2, at about 11:00h, the Christmas tree located at Rahaman’s Park fell onto the roadway, causing a traffic jam in the East Bank of Demerara.The fishery employees denied the charge when it was read to them by Magistrate Leron Daly, and were each placed on bail in the sum of $75,000. Their case has been set for January 10, 2018.last_img read more


first_imgAurivo has announced a €7m investment for a liquid milk processing facility in Killygordon.The expansion at Aurivo, the agri-foods business behind brands including Connacht Gold and Donegal Creameries, is part of an overall €48m, five-year, capital investment programme.Co-operatively owned Aurivo is one of the biggest food producers in the west of Ireland, and was among the potential bidders for cross-border rival LacPatrick, losing out to Lakeland Diaries. Aurivo CEO Aaron Forde said the business remains a potential consolidator in the sector, but is also pursuing its own strategic plan, focused on the investment programme.The programme is being funded from a mix of retained earnings, a banking syndicate of AIB, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank and capital from the society membership, Mr Forde said.The investment has also been supported through Enterprise Ireland. It is aimed at ensuring capacity to support growth in oversees markets in particular, where there is “fantastic demand” across markets, Mr Forde said.The investment will see milk-processing increase by 25pc, to 500 million litres annually by 2022 and dairy ingredients capacity increase by 50pc. “This is all about working to achieve our vision to outperform our peers by becoming leaders in our chosen markets, regionally, nationally and internationally,” he said.Key Aurivo export products include butter – sold under the Kerry Gold brand mainly to continental Europe – notably Germany – as well as the US; and enriched milk powder which is marketed in African and Middle Eastern markets as an adult nutrition product.Aurivo invest €7M in liquid milk processing plant in Killlygordon was last modified: July 19th, 2018 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Aurivodonegalinvestmentplantprocessinglast_img read more