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2011-01-29 00:01:51

UK Knack Group, Executive Careers Consultancy, announced late yesterday that the Infrastructure Planning Commission has been presented with a proposal for a 400 million pound waste recycling plant in Wales. (PRWeb UK) January 28, 2011 The UK Knack Group, Executive Careers Consultancy, announced late yesterday that the Infrastructure Planning Commission has been presented with a proposal for a 400 million pound waste recycling plant in Wales. The Brig y Cwm energy-from-waste generating...

2009-03-07 12:17:44

Hoover U.K. will close its factory in south Wales, cutting more than 300 jobs with the move, the electric goods manufacturer says. Company officials said Friday Hoover will end production at the 60-year-old plant in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, where the company makes washing machines, washer/dryers and tumble dryers, The Daily Telegraph reported. In a statement, Hoover officials said that despite extensive discussions and far-reaching analysis, there was no escaping the conclusion that our...

2008-10-04 18:00:19

By Jackie Bow VILLAGERS are pressing councillors to throw out plans for work on a controversial site after a gaping hole appeared in another mine shaft collapse. In January a 20 metre-wide hole opened up on the Merthyr Village site in Merthyr Tydfil to expose a disused mine shaft. It has now been revealed a second hole, 12 metres wide and seven metres deep, was found last Wednesday, south of the previous massive collapse. Merthyr Village Ltd wants planning consent to carry out...

2008-09-11 18:00:27

By Aled Blake A DEEP mine at Margam could be opened within four years, a leading Corus official said yesterday. The mine would be the first new deep mine to open in the UK for decades and would supply coal to Corus' Port Talbot steelworks as the company aims to become more self-sufficient in Europe. Corus' parent company, the Indian conglomerate Tata, is aiming to produce its own fuel for its steel-producing facilities across the group. Plans for a superpit at Margam to supply coal...

2008-09-08 18:00:25

By GOSSIP KING; QUEEN MATT THOMAS; CLAIRE REES SERVE UP MOST rock stars are used to a hefty supply of back-stage bubbles, but Alabama 3 require something a little more excessive than a couple of bottles of Champagne. The country/dance band, who aremost famous for their Sopranos theme tune hit Woke Up This Morning, demanded a backstage hot tub at their last festival appearance. The band, which includes singer and songwriter Rob Love, akaRobert Spragg, theMerthyr Tydfil born-and-bred...

2008-09-05 18:00:18

DUKE of Edinburgh teenagers from South Wales were left stranded thousands of miles from home after an airline's collapse. Ten Cyfarthfa High School pupils had spent pounds 800 each for a five-day canoeing trip in Canada to fulfil their gold level requirements. But the suspension of Zoom Airlines left 10 teens on the lakes of Algonquin without a paddle, and their worried parents were unable to phone them in the wildernesses to let them know. Hannah Devereux, 17, was one of the pupils...

2008-08-28 18:00:40

By Jackie Bow PLANS have been put forwardtomake safe a site littered with former mine workings - at a cost of pounds 78m. Landowner Merthyr Village Ltd has applied for planning consent for a scheme to improvethe landwhichhad been earmarked for the pounds 250m Merthyr Village development in Merthyr Tydfil. The scheme failed to go ahead after it was denied planning permission. The company is planning to fund the scheme through the recovery of 200,000 tonnes of coal from the site and...

2008-07-26 18:00:27

MERTHYR Tydfil-born actor Philip Madoc, will talk about his career in film, radio, stage and television at the Margam Festival on Sunday. As well as reading work by Dylan Thomas, Philip will talk about his career, which started as an interpreter abroad, saw him as a lead at Stratford with the Royal Shakespeare Company and later as a well-known face on television, starring in the highly successful detective series A Mind To A Kill. (c) 2008 South Wales Echo. Provided by ProQuest...


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