Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Advertisement Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy WhatsApp Previous articleBeauty and the ballNext articleFree art exhibition Guest Writerhttp://www.limerickpost.ie LIMERICK will soon enter the Age Friendly County programme, a nationwide initiative aimed at making Irish counties a great place in which to grow old. The programme, which works from the premise that older people are a valuable resource to their communities and to society in general, was widely welcomed by both city and county council. The initiative will seek to form on alliance of senior managers across the local authorities, health service, police, business community, voluntary organisations and academic institutions, with representatives from the Older People’s Forum, chaired by the county/city manager. For more information see www.agefriendlycounties.comSign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday Print #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ Twitter Email Linkedin TAGSAge FriendlyagefriendlycountiesMusic Limerick Facebook NewsLocal NewsAge-friendly LimerickBy Guest Writer – May 10, 2013 527 New Music: 40Hurtz
ABB has won a renewal from Vale Inco Newfoundland & Labrador for all maintenance-related activities covering plant production equipment at its Voisey’s Bay facility in Canada. The aim is to improve productivity and reduce costs. Since the agreement commenced, it has helped Vale Inco achieve the fastest ramp-up of all the company’s greenfield sites in 2005; attain all-time production levels in 2006; achieve 1,000 days with no lost time due to injury in 2007; and reach the highest tonnes-per-day production in 2008.ABB will continue its partnership with Iskueteu, an aboriginal company providing operations support, to fulfil the agreement. “ABB Full Service agreements help turn maintenance departments into profit centres,” said Magnus Pousette, head of ABB Reliability Services North America. “By bringing proven best reliability practices to our customers, we add new value to their bottom line while they focus on their core business.”Vale Inco, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vale of Brazil, is a leading producer of nickel, copper, cobalt and precious metals, based in Toronto, Canada. With over 100,000 employees worldwide, Vale is the second largest mining company in the world, with a market capitalisation of more than $125 billion.