General Beltings Holdings Limited (GBH.zw) 2006 Annual Report

first_imgGeneral Beltings Holdings Limited (GBH.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2006 annual report.For more information about General Beltings Holdings Limited (GBH.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the General Beltings Holdings Limited (GBH.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: General Beltings Holdings Limited (GBH.zw)  2006 annual report.Company ProfileGeneral Beltings Holdings Limited (GBH) manufactures and distributes general-purpose and specialised reinforced conveyor beltings, and rubber and chemical products. Its product range includes rubber-covered belting, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) belting, light-duty PVC belting, solid-woven belting, transmission belting and conveyor belt rubber skirting. Its two major customers are Anglo-American Corporation and De Beers. The company has two subsidiaries; Pigott Maskew and General Beltings. Pigott Maskew manufactures rubber products for mining, manufacturing and construction industries; with a product range covering large and small bore reinforced rubber hoses, rubber agricultural and construction rings, rubber sheeting, rubber gasket material, molded rubber products, rubber extrusions and rubberized charge car wheels. General Beltings Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

What next for France?

first_imgFrance’s players react at the end of the rugby union test match France vs South Africa at the Stade de France in Saint Denis, Paris’ suburb, on November 23, 2013. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images) LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS However, the thought of relegation to Pro2 keeps club presidents awake at night. Additionally, British and Irish fans often fail to appreciate the parochialism in the French game where local bragging rights count for far more than beating the best Europe has to offer.The question that was at the heart of Midi Olympique’s editorial on Monday was “What do we aspire to?” It’s a question that the FFR and the LNR have been discussing for the best part of the year, ever since France collected their first Six Nations wooden spoon in 14 years. But nothing has been resolved, and now comes the latest stand-off over Europe, with LNR president Paul Goze yet to respond to the FFR’s declaration on Thursday that French clubs will participate in next season’s Heineken Cup. MO’s Verdier confessed he was frightened that the Top 14 will win out, to the detriment of the national team, who are destined to become increasingly “insignificant” in the seasons to come.Needing answers: France after the loss to the SpringboksThat might not transpire if the French team can return to winning ways but for that to happen risks need to be taken, by both the clubs in their playing style and Philippe Saint-Andre in his team selection. He could start by picking Geoffrey Palis as his full-back for the Six Nations. The 22-year-old Castres player scored all of his side’s points in their 20-16 win away at Montpellier on Saturday – the first time Montpellier have been beaten at home in the league this season – and he’s also a fast, creative and intelligent footballer. Dumbfounded: Thierry Dusautoir looks bereft of ideas after France fell to South Africa 19-10 at the weekendBy Gavin MortimerWhat are we going to do about France? What is France going to do about Philippe Saint-Andre?Two years since he took over from Marc Lievremont, the former Gloucester and Sale coach has presided over the worst calendar year of the French team in modern history. Two wins from 11 matches is an appalling indictment of Saint-Andre’s two years in charge, particularly when the victories were against Tonga and Scotland, both third tier nations.France likes to think of itself as a first tier nation but as Jacques Verdier, editor of Midi Olympique, wrote on Monday, that status is now under threat. That was confirmed a few hours later when the latest IRB rankings saw France drop a place to sixth, behind Wales, England and the Southern Hemisphere’s big three.Got any bright ideas, Philippe?: A bemused Saint-AndreVerdier was scathing in his assessment of France’s deficiencies, wringing his hands in frustration at what his country have become. What has happened to our traditional strengths, he cried: “Our capacity to adapt, the timing and placing of our passes, our taste for risk and creation.”Bernard Laporte, director of rugby at Toulon and the man who coached France to World Cup semi-finals in 2003 and 2007, was asked that question on a radio show last week. He blamed the Top 14, saying the French championship placed too much emphasis on negative, defensive rugby. He’s right. On its day, the Top 14 can produce compelling rugby, but it can also throw up games so sterile and risk-averse that by half time one almost loses the will to live. Why? Because so much is at stake in the Top 14, financially. That’s why French clubs perform better in Europe, because they can play without pressure. A poor Heineken Cup campaign won’t have serious financial ramifications for the French clubs (especially when the Top 14 announces next month what is expected to be a monstrous broadcasting deal). Selecting Palis as his goal-kicking full-back would allow Saint-Andre greater freedom in his choice of half-backs. The Morgan Parra/Remi Tales axis failed to fire over the three autumn internationals, and it’s time Saint-Andre gave Montpellier’s Jonathan Pelissie an opportunity to show what he can do at scrum-half rather than carry on with Parra – who faces three months on the sidelines with a knee injury anyway – simply because he’s a goal-kicker. Partner Pelissie with Perpignan’s Camille Lopez, move Brice Dulin from full-back to wing, along with Sofiane Guitoune on the other flank, and pair Wesley Fofana with Gael Fickou in the midfield. Suddenly France have an ambitious and exciting backline with an average age of just 23.Go on, Saint-Andre do it, it may be the only way to stop France slipping further down those rankings.last_img read more

3 Mistakes People Make When Buying a Car

first_img Please enter your name here Trying to make lemonade out of a lemon…… Reply Please enter your comment! Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Mama Mia Focusing on the PriceOne of the most popular mistakes people make in the process of buying a car is that they focus too much on the price. Fear of paying too much is a common statement car-buyers make. In figuring out how much the car we are considering is worth, we often check places like Kelly Blue Book or Edmunds.While making sure that you aren’t overpaying isn’t bad, if you are paying so much attention to the cost of the car that you aren’t keeping in mind whether the vehicle is actually going to fulfill your needs, you may be setting yourself up for future hardship. Along with this idea is that you aren’t buying more car than you can actually afford. If you have to max out all your credit buying capabilities and it is throwing your debt to income ratio over 45-50%, you may be setting yourself up for failure. For many, while the idea of a new car may be nice, it may be more practical to buy a quality used car from a reputable dealer instead.Ignoring the Financing Terms and ConditionsWhen people talk about their car buying experience, many mention high loan rates or wishing they had paid a larger down payment. Part of this comes from not knowing where to negotiate and how to negotiate those terms when financing. A common experience in financing is fighting to get the overall cost down, but not paying attention to the interest rate or how much money is going to finance fees.In an ideal world, everyone would pay cash for their cars, but when that isn’t possible rather than negotiating the price down, you’re more likely going to get a better deal by negotiating the financing terms. Those that negotiate their terms can often pay a lower interest rate that ends up saving them thousands of dollars in the long run.Take for instance: If a buyer finances a 20k car for 48 months at 6 percent, he’ll pay $2,580 in total interest over the four years, but if this buyer could get a loan at 4 percent instead of 6 percent, he’d save $881 in interest. And if he could pay off the car at 4 percent in three years instead of four, he’d save another $424. Adding a $1,500 down payment would drop the total interest to $1,180—a savings of $1,400 off the original financing quote.Setting Your Expectations Too HighIt’s not bad to have high expectations, but if you set them too high, you’re likely to end up disappointed and unhappy with what you are able to get. Do your homework so you know what you can afford and what the standard features are within that range. If you can only afford 8k, then you’re likely looking at a used vehicle that is around 4-6 years old. If you can afford 16k, then you can afford a newer vehicle, but you’re likely ending up with an economy manufacturer rather than a luxury one. By researching what your limits are, you can get a better idea about what your realistic car buying options are.Consider these three points next time you are in the market for a car. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.,Buying a car is a process. It can take a lot of time and energy and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the options, especially when there is a salesman in front of us offering what seems to be a good deal on a vehicle. However, when we feel rushed to make a decision, we are much more likely to make a mistake. Here are 3 common mistakes that people make when buying a car. The Anatomy of Fear Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate center_img Buying a car is a process. It can take a lot of time and energy and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the options, especially when there is a salesman in front of us offering what seems to be a good deal on a vehicle. However, when we feel rushed to make a decision, we are much more likely to make a mistake. Here are 3 common mistakes that people make when buying a car. Focusing on the PriceOne of the most popular mistakes people make in the process of buying a car is that they focus too much on the price. Fear of paying too much is a common statement car-buyers make. In figuring out how much the car we are considering is worth, we often check places like Kelly Blue Book or Edmunds.While making sure that you aren’t overpaying isn’t bad, if you are paying so much attention to the cost of the car that you aren’t keeping in mind whether the vehicle is actually going to fulfill your needs, you may be setting yourself up for future hardship. Along with this idea is that you aren’t buying more car than you can actually afford. If you have to max out all your credit buying capabilities and it is throwing your debt to income ratio over 45-50%, you may be setting yourself up for failure. For many, while the idea of a new car may be nice, it may be more practical to buy a quality used car from a reputable dealer instead.Ignoring the Financing Terms and ConditionsWhen people talk about their car buying experience, many mention high loan rates or wishing they had paid a larger down payment. Part of this comes from not knowing where to negotiate and how to negotiate those terms when financing. A common experience in financing is fighting to get the overall cost down, but not paying attention to the interest rate or how much money is going to finance fees.In an ideal world, everyone would pay cash for their cars, but when that isn’t possible rather than negotiating the price down, you’re more likely going to get a better deal by negotiating the financing terms. Those that negotiate their terms can often pay a lower interest rate that ends up saving them thousands of dollars in the long run.Take for instance: If a buyer finances a 20k car for 48 months at 6 percent, he’ll pay $2,580 in total interest over the four years, but if this buyer could get a loan at 4 percent instead of 6 percent, he’d save $881 in interest. And if he could pay off the car at 4 percent in three years instead of four, he’d save another $424. Adding a $1,500 down payment would drop the total interest to $1,180—a savings of $1,400 off the original financing quote.Setting Your Expectations Too HighIt’s not bad to have high expectations, but if you set them too high, you’re likely to end up disappointed and unhappy with what you are able to get. Do your homework so you know what you can afford and what the standard features are within that range. If you can only afford 8k, then you’re likely looking at a used vehicle that is around 4-6 years old. If you can afford 16k, then you can afford a newer vehicle, but you’re likely ending up with an economy manufacturer rather than a luxury one. By researching what your limits are, you can get a better idea about what your realistic car buying options are.Consider these three points next time you are in the market for a car. 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Westlife’s Comic Relief song promoted online

Howard Lake | 7 March 2001 | News Westlife’s Comic Relief song promoted online AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis In addition to the considerable online marketing of Comic Relief’s Web site this year, Westlife’s new single in aid of Comic Relief is also the subject of an integrated Internet/new media campaign.In addition to the considerable online marketing of Comic Relief’s Web site this year, Westlife’s new single in aid of Comic Relief is also the subject of an integrated Internet/new media campaign. The campaign features HTML e-mail,a ‘Blipvert’ interactive e-mail, an interactive game, and two enhanced CDs. The campaign is being launched by Graphico New Media. Advertisement  11 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. read more

Donations to children & animal-related causes decline as more give to NHS charities

first_imgDonations to children & animal-related causes decline as more give to NHS charities Tagged with: Charities Aid Foundation Research / statistics AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.  714 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 Melanie May | 15 May 2020 | Newscenter_img WATCH: Latest insight into how charities and donors are reactingHere is CAF’s webinar from 30 April 2020 on its latest insight into the impact of COVID-19 among donors and charities. Advertisement Donations to children and animal welfare charities have declined during the pandemic with people giving more to support hospitals and NHS organisations.Research from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), which tracks UK household giving patterns every month, found that 35% of people who had given to charity in the past four weeks had given to hospitals and hospices, up from the long term average of 21%.The number of people giving money to children’s causes and animal welfare has dropped in the same period. In the 2019 CAF UK Giving report, which tracked trends across all of 2018, children’s charities and animal welfare were the joint most popular causes to which people donated their money.Animal charities have seen the number of people making donations in the prior four weeks fall to 23% of donors in April, down from 31% in March, while donors supporting children’s charities have declined to 18% in April, below the long term average of 26%.Survey respondents singled out NHS charities, donating to feed NHS staff and supporting Captain Tom Moore’s fundraising drive as examples of how they were donating their money.CAF’s research is based on polling of 1,105 people carried out by YouGov between 20-23 April.In addition to the big increase in money going to hospitals and the NHS, the survey also found that despite economic uncertainty and worries about job security, overall levels of giving to charity has remained high, with 34% of people saying they had donated to charity in the past four weeks – up from 30% in March.Ben Russell, CAF’s Director of Policy, said:“The British people continue to demonstrate the UK’s history of remarkable generosity and these figures are no exception.“The willingness to help the dedicated NHS staff and the charities that support them shows the openheartedness and care the country feels towards people in great need and an inherent desire to stand with those on the frontlines.“As we recover from this crisis, we will also need to think about how we maintain the tens of thousands of other charities working on so many issues which make a difference to all our lives because we’ll need them more than ever.”  713 total views,  2 views todaylast_img read more

National Day of Protest for Andy Lopez

first_imgPhoto: Daniel ArauzOakland, Calif. — As part of a national day of protest for justice for Andy Lopez, a couple of hundred people rallied Nov. 9 at the Fruitvale station of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system, where Oscar Grant was murdered by BART police on New Year’s Day, 2009. Thirteen-year-old Andy Lopez was killed by a Santa Rosa Sheriff’s deputy on Oct. 22 as Lopez was returning a replica AK-47 BB gun to a friend’s house. Ever since then, the streets of Santa Rosa have been filled with young, mostly Latino/a students demanding justice for the loss of this young life.Those who addressed the crowd included Cephus “Uncle Bobby” Johnson, Oscar Grant’s uncle, and Cathy King, mother of Gary King, who was killed by Sgt. Patrick Gonzales of the Oakland Police Department on Sept. 20, 2007, as he was standing outside a corner store with some friends.As the rally was being held, the demonstrators were shocked to discover that Sgt. Gonzales had chosen to have lunch with several fellow cops at a restaurant at the Fruitvale BART station. The crowd marched right up to the restaurant, where Gonzales was now outside next to a squad car. He, the other officers and the car were surrounded by the crowd, which yelled chants of “Killer cops off our streets.”The march continued to an Alameda County Sheriffs’ office to make the link between Santa Rosa Sheriff Deputy Erick Gelhaus, who killed Andy Lopez, the OPD and the BART police — all perpetrators of killings of Black and Brown youth.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Indiana Corn and Soybean Gathers Farmers to Discuss Issues with Senator…

first_img Indiana Corn and Soybean Gathers Farmers to Discuss Issues with Senator Donnelly SHARE Facebook Twitter SHARE Culp-on-farmer-issuesIndiana Senator Joe Donnelly met with area farmers in Rensselaer Tuesday to provide an update on ag issues from Washington, but also to hear the important issues on their minds right now. The Indiana corn and soybean policy groups presented the coffee shop talk event and the farm bill was the first item of discussion. Both Donnelly and the commodity groups shared they have a sense there will be a farm bill passed that’s very similar to the current one, good news according to Indiana Soybean Alliance board member Kendell Culp.“The question is when we’re going to get this passed as time moves on throughout the year, but we’re hearing some minor changes or tweaks to the farm bill,” Culp told HAT, “especially maybe ARC County and PLC. There could be some changes to those programs, but nothing substantial. As long as crop insurance can stay intact, of course the harvest price option is a very important option to stay intact as well offered to farmers as a risk management tool. As long as those stay in place, and I believe they will, I think we’re going to have a largely unchanged farm bill as we move forward.”Crop insurance has been a priority for agriculture from the first day a new farm bill was talked about. Culp says Donnelly and all the other legislators they meet with in Washington know the importance of that tool.“It has had a target on its back with this and previous administrations,” he said. “Seems like every year in a budget there would always be cuts to crop insurance, but you’ve got Senator Roberts, the chairman of the Senate Ag Committee that has been very adamant and focused on preserving crop insurance as a risk management tool for farmers. So, I feel very confident and convinced that we will continue to have a strong crop insurance program in the new 2018 farm bill.”Donnelly and the farm audience also talked about trade and tariffs, and another ag issue with a target on its back in Culp’s words, the Renewable Fuel Standard.“Folks from different industries are looking towards that, especially if you’re a legislator from the south for example, and an oil producing state. You’re looking at RFS and you’re targeting that.”He said those in the Midwest want the continuation of a strong RFS. Indiana Soybean Alliance and Indiana Corn Growers Association, the policy organizations, sponsored the event with help from First Farmers Bank and Trust.Hear more from Culp in the HAT interview:Kendell-Culp-at-Coffee-Shop-Talk Home Indiana Agriculture News Indiana Corn and Soybean Gathers Farmers to Discuss Issues with Senator Donnelly Previous articleAg Bankers Report Shows Increase in LendingNext articleFarmers Talk Issues with Donnelly and Ag Barometer Affected by Tariffs on the HAT Wednesday Morning Edition Andy Eubank Facebook Twitter By Andy Eubank – Apr 3, 2018 last_img read more

Canadian broadcaster’s two local employees freed

first_img Afghanistan : “No just and lasting peace in Afghanistan without guarantees for press freedom” News RSF_en Help by sharing this information Situation getting more critical for Afghan women journalists, report says Receive email alerts AfghanistanAsia – Pacific Organisation June 2, 2021 Find out more News Reporters Without Borders welcomes today’s release of two local employees of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation – brothers Shokoor Feroz, a fixer, and Qaem Feroz, a driver – who had been held by the National Directorate of Security, an intelligence agency, since CBC reporter Melissa Fung’s abduction on 12 October”We thank President Hamid Karzai and the many other Afghans and Canadians who interceded on behalf of the unjustly detained Feroz brothers,” Reporters Without Borders said. “The protests by CBC’s journalists and management illustrated in an exemplary manner that the defence of the local employees of foreign media should be a priority. The Afghan authorities should compensate the two brothers for their six weeks in detention.”__________________________________________________________21.11.2008Authorities urged to free CBC reporter’s fixer and driver if no evidence links them to abductionReporters Without Borders calls on Afghan interior minister Mohamad Hanif Atmar to release two local employees of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Kabul – brothers Shokoor Feroz, a fixer, and Qaem Feroz, a driver – who were arrested a few hours after CBC reporter Melissa Fung’s abduction on 12 October 2008. Fung was freed four weeks later but the Feroz brothers are still detained by the National Directorate of Security (NDS).“If there is evidence against Shokoor and Qaem Feroz, they should be brought before a judge, but it is becoming more and more apparent that their prolonged detention by the NDS is a mistake,” Reporters Without Borders said. “The success of the security forces in freeing Fung should now be followed by their release. There should be no double standards in this case.”It is clear from Fung’s statements after her release on 8 November and the information obtained by Reporters Without Borders from other CBC journalists that the Feroz brothers were not involved in the Canadian journalist’s abduction. Shokoor Feroz even warned her of the dangers they were running while reporting at the refugee camp near Kabul where she was kidnapped. Fung has never suggested that her fixer and driver were in any way implicated.The Feroz brothers are currently held at NDS headquarters in Kabul. They have not been charged and are being held with criminals who were, like them, detained as suspects in the case. Shokoor Feroz has been a CBC fixer for three years. He previously worked for an airline.CBC and a group of journalists who have worked with the Feroz brothers have also asked the Afghan authorities to produce evidence of their guilt or release them. In a letter to President Hamid Karzai, the CBC journalists wrote: “Each of us has placed our lives in the hands of the Feroz brothers. Neither has ever betrayed that responsibility and thus we have immense trust in both.”CBC News publisher John Cruickshank said in a 13 November message that his staff were working to obtain the release of the Feroz brothers.This is not the first time Afghan fixers have been killed or imprisoned as a result of their work with foreign journalists. Adjmal Nasqhbandi and Sayed Agha were killed by Taliban insurgents in 2007 for working with Italian reporter Daniele Mastrogiacomo.center_img May 3, 2021 Find out more AfghanistanAsia – Pacific News RSF asks International Criminal Court to investigate murders of journalists in Afghanistan News to go further November 24, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Canadian broadcaster’s two local employees freed Follow the news on Afghanistan March 11, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Handbag thieves trick driver on Childers Road

first_imgPrint Facebook A WOMAN who stopped at a pedestrian crossing on the Childers Road had her handbag snatched from the passenger seat of her car. At about 4.30pm on Friday, March 9, the victim was driving a silver Volkswagen Golf and stopped at the Kilmallock Road roundabout to allow a man on crutches to cross the road. As she did so, a second man opened the passenger door and snatched a black leather handbag from the front passenger seat.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Gardaí believe the two men were working together to carry out the theftThe man on crutches was described as tall, in his early twenties with black hair and was wearing a dark top and faded jeans.The only description available of the second man is that he was small in stature.The pair were also accompanied by a young, thin girl with black hair, who was wearing bright red clothes.The stolen bag contained a sum of cash, cosmetics and other items.“I would like to advise all drivers, particularly females, to keep car doors locked while driving in urban areas,” said Henry Street Sergeant Brian Broderick.“Thieves have targeted cars while stopped at traffic lights and junctions on a number of occasions.“Handbags should also be kept out of sight under the seat from where they cannot easily be snatched”. Twitter Email Previous articleSufficient gardai guaranteed for critical timesNext articleDVD to create greater awareness of McManus awards admincenter_img Advertisement Linkedin NewsLocal NewsHandbag thieves trick driver on Childers RoadBy admin – March 21, 2012 528 WhatsApplast_img read more

Brosnan linked to steering group

first_imgPrint SPECULATION is rife that Denis Brosnan is to chair the soon- to- be announced steering group that will determine the future of Shannon Airport and Shannon Development. It has been claimed that the business tycoon met with potential members of the new committee at a Shannon hotel, suggesting that he will have an involvement in determining the new organisational structure of the airport and the agency. Mr Brosnan is founder of the Kerry Group and chair of the Mid West Task Force, the Limerick Local Government Committee, Horse Racing Ireland and former chair of Kerry Airport.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Five civil servants will be on the steering body, which will include an aviation subgroup and a future growth subgroup.According to one insider, while the airport’s €100 million debt has been parked, the steering committee will have to find investment of at least €30 million euro to upgrade facilities, with the main runway needing particular attention.Shannon Development’s indigenous enterprise and foreign direct investment functions are to be transferred to Enterprise Ireland and the IDA, but the exact structure and effect on employment at the agency will be determined by the steering group.A spokesperson for the agency said it expects to wait a number of weeks for further instruction from government. Cllr Sean McLoughlin told the Limerick Post that reaction had been very positive at the separation of the airport from the DAA, but further details were anxiously awaited.“I met with Leo Varadkar and he guaranteed me that the new structure will have taken over by the end of the year.“In the meantime the Shannon Airport Authority remains in place”.He added that a positive for Shannon, and which he believes has been overlooked, is that a new lower tax incentive for aviation industry will be introduced for the region.“It will no doubt attract international companies and create jobs”.The councillor also believes that the removal of the responsibility of Shannon Development to attract investment will be a positive.“When Mary Harney was Minister for Enterprise she removed the budget to attract investment from Shannon Development and now that it will be in the hands of Enterprise Ireland and the IDA, it will surely be a good thing.“Shannon Development will be landlords and will generate funding to back up the airport”. Previous articleMasterChef calls on Limerick’s bestNext articleOffload 15-acre landbanks – Leddin admin Linkedin Advertisement WhatsAppcenter_img Twitter Facebook NewsLocal NewsBrosnan linked to steering groupBy admin – May 17, 2012 480 Emaillast_img read more