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An archive of all BALCAS news, past and present. To start, please select a year, or a month from the menu on the right.

To celebrate the end of #VolunteersWeek we had a quick Q&A with Jonny…

June 7th, 2019

Who, What, Where, When and Why? Who:     Jonathan Robinson, Remanufacturing Unit Process Engineer What:    Volunteer Crew member at the Enniskillen RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution). Where:  Enniskillen Yacht Club. The Enniskillen lifeboat was the first RNLI inland station…

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Engineering Open Day

May 9th, 2019

Read Sean’s story below and please pass on this great opportunity to anyone you know studying or due to graduate Engineering. I first joined Balcas in 2015 for my university placement, it was my first real taste of the manufacturing…

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May Bank Holiday

May 1st, 2019

The Balcas office will be closed on Monday 6th May and will reopen as usual on Tuesday 7th May.

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Easter Closing

April 18th, 2019

Balcas will be closed for the Easter break from and including Friday 19th April – Monday 22nd April 2019. We reopen on Tuesday 23rd April. Happy Easter from all at Balcas!

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Join the Enniskillen Team

April 3rd, 2019

We have 2 great new opportunities to join the Enniskillen team this month. Finance Assistant To support the finance team in recording and retrieving financial details of the company including maintaining financial records and processing payments. Data Analyst To support…

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Float Building = Team Building

March 23rd, 2019

At Enniskillen’s St Patrick’s festival on Sunday, Balcas’s story was brilliantly imagined for the local community by a team of staff volunteers. It began with a concentration on Forests – places of health and leisure – the ingredients of the…

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International Women’s Day at Balcas

March 8th, 2019

To mark International Women’s Day 2019, we’d like to introduce you to Meave, our Customer Engineering Manager. Can you tell us a little bit about what the average day looks like for you? Average day? There is no average day,…

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Valentine’s Day Gift of Life

February 21st, 2019

It felt fitting for Balcas to make a presentation of a new defibrillator on St Valentine’s Day in Enniskillen. The recipients were the Erne East Community Responder Scheme (EECRS) who have also been announced as our charity partnership for 2019….

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February 13th, 2019

In Autumn 2018 Balcas acquired the wood pellet trade and assets of the leading GB wood pellet distributor Forever Fuels Ltd., enabling Balcas to further strengthen its position as a principal supplier in the UK and Ireland wood pellet industry….

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Reasons To Be Cheerful

January 11th, 2019

Don’t be blue this Monday…We have 4 reasons to be cheerful as we are now inviting applications for the following positions: IT Support Technician Maintenance Fitter Electrician General Operatives Why not make the leap this weekend and visit for more info…

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