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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.

August Bank Holiday

August 22nd, 2019

We will be closed on Monday 26th August for the Bank Holiday and return to normal hours on Tuesday 27th

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Janet Hynes – An Appreciation

August 12th, 2019

Today was an unbearably sad day for us here in Enniskillen as we bade a final farewell to our friend and colleague, Janet Hynes. Janet courageously battled her cancer over the past eighteen months with amazing fortitude and grace. Despite…

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Bank Holiday Closure

July 10th, 2019

We will be closed on Friday 12th July and will reopen as usual, on Monday 15th. Please feel free to PM, email or ring with a message and we will attend to your query upon our return

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DIY SOS – The Big Reveal

June 28th, 2019

It was an honour for Balcas to be invited along to the Big Reveal in Bangor, Co Down yesterday, following the completion of the BBC DIY SOS Big Build which had been underway for the previous 10 days. Balcas supplied…

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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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