We are closed on Monday 2nd of May and reopen as usual on Tuesday 3rd. Enjoy the long weekend!
In August this year we celebrate our 60th anniversary and are marking this milestone with a celebratory publication which recalls our development over the years. To this end, we are seeking input from individuals and businesses who can add flavour to our story from their viewpoint as a stakeholder; be it customer, haulier, supplier, business […]
We are closed for the Easter Break from Friday April 15th and will reopen as usual on Tuesday 19th.
It may only be day 2 but Spring is certainly not disappointing! It is also #InternationalDayOfForests and to celebrate we’re showing you our latest forest photo. If you look closely you can see a celtic knot of trees in this beautiful forest of conifers in Glencar, County Leitrim/Sligo. Planted 20 years ago, Japanese Larch was […]
We’ve enjoyed a variety of activities to mark #internationalwomensday including a health check clinic, floral arrangements and the opportunity to share our ideas over a lovely lunch (albeit virtually) of what we can do in Balcas to continue empowering each other. It also proved a fitting opportunity to present our new charities with their opening […]
Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister Edwin Poots visited Balcas Timber Ltd to support ‘Time for Timber’, the global wood manifesto, launched by Confor last year to coincide with COP26 in Glasgow. Minister Poots said: “I am pleased to visit Balcas to welcome and offer support to the global wood manifesto being promoted by Confor. […]
Meet Mark McClelland, Electrical Engineer and our Employee of the Month for February. It’s hard to believe but this is Mark’s 20th year with Balcas having started with us as an Electrical Apprentice. Mark has truly embraced the Balcas ethos of continual learning and has since added many strings to his bow and can be […]
Today is the feast of St Brigid, one of Ireland’s three patron saints. Her origins are rooted in the pagan festival of Imbolc and the evening of the February 1st is notable as being the first of spring. As women are being celebrated across the globe today, when better to mark the work of women […]
engineering /ɛndʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ/ :the action of working artfully to bring something about. Balcas prides itself on being able to spot, attract and retain talent but even by our standards, last year was a bumper year for being able to offer career development opportunities. 4 of our engineers, all of whom began their journey with us as […]