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Man killed in industrial accident at Corrib gas tunnel

Screen Shot 2013-07-15 at 07.03.50A MAN HAS died in what gardaí believe was an industrial accident at the Corrib gas tunnel in Aughoose near Ballina in Co Mayo this morning. A spokesperson for the Health and Safety Authority said investigators are on their way to the scene.

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A spokesperson for the Health and Safety Authority said investigators are on their way to the scene.

First published 1.02pm Sunday 8 September 2013

A MAN HAS died in what gardaí believe was an industrial accident at the Corrib gas tunnel in Aughoose near Ballina in Co Mayo this morning.

An investigation is underway into what is being treated as an accident after the man sustained head injuries while operating a tunnel boring machine in the gas tunnel operated by Shell.

The incident happenend at around 9.45am this morning. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A garda spokesperson said officers at Belmullet Garda station are investigating the incident. read more

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Shell close to deal over ‘ruinous’ oil spill in Niger Delta

Screen Shot 2013-01-03 at 19.46.51For five years a London law firm and Anglo-Dutch oil giant have argued over reparations for one of the world’s worst spills in Africa’s oil heartland. But now, as fishing villages on the banks of the Niger Delta continue to count the cost of the leaks, compensation claims are finally due to be settled. Royal Dutch Shell will tomorrow seek to reach an “acceptable agreement”

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Five years after fishing and farming livelihoods were ruined, oil giant is ready to agree compensation which could reach £100m

For five years a London law firm and Anglo-Dutch oil giant have argued over reparations for one of the world’s worst spills in Africa’s oil heartland. But now, as fishing villages on the banks of the Niger Delta continue to count the cost of the leaks, compensation claims are finally due to be settled.

Royal Dutch Shell will tomorrow seek to reach an “acceptable agreement” with inhabitants of the cluster of Nigerian fishing villages over claims their livelihoods were ruined by the spills in 2008. read more

royaldutchshellplc.com and its sister websites royaldutchshellgroup.com, shellenergy.website, shellnazihistory.com, royaldutchshell.website, johndonovan.website, shellnews.net and shell2004.com are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.
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