LacPatrick Board and Council members touring the new dairy technology centre in Artigarvan. Members of the LacPatrick Board and Council recently visited the new dairy technology centre at Artigarvan.  The group got an insight into the new technology and capabilities of the new investment through detailed presentations from key Artigarvan personnel. They also heard a…

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Electric Ireland has announced that it is to supply major international dairy co-operative, LacPatrick Dairies, with natural gas in a contract worth £2.2m per annum following a competitive seven month process. LacPatrick is the first major energy user to avail of the Gas to the West (GttW) project and with Electric Ireland being the first…

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LacPatrick welcomed visitors from Japan to the Artigarvan site in early March.  They toured the new site and also visited local suppliers Hall and Derrick Donnell’s farm. Thank you to the Donnell’s for their hospitality.  They are pictured during their visit to the site with the LacPatrick staff who hosted them for the day, and…

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Artigarvan’s New Dryer Process is edging closer to completion. The plant is currently being commissioned by a team of GEA engineers who are progressing well. Project planning is a key factor as contractors all work towards finishing on time. The success of the project is priority for all involved, with all parties working closely together…

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In this issue, our Chief Executive, Gabriel D’Arcy talks about milk production. We have some interesting pieces on checking grass quality, and heat recovery which we hope is of interest and practical use. We also have our regular CellCheck Tip of the Month from Animal Health Ireland, and some useful dates for your diary regarding…

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In this issue, we have reflections from our Deputy CEO, Nigel Kemps. Page 2 is filled with pictures from the recent Winter Fair, which was well supported as usual. We have an update on the Fixed Price Scheme, as well as advice from Animal Health Ireland, and a short report about the recent Cellcheck Awards.…

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The construction of the Evaporator and Dryer Towers has now been completed with all the plant components in place and the installation is undergoing its final connection to the new gas and power supplies. The coordination of all the expertise and skills necessary to bring the project to its final stages brought the best out…

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