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Company aims to create hundreds of jobs in gold mine

The Canadian mining company Dalradian is aiming to create hundreds of jobs at a gold mine near Gortin in Co Tyrone.

It's a billion-dollar project, but first it has to get planning permission.

However if it does get the green light then the mine would be operational for at least 20 years, as Mark McFadden reports.

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Top civil servant says incinerator decision 'in public interest'

The top civil servant who gave the go-ahead for a vast waste incinerator at the Hightown Quarry outside Belfast says he's taken the decision in the public interest.

Peter May, the permanent secretary at the Department for Infrastructure, has been criticised by most of the political parties for giving the green light to the controversial project without a minister in position.

He has been speaking to our Deputy Political Editor Tracey Magee.

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