Jobs at risk in Co Tyrone

A Co Tyrone engineering company has warned that it may have to make job cuts because of reduced orders.

Powerscreen, based in Dungannon, employs about 650 people and says its workforce is being consulted.

To save jobs, the company has cut back on outsourcing projects.

The company, which makes machinery used in construction and mining, also says it will be extending its winter shutdown.


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