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David Stewart

SUMMARY

Name: David Stewart
Location: Portglenone
County: Antrim
Total Cost: £ 35,476.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : North East Region
Telephone: 07811637076

PROJECT SUMMARY

Installation of 3 phase electricity and purchase of equipment for manufacturing business.

BACKGROUND

Mr Stewart is a welder based on his family farm manufacturing agricultural sheds and feeding equipment for the local farming community and he wanted to improve the H&S of his business through the introduction of 3 phase electricity and the purchase of new pieces of equipment.  Before his grant assistance, David had to power a generator from a tractor causing noise and pollution. 

ACTIVITIES

Funded under Axis 3, through North East Region, David installed 3 phase power to operate his machines and develop the business.  He also purchased a 3 phase welder, bandsaw, and belt sander.  These shall allow him to increase his employment and take on more work and larger jobs.  The applicant also intends to construct a purpose built workshop in two years, but needs the equipment as a priority.
Items funded:

  • 3 phase electricity installation,
  • 6” belt sander,
  • 3 phase welder,
  • automatic bank saw,
  • 3 phase wiring.