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Hopes are high that construction work can start later this year on a massive £157 million textile plant on the outskirts of Belfast.The European Commission has finally given the go-ahead for more than £60 million of UK government aid to be poured into the factory, which will be built on a 120 ha greenfield site at Mallusk by the Taiwanese textile company Hualon.It will be the biggest industrial scheme in Northern Ireland since the ill-fated De Lorean venture and is expected ...

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