Cork jobs uncertain as drug plant is delayed

The future of 130 workers hired by biotechnology firm Amgen in Cork is uncertain after the firm said it was delaying the opening of a $1 billion drug plant by two years.

7th April, 2007

The future of 130 workers hired by biotechnology firm Amgen in Cork is uncertain after the firm said it was delaying the opening of a $1 billion drug plant by two years.

Amgen announced plans for the plant in January last year and it was due to open in 2010, creating 1,100 jobs. However, last week the firm said the plant would not open until 2012 - six years after it was launched by Minister for Enterprise,...

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