Best Rural Business Award


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PLEASE NOTE: votes do not determine the final winners but help create awareness of the nominee’s shortlisting.

Waterworx Pipeline & Civils

Waterworx Pipeline & Civils, owned by Daniel Poyntz and Eamon Teague, carries out structural and condition assessments on water mains which include inspection, fault finding and management of water main pipelines. Employing 13 full time staff, they use non-disruptive pressurised water main CCTV and NDT condition assessment technology to provides utility companies, such as NI Water and Irish Water, with a clear understanding of what is happening in their network.

Waterworx Pipeline & Civils regularly update their range of technologies helping utility companies proactively replace pipelines and assess pipes before they fail. With rapid growth over the past two years they are now at the forefront of pipeline assessments.

TAS Controls

Operating since 2011, TAS Controls is a small family run business in Carrickmore with five full time employees. Already they are a one-stop shop for providing a bespoke service of electrical and electronic engineering solutions to a wide range of local and global businesses with client bases in Europe, Ukraine and USA.

Their core business involves panel building, engineering, electrical installation, integration, consultancy and software solutions. With the hard work and commitment put in over the past five years, the customer response has been phenomenal with much of their new business from referrals.TAS Controls are aiming to keep growing their name and be known for the excellent service they provide.

Todd’s Leap

Now in business for over 25 years, Todds Leap is an outdoor activity centre which features a purpose built off road course and a mix of fun unique adventure and team building activities. Additional to this they offer freshly cooked meals in their licensed restaurant, conference facilities and log cabin accommodation.

The business employs 50 staff and apart from multi and weekend events they also run open park events like family fun days, charity races for chest, heart and stroke and a very successful Christmas event.Bringing much needed employment and trade to the local area, Todd’s Leap is very much a business with a strong customer base, top class facilities and a real rural ethos.


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Closing date
Public view for the online vote closes at 10am on Monday 15th May 2017 and the final deadline is 8am, Tuesday 16th May 2017.

PLEASE NOTE: votes do not determine the final winners but help create awareness of the nominee’s shortlisting.

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