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63 jobs go as Belfast engineering firm closes

All 63 employees at the company have lost their jobs
All 63 employees at the company have lost their jobs

An electrical engineering company in Belfast has closed with the loss of 63 jobs.

J&G Engineering, which is based in the Belfast Harbour Estate, was set up 23 years ago.

It is understood the company had encountered cash flow problems and no longer had sufficient funds to pay its staff.

A spokesman said it had ceased trading and would be placed in liquidation before the end of the month.

The company is thought it have run up debts of about £1.5m.

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