Australian company Tribe Tech brings employment

Tribe Technology Group Ltd (Tribe Tech) welcomed The Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey and a delegation of Council representatives, to view their state of the art facility at Enterprise Way in Mallusk.

By Claire Cartmill
Monday, 15th November 2021, 6:00 am

The visit also marked the recent award of a Council investment grant to the business which will help promote local recruitment including the creation of an additional 28 jobs by July 2023.

Tribe Tech is a global business founded in Australia in 2019. It is dedicated to providing engineering solutions, improving safety and supporting multinational clients in the mining sector.

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Councillor Billy Webb, said: “Council is delighted to be working closely with Tribe Tech as an industry-leading company that has chosen to locate in the Borough, taking advantage of the many logistical and workforce benefits that we have to offer locally. “Council is pleased to have been able to award Tribe Tech a grant to support direct investment to help promote local recruitment (the creation of an additional 28 jobs by July 2023) and we look forward to strengthening our relationship with the company in the future.”

Sign up to our daily newsletter

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Councillor Billy Webb with Councillor Phillip Brett, Councillor Roisin Lynch, Councillor Mark Cosgrove, Tribe Tech director of operations Michael Morrow and Tribe Tech general manager, group finance Eric Hampel

Eric Hampel, general manager, group finance for TribeTech, added: “We’re delighted to have chosen Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough as the location where we will produce the world’s first autonomous RC drill rigs. The council and economic development team have been strong partners of ours with a straightforward and positive approach to bringing in businesses. The grant they have provided to Tribe Tech is greatly appreciated and demonstrates what business and local governments can do to facilitate job creation.”

A message from the Editor:

Thank you for reading this story on our website. While I have your attention, I also have an important request to make of you.

In order for us to continue to provide high quality and trusted local news on this free-to-read site, I am asking you to also please purchase a copy of our newspaper whenever you are able to do so.

Our journalists are highly trained and our content is independently regulated by IPSO to some of the most rigorous standards in the world. But being your eyes and ears comes at a price. So we need your support more than ever to buy our newspapers during this crisis.

With the coronavirus lockdown having a major impact on many of our local valued advertisers - and consequently the advertising that we receive - we are more reliant than ever on you helping us to provide you with news and information by buying a copy of our newspaper when you can safely.

You can also enjoy unlimited access to the best news from across Northern Ireland and the UK by subscribing to

With a digital subscription, you can read more than five articles, see fewer ads, enjoy faster load times, and get access to exclusive newsletters and content. Visit now to sign up.

Thank you