Efforts made to keep Redcar coke ovens burning after SSI liquidation
3 October 2015
From the section Tees
The crisis in steel prices is being blamed on a surplus of cheap Chinese products on the world market
Measures are being taken to keep the coke ovens at Redcar operating over the weekend, the liquidators of SSI UK said.
On Friday, the Thai parent company was granted an application to wind up its UK arm.
It came after the announcement earlier in the week that the plant on Teesside was to be mothballed with the loss of 1,700 jobs.
The coke ovens are essential for any future steel making on …read more
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