Union talks over future of SSI Redcar steel plant
29 September 2015
From the section Tees
Talks will focus on the mothballing process at the Teesside plant
Union officials are to begin talks with executives of SSI’s Redcar plant after the company announced the loss of 1,700 jobs.
On Monday SSI said it was mothballing iron and steelmaking at the site for up to five years, citing poor trading conditions and low world steel prices.
It said steel prices would need to recover before the plant could reopen.
The talks will focus on the mothballing process, whereby about 450 people will continue to work at the Teesside …read more
Source:: BBC world news feed