Austerity Isnt Working, Local Councils Are At Breaking Point ...Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
As the Chancellor gets to his feet today to announce the Budget, I have joined with Cllr Carol Clement-Williams, Cabinet Member for Finance at Neath Port Talbot Council, and Mark Fisher, Chair NPT Unison, to call on Philip Hammond to drop the Government's austerity policies, ensure local government is funded properly and that public sector workers get the pay they deserve. You can read our article, published in the South Wales Evening Post, below. Continue reading
Liberty appoints new CEO to lead enlarged UK steel divisionThu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Jon Bolton, one of the most prominent figures in the British and international steel industry, has been appointed chief executive of the enlarged UK steel division of global metals and industrials group, Liberty House.
Boundary Commission Wales Revised Boundary ProposalsTue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Commenting on the Boundary Commission Wales latest proposals for parliamentary constituency boundaries, Stephen Kinnock, Member of Parliament for Aberavon, said: It is good to see that the Boundary Commission Wales has listened to our representations about splitting the Aberavon and Port Talbot wards, and that they have included both areas in the same constituency in their latest proposals. The Commission has clearly acknowledged the strength of feeling and the level of local opposition to ...
POSCO Signs PosMAC Supply Agreement with a British Tube Manufacturer.Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
On October 12th at the POSCO Center, POSCO signed a PosMAC supply agreement for pipe production with Top Tubes, a British pipe manufacturer specializing in cold rolled and galvanized steel. The agreement ceremony was attended by 10 interested p..
North East pipe mills will be a world force once againThu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
During a visit to formally inaugurate the two mills, which his Liberty House group bought in August, he promised to create new jobs and steadily restore production levels which were badly hit during last years steel crisis.
Brighter future pledged for Scunthorpe steelworkersThu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
International metals and industrial entrepreneur, Sanjeev Gupta, told the workers at the newly-renamed Liberty Steel Scunthorpe that their skills would play a pivotal role in the continued growth of the Liberty House Group, which now employs more than 5,500 people in the UK and 6,000 overseas.
Liberty puts bike growth in the frame with key Scottish acquisitionSun, 08 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Global metals and industrials business Liberty, which completed the deal this weekend, intends to expand Shands manufacturing capacity at Livingston, West Lothian, while also using the engineering expertise of its Midlands vehicle technology teams to support both Shand and Trillion to grow by developing innovative products.
Casting equipment reactivated as Yorkshire steelworksWed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Liberty, part of the global GFG Alliance, will today officially re-activate the small bloom caster at the Aldwarke works, Rotherham, more than 18 months after it was mothballed by previous owners during the steel crisis.
Thyssen-Tata merger puts fate of UK's top steel plant at risk ...Mon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
By Maytaal Angel and Christoph Steitz LONDON/FRANKFURT Reuters - Plagued by poor earnings, Britain's biggest steel plant, located in Port Talbot, is likely to be first in line for job and output ...
Tata and ThyssenKrupp agree steel mergerWed, 20 Sep 2017 11:43:00 GMT
As always in steel, timing is everything. Tata paid 6.7bn to buy Corus in 2007, beating off fierce competition from CSN of Brazil. That sum looks almost unbelievable now, given the subsequent crash in the steel price and the eye-watering losses Corus ran ...
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