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Friday 25 February 2011
Hundreds of jobs have been secured after SSI, Thailand's biggest steel maker, finally sealed a deal to buy the Corus Teesside Cast Products (TCP) site in Redcar. The pact between SSI and Corus's parent, Tata Steel, values the business at $469m (£291m).
Thursday 24 February 2011
A steel plant which has been mothballed for the past year was today sold to a firm from Thailand, raising the prospect of hundreds of new jobs.
Thursday 03 February 2011
Barclaycard has come under fire over plans to move some operations overseas, with the loss of 285 jobs in the UK. The company said it proposed to move customer service work from sites in Wavertree, Northampton and Teesside as part of its programme of improving day-to-day operational efficiency.
Monday 24 January 2011
Britain's like-for-like steel production shot up by almost a quarter last year, but still remains significantly below pre-recession levels after the closure of Tata Steel's Teesside Cast Products (TCP) plant.
Sunday 23 January 2011
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Friday 10 September 2010
A jury took just an hour to clear a vicar today of raping and abusing a schoolgirl.
Tuesday 07 September 2010
A vicar tried to rape a schoolgirl in his church hall office and said she could not get pregnant because he had had "the snip", a court heard today.
Saturday 28 August 2010
The steel giant Corus is set to sell its mothballed Teesside Cast Products (TCP) plant to Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI) of Thailand for $500m (£323m), ending months of uncertainty and potentially creating hundreds of skilled jobs.
Friday 27 August 2010
Steelworkers were celebrating tonight after news that a huge plant mothballed earlier this year with the loss of more than 1,000 jobs is to be sold under a multimillion-pound deal to a Thai company.
Thursday 05 August 2010
Tuesday 20 July 2010
Corus is hiring 154 new staff at its two Speciality Steel factories in Yorkshire, barely a year after the Stocksbridge and Rotherham plants faced closure.
Monday 28 June 2010
Two 15-year-old boys charged with murdering a homeless man in a churchyard were remanded into secure accommodation today.
Monday 28 June 2010
Corus chief executive Kirby Adams is to step down in October after an 18-month tenure marked by extreme turbulence in the global steel market.
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