Friday, October 14, 2005

Royal Approval for Corus Steel Plant

CORUS has unveiled its £90m investment in its specialist steels plant at Rotherham which produces steel used in the Renault Formula 1 car and the new Airbus ’superjumbo’ aeroplane.The Princess Royal officially opened Corus Engineering Steels’ (CES) new facilities yesterday, part of Corus’ restructuring of its South Yorkshire engineering steel operations.The Princess last visited the site in 1989, when she officially opened the £76m Aldwarke bloom caster investments and back in 1976 she also opened the Thrybergh bar mill………..CES is one of the largest producers of engineering steels in Europe and has an annual turnover of £600m and employs 2,500 people in the UK at its main production site in Rotherham, an additional site at Stocksbridge, north west of Sheffield and another site in Wednesbury in the West Midlands.

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