Monday, September 22, 2008

Stainless steel manufacturer axes 230 jobs in Sheffield

HUNDREDS of jobs are to be axed at a Sheffield stainless steel giant as the credit crunch bites hard in South Yorkshire.

A total of 230 workers are to be made redundant at Outokumpu's Sheffield Special Strip operation at Meadowhall.
The news will come as a bitter blow to workers who were reassured three years ago their jobs were safe when the company axed 130 jobs at the plant which produces very thin foils of stainless steel strip.


Read the full story at the Sheffield Telegraph

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