Wednesday, August 05, 2009

New orders keep Corus jobs safe for two months

As reported at the Northern Echo

THOUSANDS of under-threat steel workers have been told their jobs are safe for another two months.

A 90-day consultation with workers at Corus Teesside Cast Products (TCP) plant, in Redcar, which it was feared would end in heavy job losses and the mothballing of the plant, had been due to finish on Friday.

But the company yesterday confirmed that, having secured new orders, the consultation exercise would be extended.

A spokesman said: “Corus is pleased to confirm that it has secured new orders for its Teesside Cast Products plant until the end of September.

Read the full story at the Northern Echo.

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