Metal and Metal Products Manufacturing


Scrap metal dealers will have to hold licences

All scrap metal dealers will have to hold licences as strict new regulations penalising rogue traders became law today (March 1st 2013).
The Scrap Metal Dealers Act, which will come into effect later this year, will require metal dealers to satisfy their local authority that they are a legitimate trader. It will give local authorities and [...]

Super-fast broadband goes live in two more Merseyside communities

Super-fast broadband is now available in two more Merseyside communities, BT announced today.
More than 9,400 householders and firms in Childwall, Liverpool, and over 2,300 in Rainford, St Helens, are poised to join in high-speed revolution as engineers complete the local upgrades in the coming weeks.
This latest development will take the number of premises in Merseyside [...]

Corus Steel Plant Mothballed in Northeast England

An international consortium’s breaking of a binding contract has led Corus, Europe’s second largest steel producer, to partially implement the proposal announced in May 2009 of mothballing some of the facilities belonging to the Teesside Cast Products (TCP) business in northeast England.
TCP’s Redcar Blast Furnace, Lackenby steelmaking and the South Bank Coke Ovens will be [...]

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