Tata Steel confirms 2,800 job losses as Port Talbot pivots to greener steelmaking

Michael Holder
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Widely expected announcement prompts calls for better 'just transition' planning and support for affected workers, as Labour slams government's failure to support development of green primary steel plants

Tata Steel has today confirmed plans to close its two blast furnaces at the Port Talbot steelworks in South Wales as part of its £1.25bn plan to revamp the site to enable less carbon-intensive steel manufacturing...

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