Ironopolis – The day the steel stopped

As the steelworkers from ‘C’ shift prepared themselves to carry out the final coke push on oven 64 at the SSI UK steel works at Redcar this week they were not only starting the process by which the ovens would gradually cool down rendering them useless for any future use but it was also markingContinue reading “Ironopolis – The day the steel stopped”

Steel

For the first time in 2 years since the plant was mothballed by former owners Corus the rollers turned once again in the Steel plant at Redcar today. As the first slab of steel produced by the new owners – SSI – Sahaviriya Steel Industries – came off the production line after the furnace wasContinue reading “Steel”