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Kombinat review – dark, eerie doc on Russia’s ‘socialist city of steel’

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Here is a continuation of Gabriel Tejedor’s fascination with the debris of the former Soviet Union; this latest documentary sets its gaze on the industrial city of Magnitogorsk, situated 2,000km from Moscow. Here, tim...

Unite demands clear targets for use of UK steel in HS2 project

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The Unite union is demanding the government sets clear targets for the use of UK-produced steel in the HS2 rail project, after it emerged that the Department for Transport currently has none in place. Responding to tw...

UK steel industry braces for slump in trade as US reduces tariffs on EU

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The UK steel industry is braced for an immediate slump in trade from New Year’s Day when European Union rivals will gain a 25% price advantage selling to the giant US market. The EU and the US reached a Halloween agre...

MPs call for inquiry into Liberty Steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta

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The metals tycoon Sanjeev Gupta should be investigated for potential breaches of his duties as a company director, according to a scathing report by MPs that said his leadership threatened the future viability of Libe...

Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires review – gleefully violent 80s throwback

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If the animators of Aardman, the company behind Wallace and Gromit, gave up crumpets and custard creams, switched to an intravenous diet of raw steak and steroids, and were forced to watch trashy 80s movies 24/7 for a...

UK steel: European rivals laughing at us over energy crisis

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UK steel manufacturers have made a fresh appeal for urgent government intervention in the energy crisis, warning they are the laughing stock of Europe after being forced to pause production on multiple occasions recen...

Steel will be vital to the green revolution, but our industry needs help to change

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When I say to people that steel is a vital part of the solution to the climate crisis, I get a lot of confused looks. The global steel market is currently worth an estimated $2.5tn (£1.8tn) and produces 9% of global e...

UK steel industry says energy loan plan is just a ‘sticking plaster’

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The steel industry has said government proposals to lend money to heavy industry to help energy-intensive businesses survive the impact of soaring gas prices would be little more than a “sticking plaster”. Uncertainty...

Liberty Steel owner GFG to restart Rotherham and Stocksbridge plants

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The owner of Liberty Steel has pledged to restart its plants in Rotherham and Stocksbridge in South Yorkshire this month, saving the “substantial majority” of 1,000 jobs, by pumping £50m in cash into the business. The...

Fears furlough ‘cliff edge’ at Liberty Steel could puts jobs at risk

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Ministers and unions fear that Liberty Steel faces a “cliff edge”, risking thousands of jobs when the UK’s furlough scheme ends next month, unless owner Sanjeev Gupta can secure a new source of financing after months...

‘Green steel’: Swedish company ships first batch made without using coal

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The world’s first customer delivery of “green steel” produced without using coal is taking place in Sweden, according to its manufacturer. The Swedish venture Hybrit said it was delivering the steel to truck-maker Vol...

England’s cathedrals host art from Sheffield steel to a model moon

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From 18,000 paper doves suspended on 15 miles of ribbon in Liverpool to an illuminated model of the moon in Bristol and a celebration of steel in Sheffield, England’s newly reopened cathedrals are hosting an eclectic ...

Will Sydney’s Covid lockdown work and how different are restrictions to Melbourne’s ‘ring of steel’?

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Greater Sydney’s lockdown has already been extended by another four weeks but New South Wales health authorities are facing questions about what more can be done to limit the spread of Covid-19, as well as criticism f...

UK steel industry welcomes extension of protectionist tariffs

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The steel industry has welcomed the government’s extension of measures to defend the ailing sector from a flood of cheap imports. Liz Truss, the international trade minister, said the government had overruled the Trad...

MPs accuse Lex Greensill of ‘disrespect’ after he fails to attend steel inquiry

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MPs have accused financier Lex Greensill of acting suspiciously and being disrespectful towards parliament by refusing to appear in front of an inquiry into the steel industry and one of Greensill Capital largest borr...

Business secretary criticises ‘financial engineering’ at Liberty Steel

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The UK business secretary has criticised the use of “financial engineering” and debt by Sanjeev Gupta’s Liberty Steel as the steelmaker prepares to sell off several plants. Kwasi Kwarteng said there was “healthy inter...

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