Vince Cable MP visits the North East to discuss the future of new manufacturing
£1,400,000 will be awarded to Redcar's steel plant
Business Sectretary, Vince Cable, is visiting Teesside steel plant, SSI, to announce a grant supporting 1800 jobs.
A month after Redcar's blast furnace was relit, there's been another boost for steelmaking on Teesside.
The region has been awarded more than £7 million of Government funding - some of which will be put into the chemical industry at the nearby Wilton site.
Vince Cable MP visited the steelworks today and said the share at the blast furnace will go towards training staff and securing jobs.
The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, is visiting the SSI steel plant on Teesside today.
He's expected to announce a £1.4 million pound grant to support the company in training it's 1,800 employees.
The blast furnace at the Redcar plant was re-lit last month after being mothballed in 2010, with the loss of more than 1,000 jobs.
The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, is visiting the SSI steel plant on Teesside later today. He will announce a £1.4million pound grant which will be used to train 1,800 employees. The blast furnace was re-lit last month after being mothballed in 2010 with the loss of almost 1,000 jobs.
Business Secretary Vince Cable says the north east will be at the centre of a new plan based around industrial development.
David Clarke, Chief Executive of Energy Technology Institute, has told Tyne Tees he thinks offshorewind and automobiles are the two industries that can drive the North East economy, with more research.
A vehicle like this takes 355 litres of diesel and uses 22 litres an hour.So the target of 30% more efficiency would make a big difference.