Business secretary Vince Cable says Hitachi moving its global headquarters from Japan to London is great news for the North East, where the company's train building factory will be based.
Business Secretary is back in the region today and will visit BEL Valves in Newcastle to see for himself the on-going success of the engineering and manufacturing business.
The company recently received Regional Growth Fund support for its investment plans which will double its production capacity.
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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.
Business Sectretary, Vince Cable, is visiting Teesside steel plant, SSI, to announce a grant supporting 1800 jobs.Read the full story ›
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.
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Business Secretary Vince Cable says the north east will be at the centre of a new plan based around industrial development.