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Jobless Alcan workers offered internal fair

Hundreds of Northumberland workers who have been made redundant at Alcan are being offered their own jobs fair.

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More than 500 jobs losses, but companies called in

Nissan and Huntsmen are among the firms on their way into Lynemouth to try create job opportunities for laid-off Alcan workers.

The companies are gathering to hold an internal jobs fair at the smelter.

Rio Tinto confirmed it is closing the smelter and would make more than 500 people redundant.

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