- Tyne Tees
The first slab of steel made on Teesside in more than two years is due to be produced today. The blast furnace in Redcar was re-lit on Sunday, after being mothballed in 2010.
It's hoped the decision by the Thai steel maker to come to the North East could encourage many more companies to do the same.
The first Teesside steel made in two years is expected to be ready today. The blast furnace was re-lit on Sunday, after being mothballed.
History was made when Redcar's blast furnace was re-started.