First SSI steel slab cast on Teesside

Steel production returns to Teesside Credit: ITV

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.

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Steelmaking returns to Teesside

Redcar's blast furnace has been relit, after it was mothballed two years ago.