Ceremony marks first SSI steel shipment

Workers gather for start of the ceremony Credit: ITV

A ceremony is taking place to celebrate the first shipment of SSI steel from Teesside.

More than 48,000 tonnes of steel worth around $30 million (£18 million) is being exported to Thailand.

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First SSI shipment leaving Teesside

The first shipment of steel slabs produced at Teesside's SSI plant is leaving for Thailand.