The first slabs of steel from the newly re-opened SSI blast furnace are being loaded up ready to be shipped to Thailand. It's the latest milestone for the works on Teesside, which seemed doomed when it was mothballed two years ago.
Forty eight thousand tonnes of slabs worth around eighteen million pounds will leave this time but the next shipment is expected to break records.
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