£1.4million to train SSI workers

The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, is visiting the SSI steel plant on Teesside later today. He will announce a £1.4million pound grant which will be used to train 1,800 employees. The blast furnace was re-lit last month after being mothballed in 2010 with the loss of almost 1,000 jobs.

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Steel plant gets £1.4 million grant

Business Secretary, Vince Cable, is visiting SSI on Teesside to announce a Government grant to help protect 1800 jobs.