Tata Steel blames energy costs as it axes 720 special steel jobs in UK

Tata Steel Europe is to make 720 workers redundant at the company’s UK special steels business, mainly due to high energy costs, the steelmaker said on Thursday July 16.

Most of the job losses will be at Tata’s speciality steel and bar division in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, which produces long steel products, including high strength bridge wire and specialist steels...


Taku Dzimwasha

July 16, 2015

14:44 GMT