Decades of decline endured by steel industry

The announcement that British Steel has gone into liquidation is the latest blow to an industry which once dominated manufacturing in the UK, and to a works in Scunthorpe with a 150-year history.

– Steel-making in Scunthorpe began in the late 19th century and by the early 20th century, had consolidated into three large companies spread over a series of massive sites to the east of the Lincolnshire town.

– The industry, including the Scunthorpe operations, was...
source: Lancashire Telegraph

2019-05-22 14:44
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