EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s): Teesside, Scunthorpe, Port Talbot, Rothetham, Stockbridge, Shotton and Trostre


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
24.1 - Manufacture of basic iron and steel and of ferro-alloys
Number Employed: 26000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-03-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 4000
Planned Job Reductions max: 4000
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

They axed 10000 jobs three years ago.