EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: European Union
Location of affected unit(s): UK, Arnhem (NL)


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
24.52 - Casting of steel
Group: Corus

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 25-06-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 2000
Planned Job Reductions max: 2000
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

On 25 June 2009, steel producer Corus (part of Tata) announced it will scrap another 2000 jobs. The majority will be lost in the UK. In the Netherlands, 123 jobs will be lost in the tube production plant in Arnhem. The need for job losses is attributed to the recession.