Category: Steel

Steel industry, unions, and cross-party MPs call for ambitious green plan for sector to support levelling up and deliver a net zero future
Community - February 16th, 2021
New report, welcomed by Ed Miliband and Miriam Cates, argues bold action is needed in the year of COP26 to make the UK a world-leading clean [...]
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Extension of UK steel safeguards
Community - February 9th, 2021
The three 'steel unions' Community, Unite and GMB have come together to call for the extension of the steel safeguards beyond 30th June 2021. The following [...]
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Automation in the workplace: a member story
Community - February 3rd, 2021
We talk to Andy Campbell, Traffic Controller for British Steel about how training and qualifications have made him more confident about moving onto other industries [...]
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“Slow-motion traffic accident” for jobs and living standards imminent in industrial towns, report warns
Community - February 2nd, 2021
A report released today warned that a combination of Covid-19, globalisation, technological and climate change is creating a “slow-motion traffic accident” for jobs and living [...]
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No one left behind: my experience of trade union learning
Adrian Morgan - December 16th, 2020
Health and safety training is vital to the steel sector to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all employees. Across a workforce of 4000 strong, [...]
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Tata Steel sale announcement
Community - November 13th, 2020
Today 13th November the board of Tata Steel Group made a decision to work towards the sale of Tata Steel Netherlands to the Swedish steel [...]
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Community and UK Steel welcome publication of UK Tariff Rate Quotas by the European Commission
Community - October 30th, 2020
The UK steel sector breathed a sigh of relief this morning as the European Commission has, at last, published proposed Tariff Rate Quota allocations for [...]
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Britain’s manufacturing industry must feature in Build Back Greener initiatives
Community - October 6th, 2020
Today, in a speech to Conservative Party Conference, Boris Johnson announced that he plans to make the UK a 'world leader' in wind energy. As [...]
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Response to news of job cuts at Sheffield Forgemasters
Community - October 1st, 2020
Today Sheffield Forgemasters, who are based in Sheffield and specialise in the production of large bespoke steel castings and forgings, announced 95 redundancies. These redundancies [...]
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Why we’re supporting the European Steel Action Day
Alasdair McDiarmid - October 1st, 2020
Europe’s steel industry employs hundreds of thousands of skilled steelworkers and provides the essential foundation for the continent’s manufacturing sector. There’s no doubt the industry [...]
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