Tata boss on steelworks' future
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Tata boss on Port Talbot steelworks' future after merger

The merger between steel giants Tata and ThyssenKrupp will mean more security for workers, according to the two companies.

The deal has taken two years to negotiate because they had not planned for Brexit, the companies told a joint media conference in Brussels.

The merger has been welcomed by the unions.

Bimlendra Jha, chief executive of Tata Steel UK, spoke about the future of the Port Talbot as the two companies outlined their plans.

It includes investing in refurbishing a blast furnace at the plant and no compulsory redundancies before 2026 at the earliest.

  • 02 Jul 2018
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