British-owned Liberty, part of Sanjeev Gupta’s global GFG Alliance, today [Friday 12th October] announced a conditional agreement to buy four European steel plants, employing more than 12,500 people; putting itself at the heart of the Continent’s steel industry and cementing its global role in the sector
Britain’s car manufacturers have given a positive response to the prospect of being able to source alloy wheels in Scotland rather than having to import their entire supply.
Eighteen youngsters began their steel industry training this week with a warm welcome from some of the fourteen veterans who started their own steel careers on the same day 40 years ago. The new apprentices reported to Liberty Speciality Steels’ training centre at Stocksbridge for the start of a three-year learning journey towards becoming qualified technicians in the flagship industry.
Michael Horan, Managing Director of West Midlands-based Liberty Performance Steels is to take the helm of the nationwide body representing Britain’s steel service centres.
Liberty Steel Newport has begun a planned £15m investment in new and upgraded equipment as it continues a drive to win bigger UK market share for hot rolled coil, used in industries such as construction, automotive and pipe manufacture.