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Coronavirus: Skinningrove British Steel production paused

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British Steel is pausing production at certainly one of its crops on Teesside for a minimum of 3 weeks.

The Tees Valley Mayor stated he have been confident through the corporate there could be no task losses with team of workers anticipated to be furloughed.

British Steel CEO Ron Deelen stated the transfer at Skinningrove used to be because of a fall in call for amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Sites at Lackenby and Darlington don’t seem to be affected.

Operations on the company’s provider centre in Lisburn, Northern Ireland also are being diminished “for a short time”.

“As we manage the internal and external challenges coronavirus brings, we’ll take decisive action to protect our people and our operations,” Mr Deelen stated.

“These are both temporary measures in the face of difficult market conditions, and we’ll provide all the support our employees deserve and require.”

The company stated it used to be following govt steerage in its production operations and loads of office-based staff have been now operating from house.

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen stated the verdict “will come as no surprise”.

“I have spoken to British Steel and I have been reassured that there will be no job losses at all as a result of this,” he stated.

“It is expected that all staff will be furloughed.”

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