Potential Port Talbot buyer urges action on UK energy costs

A steel tycoon who is considering taking over Tata Steel’s operations in the UK has urged action on energy costs in the UK. Liberty House Group Chairman Sanjeev Gupta said the UK has among the highest energy costs in the world and stressed they need to be “rectified”. He told Sky News: “One fundamental need for sure […]

Wales to build £19.5m engineering research centre

A new £19.5 million research centre for advanced engineering supporting industries including nuclear and renewable energy is to be built in Wales. The Advanced Engineering Materials Research Institute (AMERI) at TWI Technology Centre in Port Talbot has received £7.5 million of EU investment to kick-start the construction. It is expected to create 16 highly skilled […]

Tata wins approval for power plant at Port Talbot

The UK Government has granted permission for a new power plant to be built at Port Talbot Steelworks. Tata Steel’s project comprises of a gas-fired power station including two new boilers and two new steam turbine sets with a capacity of up to 150MW. It will use gases produced by the steelmaking process to generate […]