Steel transport on veggie oil gets on UK rail track

The train transported 2,500 tonnes of steel product from Wales to West Midlands

Tata Steel to cut 3,000 jobs in Europe

Around two-thirds of those are expected to be office-based roles but the company insisted there will be no plant closures

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BP, Drax, Shell and Tata Steel join UK carbon capture Advisory Group

They will provide advice on the potential incentives and regulations needed for the development of a new CCUS market in Britain

Tata Steel announces new tech to halve its emissions

The technique reduces the amount of energy-intensive steps required in the manufacturng process

Wales granted £5.9m for industrial emissions reductions

The initiative will work with local supply chain companies to test how carbon dioxide can be innovatively used to make high value products

Liberty House completes £100m Tata Steel deal

Liberty House has formally completed a £100 million deal to take over Tata Steel’s speciality steels business. The international industrial group announced the acquisition would create around 300 new steel jobs and secure 1,700 existing positions. It said it would invest up to £20 million in new plant and equipment to make its high value […]

Tata Steel agrees £100m sale to Liberty House

Tata Steel has signed an agreement to sell its speciality steel business for £100 million. The sale to Liberty Steel could help secure 1,700 jobs at several sites in South Yorkshire. The speciality steel business makes products for the aerospace, automotive and oil and gas industries. It has the capability to produce around 1.1 million […]

Tata Steel to pay £73,000 for pollution incident

Tata Steel UK is to pay £73,000 to an environmental consultant for a pollution incident near Scunthorpe. Environment Agency officers found a “heavy red coloured lubricating oil” on Seraphim lagoon, the Bottesford Beck and in wetland channels of Ashby Ville Local Nature Reserve in May 2015. The Agency said the oil appeared to overflow from […]

Carbon psychology ‘could drive energy savings of £860m’

  Carbon psychologists can work with energy managers to bring behavioural change within businesses and potentially save as much as £860 million across industry. That’s according to Phil Griffiths, Lead low carbon Psychologist at npower Business Solutions (nBS), who believes psychologists can develop training packages to upskill energy managers on techniques in changing behaviour. He […]

Steelworkers march over future of UK industry

  ‘Save our steel’ is the message of those working in the industry as the future of Tata Steel’s operations in the UK is still uncertain. ELN speaks to employees who believe energy prices are a big factor and the government must do more to protect the sector.