Steel industry

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Future Tory PM tasked with Tata talks over demand for £1.5bn in subsidies
South Wales plant’s owner wants government to help it move to greener production methods

Mark Sweney and Alex Lawson

22, Jul, 2022 @7:37 AM

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Port Talbot steelworks owner makes first pre-tax profit in 13 years
Tata Steel UK reported a pre-tax profit of £82m in the year to the end of March

Mark Sweney

20, Jul, 2022 @1:05 PM

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UK drops guarantees from £400m of Greensill loans to Gupta-linked firms
State-owned British Business Bank makes decision after investigation of lending practices

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

18, Jul, 2022 @6:47 PM

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UK to impose steel import tariffs for another two years, government says
Move comes after outgoing ethics adviser expressed concern, but ministers say it will protect domestic industry

Lisa O'Carroll

29, Jun, 2022 @11:43 AM

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Steel tariffs to be extended despite WTO rules, Boris Johnson indicates
Prime minster says proposed measures to protect British industry are in line with other European countries

Andrew Sparrow in London and Peter Walker in Bavaria

26, Jun, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Boris Johnson v ethics adviser: what is row over steel tariffs about?
Analysis: PM said he sought Lord Geidt’s advice on whether overriding trade rules would be in line with ministerial code

Richard Partington

17, Jun, 2022 @6:29 AM

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‘No ethics at No 10’: Boris Johnson considers scrapping Lord Geidt’s role
System to enforce ministerial code under review as ethics adviser resigns over Partygate and steel tariffs row

Heather Stewart and Richard Partington

16, Jun, 2022 @7:03 PM

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Pressure grows to extend UK steel import quotas
Producers fear losing £150m in annual sales unless government keeps ‘steel safeguards’

Jasper Jolly

14, Jun, 2022 @11:58 AM

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Boss of devastated Azovstal plant: ‘Steel is as key to Ukraine’s victory as soldiers’
Yuriy Ryzhenkov’s Mariupol steelworks has been stopped, but his company is leading Kyiv’s economic war against Russia

Jasper Jolly

01, Jun, 2022 @4:42 PM

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Cumbria coalmine redundant before it even opens, say campaigners
Friends of the Earth says there will be no market for Whitehaven coal as Europe’s steelmakers move to ‘green steel’

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

16, May, 2022 @9:07 AM

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FRC launches inquiries into audits of four Liberty Steel companies
Watchdog to investigate King & King’s statutory audits of companies, owned by metals tycoon Sanjeev Gupta

Joanna Partridge and Jasper Jolly

04, May, 2022 @9:28 AM

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Steel boss dismisses claim that sector needs new Cumbrian coalmine
As final decision looms on controversial pit, industry expert says there is no domestic market for its fuel

Michael Savage Policy Editor

01, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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