Scrap iron collection
The firm was expanding despite an economic recession.
The photograph shows the blast furnace, including pig iron in the foreground.
The firm had been investigating ways of manufacturing ductile iron which was lighter but as strong as cast iron. John Dudley is quoted.
An employee working on a plug for a valve for the oil platform on Shell’s Brent C field.
Installation of a rolling mill. The Brockhouse Group, West Bromwich, is mentioned.
Iron girders being erected to form the new roof.
There were fears that the works might close under British Steel Corporation rationalisation plans.
The vicar suggested the railings should be removed as the iron would make five medium tanks.