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Arrium is Going…Going…Sold!

Posted on: Fri 7 Jul 2017

“It’s difficult to see how Whyalla could have been able to sustain its 22,000 people for very much longer without the steel work…the consequence of closure would have been devastating…”

Whyalla Steelworks, which went into voluntary administration last year, has been bought by British-based international, GFG. Professor John Spoehr, Director of the Australian Industrial Transformation Institute at Flinders University spoke with Jennie Lenman about what this means for jobs and SA’s economy.

Produced by Chloe Holmes

Image by Wikimedia Commons

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