Many older mothballing
procedures set out desiccants in open trays to pick up residual moisture.
As a further consequence of the mothballing
, it is proposed to reduce by around 1,700 employees - including those affected by the mothballing
of the South Bank Coke Ovens which was announced previously.
Around 700 people are still employed at TCP but SSI is understood to be keen to create a further 800 jobs at the plant, which employed around 1,600 people prior to mothballing
Corus is blaming the mothballing
on an international consortium, which it said pulled out of a contract halfway through a 10-year deal.
Without the #4 paper machine, we have no present need to run the pulp mill, although we are mothballing
the asset to preserve our options in the future.
STEELWORKERS are to be balloted for industrial action over the mothballing
of a huge plant, with the loss of up to 1,500 jobs, it was announced yesterday.
Summary: Steelmaker Corus is to start mothballing
a huge plant on Friday, resulting in the loss of up to 1,600 jobs.
As the Donaldsonville facility's other manufacturing plants were previously shut down, the mothballing
of the ammonia plant completes the transition from an integrated manufacturing facility to a facility used solely as a storage and distribution terminal.
And to help, Durham University student Simon Beer is interviewing people who lived through the 20120 mothballing
of Redcar's blast furnace, and the subsequent rebirth of steel production.
He said mothballing
the plant would give PPL Montana the option to resume operations if conditions change.
The German firm announced in June that it was mothballing
its truck trailer factory in Harelaw, County Durham, with the loss of 66 production jobs.
at Corus's huge Redcar site began, ending 170 years of mass steelmaking on Teesside, workers described the atmosphere as like a funeral.