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Place looks massive, hopefully will provide years of fun for us lot! :)

Has been on the news quite a lot ooop here and have been keeping my eye on it too since it was announced it was closing :):)

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Place looks massive, hopefully will provide years of fun for us lot! :)

Has been on the news quite a lot ooop here and have been keeping my eye on it too since it was announced it was closing :):)

The furnaces were shut down last week I believe so it won't be long

Think you guys might be thinking of Redcar, this is another one :D

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"UE industry" :D

Sure going to be some industry worth looking at in that area, it's a tragic shame for the industry, but like most manufacturing in this country, the economics don't work any longer, same with Coal, same with other industries that have just died out.

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Think you guys might be thinking of Redcar, this is another one :D

You're most definitely right there Damo, I was thinking of Redcar lol :D

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