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Steel companies to shut down plants at Aspropyrgos

The steel industry in Greece is losing its battle for survival as the countdown has begun for the shutdown of the factories of the Manesis group’s Hellenic Halyvourgia and Halyvourgiki, owned by the Constantinos Angelopoulos group, at Aspropyrgos, Western… … Full News here – Latest News

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Steel workers protest as Halyvourgiki says high energy costs behind layoffs

Dozens of employees from steel producer Halyvourgiki gathered outside the Labor Ministry on Monday after the company said that it would be laying off 200 of its 263 employees. The firm cited high electricity costs as the main reason behind its need to cut… … Full News here – Latest News

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Man of Steel: Trailer And Review

Man of Steel: Trailer And Review Superman is in fine form in director Zack Snyder's Man of Steel, a more serious take on the Last Son of Krypton than we've seen before. The cast is top-notch, the writing crisp (for the most part) and the direction solid and sometimes even inspired … Full News here […]

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Steel worker strike ends after 9 month run

Workers at the Hellenic Steel Industry’s (Elliniki Halyvourgia) plant at Aspropyrgos decided to suspend their strike on Saturday, which has been ongoing for nine months. With 115 votes for ending the strike, 14 against and 29 blank votes, the general assembly of the workers’ union decided the full re-opening of the Aspropyrgos plant as of […]

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Hellenic Steel strikers clash with police

Clashes broke out early Friday morning between police and protesting Hellenic Steel Industry (Elliniki Halyvourgia) workers at the industry’s Aspropyrgos plant. The gate of the unit reopened at 5.30am, after nine months of workers’ strike, on orders of the prosecutor and the intervention of a strong police contingent. Nine people were taken in for questioning […]

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7/21/2012: Front Page: Riot police intervene to break steel plant strike

Scuffles broke out between riot police and protesters yesterday when a prosecutor was dispatched to reopen the Halyvourgia steel plant in Aspropyrgos, western Attica, following a nine-month strike by workers that had effectively closed down the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Steel plant’s future looks bleak

Labor Minister Yiannis Vroutsis received a 24-hour extension until Tuesday morning in his attempt to strike a deal with union representatives for workers at the Halyvourgia steel plant and avert the shutdown of one of the country’s few remaining industrie… … Full News here – Latest News

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