Climate Change Australia – Whyalla Wipe Out. Green Policies HurtingPosted: April 7, 2016
The Weatherill Government’s over-zealous rush into wind power is directly responsible for the surging price of electricity in South Australia…
Climate Crisis Inc. strikes again.
By Andrew Bolt ~
The Whyalla wipe-out is indeed happening but in slow motion and energy-intensive industries die:
[Steel-maker] Arrium owes money to 16 bank… The troubled steelmaker announced after its half-yearly results it may be forced to mothball its Whyalla operations if it cannot turnaround its financial fortunes.
About 10 per cent of the city’s working population is employed by Arrium.
Mr Sowerby said the city of Whyalla, which has a population of about 22,000, would be devastated if the steelworks shut.
Adding to gloom that has engulfed Whyalla in recent times, 15 OneSteel refractory contractors were told on Tuesday they no longer had jobs.
This follows the loss of around 1000 jobs since the start of last year. About 3000 people are employed via Arrium’s mining and steel operations in Whyalla.
Labor frontbencher David Feeney is foolishly calling for government assistance – having learned nothing from…
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