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Steel-making: A story of boom or bust in Wales

The steel industry has always been one of boom or bust in Wales.

On Tuesday, India's Tata Steel announced it plans to sell its loss-making UK business, putting thousands of jobs at risk.

The Brymbo works near Wrexham closed in 1990 with 1,100 workers losing their jobs. A heritage group has been formed to keep its legacy alive.

Roger Pinney explores the many difficult chapters the industry has faced.

  • 30 Mar 2016
  • From the section Wales
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