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Teesside iron foundry still casting after 150 years

After 150 years of casting iron on the south banks of the River Tees, the William Lane iron foundry is bucking the industrial trend.

In an industry of fluctuating fortunes over many years, William Lane, founded in 1862, is finding new business across the world.

BBC Look North's Industry Correspondent Ian Reeve meets managing director Edward Bilcliffe in the heat of the foundry in Middlesbrough.

  • 19 Sep 2012