WATCH: Boyne Smelter boss speaks out on job cuts
WHAT WE KNOW:
- A "significant number" of Boyne Smelter workers will be axed, according to general manager Joe Rea.
- Boyne Smelter will cut production by 14%, which is 81,000 tonnes of aluminium each year.
- Boyne Smelter is locked into a battle with energy providers, with the price of electricity rocketing.
BOYNE Smelter Limited's general manager Joe Rea made a live public address moments ago after yesterday's announcement that a "significant number of jobs" would be axed.
Watch the complete press conference below.
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LIVE VIDEO | Boyne Smelter's general manager, Joe Rea, makes a public address on job cuts
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READ | Analysis of this press conference here
AS IT HAPPENED | The lead-up to Boyne Smelter's job cuts