Outside the Whyalla steelworks this morning, staff showed mixed feelings about the news that scores of local jobs hang in the balance as creditors seek to seize control of Sanjeev Gupta’s Whyalla steel operations.
Welding co-ordinator Tom Mitchell, who has been working directly or indirectly for the steelworks since 1978, said he was still confident about the future.
“The place was starting to move again,” he said.
“(But) the world is going through something different with the COVID virus and everything has been affected.
“We’ll have some discussions at work today and see what happens.”
Mr Gupta’s GFG Alliance has vowed to fight the move, lodged in the NSW Supreme Court today.
Citibank, acting on behalf of Credit Suisse, filed a win…
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