India Trade Visit Leads to Steel Firm Tata Discussing Mining Plans With Carwyn Jones

According to the first minister Carwyn Jones is to discuss the possibility of the Indian steel giant Tata mining in South Wales for coal. When on a visit to India when he meets with the steel firms representative.

He will head a group of academics and business people on a 3 day trade trip from Wednesday. This is because Tata is examining whether it can mine  for coal near a steel plant situated near Port Talbot.

The feasibility study being conducted to see whether or not the project is viable. It is said to cost around £500m and will be expected to be  main topic on the agenda. When the meeting is being conducted by the Tata Steel’s deputy chair and Mr Jones on Friday.

If successful the project could create up to five hundred new jobs. In which the coal would be made into coke and applied in the steel.

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