Gwent arms factory 105 jobs could go

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by RearWag, May 31, 2012.

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  1. Did you actually read the article ?

    "Increased automation at Glascoed as the result of a £50 million "site transformation programme," and reduced demand for ammunition from the UK MoD meant that the cuts were vital if BAE was to remain competitive"

    Or are you saying that there should be more investment, presumably with more redundancies ?
     
  2. So is that of the 105 jobs to go, 80% will be contractors? I may be mis-reading it.

    Anyone know more than what is in the Argus?
     
  3. I guess the lads of today are becoming better shots as there seems to be just as much shi** going on if not more than a few years ago.
     
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  4. I live in the area, and the site has been contracting for years. Shadow of what it used to be.
     
  5. Depends exactly what munitions I guess. IIRC they produce artillery ordnance.