Tag "black country"

Damning report on sinking of Duck boat


The sinking of a boat, which left a family of six from the Black Country fearing for their lives, was the result of poor maintenance and a failure to meet standards, a damning report has found.

£1m fund leads new industrial revolution

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Innovating, exporting and making things the world wants to buy – the Black Country has been given a £1 million boost to spark the new industrial revolution thanks to the Express & Star Green Shoots Fund.

Three’s not a crowd as library cuts loom


Only three people turned up to a public meeting over controversial library cuts in the Black Country – and two of those were a Tory parliamentary candidate and one of his supporters.

Thomas Dudley buys Tipton castings firm

Thomas Dudley's Adrian Lacey (Manufacturing Manager), Mick Cramphorn (Foundry Director), Mick Harrison (General Manager) and Nathan Tucker (Process Improvement Engineer) pictured with the newly acquired moulding line.

THOMAS Dudley has underlined its commitment to investing in enhancing its manufacturing capabilities with the acquisition of Black Country Castings in Tipton.