Tag: strike

Week-long strike at Ruukki’s Raahe unit

At 0600 hours on 1 December 2009, around 400 members of the Union of Salaried Employees TU went on strike, after negotiations between the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries and TU foundered.

Boeing strike affects titanium industry

Due to the fact that the aerospace industry accounts for 45% to 50% of global titanium consumption, the Boeing Co. machinists' strike, on top of an 18-month delay in shipping the 787 Dreamliner to airlines, could hurt titanium producers' profits and depress demand for the metal.