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Steelwork contractor gets MP’s approval for local job opportunities

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Doncaster North MP Ed Miliband praised Skanska’s (Cementation Fabrications) commitment to offering opportunities to local people, during a visit to its piling and steelwork fabrication facility in Bentley.

Mr Miliband, who also serves as the shadow secretary of state for energy security and net zero, visited the company to find out about its operations and projects.

Founded over 100 years’ ago, the fabrication facility employs a multi-skilled workforce of mechanical and civil engineers. They are experts in production design, fabrication, welding, electrical engineering, hydraulics and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining.

Using state-of-the-art equipment, they can manufacture small and intricate components for their piling rigs, as well as bespoke structural items, up to 40m in length, for temporary or permanent works.

Mr Miliband, said: “I’m incredibly proud to have this company in my constituency; it’s obviously a really good company to work for and it’s doing really important work for our country in all kinds of different ways.

“Skanska provides fantastic employment opportunities for local people; brilliant apprenticeships, including female apprentices. I was incredibly impressed by what I saw on my visit.”

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