BELGIUM-STEEL-BUSINESS-LAYOFFS : News Photo

BELGIUM-STEEL-BUSINESS-LAYOFFS

Credit: BRUNO FAHY / Stringer
Wallon deputy Christian Noiret (DOWN) speaks during a plenary session of the Walloon parliament in Namur on January 30, 2013 focusing on the layoffs of some 1300 steel workers. Steel giant ArcelorMittal said it would close six cold-processing facilities in the Liege region of eastern Belgium, eliminating 1,300 jobs. In Belgium, in an echo of other once-powerhouse industries such as coal and shipbuilding, the numbers employed in the steel business collapsed from some 34,000 in 1981 to under 10,000 this year. AFP PHOTO / BELGA / BRUNO FAHY (Photo credit should read BRUNO FAHY/AFP/Getty Images)
Caption:
Wallon deputy Christian Noiret (DOWN) speaks during a plenary session of the Walloon parliament in Namur on January 30, 2013 focusing on the layoffs of some 1300 steel workers. Steel giant ArcelorMittal said it would close six cold-processing facilities in the Liege region of eastern Belgium, eliminating 1,300 jobs. In Belgium, in an echo of other once-powerhouse industries such as coal and shipbuilding, the numbers employed in the steel business collapsed from some 34,000 in 1981 to under 10,000 this year. AFP PHOTO / BELGA / BRUNO FAHY (Photo credit should read BRUNO FAHY/AFP/Getty Images)
Calculate priceView cart
Date created:
January 30, 2013
Editorial #:
160365612
Release info:
Not released.More information
Restrictions:
Contact your local office for all commercial or promotional uses. Full editorial rights UK, US, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Canada (not Quebec). Restricted editorial rights elsewhere, please call local office.
License type:
Rights-managedRights-managed products are licensed with restrictions on usage, such as limitations on size, placement, duration of use and geographic distribution. You will be asked to submit information concerning your intended use of the product, which will determine the scope of usage rights granted.
Collection:
AFP
Credit:
AFP/Getty Images
Max file size:
2,667 x 4,000 px (37.04 x 55.56 in) - 72 dpi - 2.57 MB
Source:
AFP
Barcode:
BELGA
Object name:
Par7459202

Keywords

This image is subject to copyright. Getty Images reserves the right to pursue unauthorized users of this image or clip, and to seek damages for copyright violations. To learn more about copyright and Getty Images’ enforcement program, click here. Availability for this image cannot be guaranteed until time of purchase.
Wallon deputy Christian Noiret speaks during a plenary session of the... News Photo 160365612Belgium,Deputy,Downsizing,Event,Focus,Government,Namur Province,Occupation,Parliament Building,Plenary Session,Politics,Steel,Talking,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPWallon deputy Christian Noiret (DOWN) speaks during a plenary session of the Walloon parliament in Namur on January 30, 2013 focusing on the layoffs of some 1300 steel workers. Steel giant ArcelorMittal said it would close six cold-processing facilities in the Liege region of eastern Belgium, eliminating 1,300 jobs. In Belgium, in an echo of other once-powerhouse industries such as coal and shipbuilding, the numbers employed in the steel business collapsed from some 34,000 in 1981 to under 10,000 this year. AFP PHOTO / BELGA / BRUNO FAHY (Photo credit should read BRUNO FAHY/AFP/Getty Images)