Grown men cried when Teesside's last steel mill shut - but what happened next?
A white hot girder is being sliced like butter. Former steelworker Denis Alderson is watching the process, his ears and eyes protected from the noise and steel.
We are revisiting the beam mill at Lackenby where he started his career at the age of 16.
"You thought it was the end of the world!" he recalls.
"It was a terrifying place. It was hot, noisy, you're looking around you all the time wondering where the next beam's going to come from - am I safe?"
Today, the mill is one of only three main steel sites that operate in the area.
It is now owned by British Steel - a... read more
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