Hollande orders commission into future of ArcelorMittal plant

An independent commission is to assess the future of ArcelorMittal's idled steel plant in Florange, eastern France, which unions fear is soon to close.

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France's new president, François Hollande, on Monday ordered an independent commission to assess the future of ArcelorMittal's mothballed steelworks near the German border, as his government battles a wave of industrial closures, reports Reuters.