Five year summary divisional results from continuing operations

20122011201020092008
Steel division
Revenue£m1,0181,078980753866
Trading profit (1)£m83.8107.2103.448.998.3
Return on sales (1)%8.29.910.66.511.4
Employees: year-endNo.7,6017,7837,7317,1387,186
Foundry division
Revenue£m530608515378526
Trading profit (1)£m49.276.367.411.778.5
Return on sales (1)%9.312.613.13.114.9
Employees: year-endNo.3,5853,8893,9363,4234,246
  1. The unaudited trading profit numbers reported above for the years before 2011 are stated after deduction of management's estimate of the level of ongoing central costs for Vesuvius as a stand-alone company.