Eastern Chinese mills carry out maintenance due to smog

East China-based Baosteel has been ordered to conduct maintenance to cut its emissions in response to the region’s serious air pollution problem.

Zhongtian Steel also brought forward its planned maintenance, which had originally been scheduled for next year. The smog that began last Thursday continues to choke Shanghai and its surrounding areas. Last Friday, the region’s air quality reached its worst levels since the government began monitoring it. The official air quality index nearly hit 500, and poor visibility resulted in the cancellation of...


December 09, 2013

08:45 GMT