Delong Nickel Industry suspends stainless steel facility due to summer heat

Jiangsu Delong Nickel Industry Co suspended its stainless steel facility on Monday July 18, although its nickel pig iron (NPI) production is unaffected by the move, Metal Bulletin has learnt.

The suspension results from equipment failure due to the high summer temperatures, according to an official at China's top NPI producer . "We are repairing the equipment, and recovery of the stainless steel facility will not take long," the official said, adding that the suspension does not include Delong's NPI production chain. Currently Delong is producing around 125,000 tpm...


Ellie Wang

July 20, 2016

04:30 GMT