Chinese government orders Delong Nickel to halt stainless steel production

Jiangsu Delong Nickel Industry Co has been ordered to cease all production at its stainless steel facility as well as parts of its nickel pig iron (NPI) facility located in the Chinese city of Yancheng, pending a removal order, Metal Bulletin has learnt.

The People's Government Office of Jiangsu Province made an announcement on Monday December 5 which called for the immediate suspension of production at Delong’s 2 million tpy stainless steel facility, along with several sections of its high-grade NPI facility, as Delong had failed to obtain the adequate environmental license prior to the expansion of its stainless steel capacity. Additionally, the government has ordered that Delong vacate the facility before Thursday December 15. The announcement also reiterated...

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Ellie Wang

December 07, 2016

10:42 GMT

Shanghai