Nucor halts Louisiana DRI plant for repairs

Nucor Corp has stopped production at its direct-reduced iron (DRI) plant in Louisiana, USA, for the second time this year.

The steelmaker said a roughly one-week outage is necessary to fix a broken feed belt. “We anticipate no disruptions in our raw materials pipeline. The temporary stoppage is also not expected to disrupt production at any of Nucor’s steel mills, nor impact our 180 teammates who work at the facility,” a Nucor...

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Michael Cowden

April 10, 2017

22:28 GMT