Jugohrom delays decision on ferro-silicon restart again

Macedonia-based producer Jugohrom Ferroalloys has postponed a potential restart to its idled ferro-silicon production in May, a senior company official told Metal Bulletin.

The company, which is aiming at around 4,000 tonnes per month (tpm) of standard grade ferro-silicon production, suspended all production last November after failing to meet an October 31 deadline for commissioning a de-dusting system. In late January, the shutdown was extended for a further 90 days to comply with government-issued environmental standards to reduce pollution.

“I can only tell you for sure that there will be no start-up of ferro-silicon production in May,” Zvonko Stojanovski said. “Beyond that we have...

Published

Declan Conway

April 26, 2017

12:55 GMT

London