Brazil's Usiminas to resume operations at Ipatinga blast furnace in April 2018

Brazilian flat steel producer Usiminas will restart the No1 blast furnace at its Ipatinga works, in the country’s south-eastern Minas Gerais state, in April 2018, it said late on Thursday May 11.

The move was approved by the company’s board of directors during a meeting held on Thursday.

The restart of the furnace will require investment of around 80...


Ana Paula Camargo

May 11, 2017

23:50 GMT

São Paulo