Tangshan steel supply cut after coal-fired mills shut from Oct 9

The Tangshan government has started the process of shutting steel mills which are have not switched their production feedstocks from coal to gas from this week, provincial authorities said in a public notice on October 11.

Stringent checks have started on coal-fired facilities and only production units which had satisfied requirements and had installed automatic monitoring systems remained in operations, according to the notice. The move is part of the authorities’ plan to increase environmental checks on steel-related industries and reduce emissions from coal-fired production units....


Gladdy Chu

Jessica Zong

Paul Lim

October 12, 2017

08:59 GMT