Liberty House plans 5 mln tpy boost to UK steelmaking capacity

Liberty House will invest in 5 million tonnes per year of secondary steelmaking capacity in Britain over the next five years, equivalent to half of the UK’s current steel output, the UK steelmaker said on Monday November 27.

“This low-carbon secondary steel production would displace much of the 6.6 million tonnes of raw steel currently imported into Britain each year,” the company said.

The new capacity, which will be part of Liberty House’s “Greensteel” initiative, will be used to provide feedstock for the company’s UK rolling mills, which produce hot-rolled coil at Newport...


Reginald Ajuonuma

November 27, 2017

17:18 GMT