Ilva faces closure threat as Italy freezes merger talks with ArcelorMittal

Italian steelmaker Ilva could be shut down if a regional court accepts a complaint lodged by two senior politicians in the country, Carlo Calenda, Italy’s minister of economic development, has said.

Michele Emiliano, the governor of the southern Italian region of Puglia, and Rinaldo Melucci, the mayor of Taranto, where Ilva’s largest steel plant is located, have appealed the Italian government’s...

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Lee Allen

November 30, 2017

19:43 GMT

London