Vietnam’s Formosa Ha Tinh fires 2nd blast furnace, said to be lining up 3rd

Vietnam’s Formosa Ha Tinh has fired its second blast furnace and is possibly lining up plans for a third blast furnace, market sources in Vietnam told Metal Bulletin on May 18.

The firing of the second blast furnace will bring Formosa Ha Tinh’s total production capacity of carbon steel to 7 million tonnes once both its blast furnaces are running at full capacity. This includes 5.2 million tonnes per year of flat steel - primarily HRC and hot-rolled band - as well as 478,000 tpy of billet, 600,000 tpy...

Published

Paul Lim

May 18, 2018

09:29 GMT

Singapore