ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih strike ends; pig iron, steel production to restart soon

Ukraine’s ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih is preparing to resume production of pig iron and steel after the stoppage last week that was caused by railroad department workers going on strike, the company said in a press release on Monday May 21.

The strike began on May 16 and paralyzed the production process at the mill. Locomotive operators, assistant operators and shunting operators refused to work on the company’s internal rail services, “putting the operation of the whole plant at risk,” AMKR said in a press release on May 17.

At the time, operations in the mining department, the...

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Vlada Novokreshchenova

May 21, 2018

18:35 GMT

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