Brazil's pig iron production facilities all halt on truck driver strike

All pig iron production facilities in Brazil came to a halt this week due to the truck drivers’ strike over recent fuel price rises, Metal Bulletin was told on Wednesday May 30.

“100% of the pig iron sector has stopped due to the strike,” a producer said. “[Operations at] almost all companies are reportedly halted,” a second producer added. The Brazilian truck drivers’ nationwide strike, which began on May 18 in protest against rising fuel prices, has been preventing pig iron producers from receiving coal deliveries...

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Ana Paula Camargo

May 30, 2018

14:25 GMT

London