Tata Steel begins blast furnace upgrade at UK site

Tata Steel UK has begun a project to extend the operational life of its blast furnace (BF) No5 at its Port Talbot facility in Wales, the Indian-owned steelmaker said on Friday September 14.

An investment of “tens of millions of pounds [sterling]” in the project was confirmed when Tata Steel signed a much-anticipated definitive agreement to create a 50:50 European flat steel joint-venture with German steel conglomerate ThyssenKrupp in July, Tata Steel said on Friday....

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Viral Shah

September 14, 2018

19:47 GMT

London