LKAB’s iron ore deliveries to be affected by Svappavaara pellet plant’s temporary closure

Swedish iron ore pellet producer LKAB expects its Svappavaara pellet plant to remain closed until the end of January 2019, Bo Krogvig, senior vice president of communications and public affairs, said on Tuesday October 9.

“The temporary stoppage will [temporarily] reduce LKABs total pellet capacity, and will affect deliveries of both blast furnace and direct reduced pellets,” he said.
The closure is a result of corrosion in the supporting steel structure at the plant.

LKAB had planned to take care of the corrosion, which was already known...


Deepali Sharma

October 09, 2018

10:26 GMT