Tata Steel restarts BF at Port Talbot plant in Wales

Tata Steel Europe has restarted its blast furnace (BF) No 5 at the Port Talbot mill in the UK following the facility’s upgrade that began in September last year, the company said on January 29.

BF No 5 is one of two operational blast furnaces at the 3 million tonnes-per-year capacity Port Talbot site. “The life extension project of BF No 5 cost tens of millions of pounds and is a critical part of Tata...


Maria Tanatar

January 29, 2019

12:00 GMT