ArcelorMittal to revamp blast furnace in Brazil’s Tubarão facility in H2 2019

ArcelorMittal is planning a 70-day stoppage at one of the blast furnaces in its Tubarão facility in Brazil's southeastern Espírito Santo state, the company told Fastmarkets MB on Thursday May 30.

The stoppage is scheduled for the second half of the year, according to ArcelorMittal. Sources expect maintenance works at the facility to start by September at the latest.

The No2 blast furnace has been operating for 21 years, and ArcelorMittal plans to replace the...


Felipe Peroni

May 30, 2019

23:07 GMT

São Paulo