Italian stainless steel mill AST to increase output to 1 million tpy

Italian flat stainless steelmaker Acciai Speciali Terni (AST) plans to increase its annual crude steel output to 1 million tonnes per year, up from 940,000 tpy, Italian steel trade union Fim-Cisl said on Thursday June 13.

The AST announcement was part of a new two-year industrial plan, agreed between the mill and Italian trade unions. As part of the plan, AST will invest €60 million ($68 million) over the next 15 months.
“No significant change” in employee numbers was expected, according to Uilm, another Italian steel trade union.

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Viral Shah

June 13, 2019

17:30 GMT