Mexico's Ahmsa puts largest blast furnace on maintenance amid slow market [CORRECTION]

Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico (Ahmsa) is suspending its No5 blast furnace - the largest in its operations - for 10 days beginning Thursday June 20 for maintenance.

The move is needed to ensure that it meets its output schedule for the second half of 2019, it said on Wednesday. “All other equipment will operate normally during this period to guarantee delivery to customers,” the steelmaker said. The timing of the maintenance is partially due...


Felipe Peroni

Renato Rostás

June 21, 2019

17:52 GMT

New York, São Paulo