Mexico’s Ahmsa shuts down blast furnace on tough market conditions

Mexico’s largest integrated steelmaker, Altos Hornos de México (Ahmsa), has shut down its blast furnace No6 in the country’s northern city of Monclova due to the current market conditions, it has said.

“The company decided to adjust production to variations in demand, which has been weak since last year, and to pursue greater flexibility to respond to the expected positive changes in the market, once public investments are resumed and the new [trade] agreement [with the United...

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Felipe Peroni

January 14, 2020

20:20 GMT

São Paulo