ArcelorMittal to temporarily idle flat steel capacities in Spain

ArcelorMittal will temporarily idle blast furnace (BF) A in Asturias and some other equipment “in around 15 days” in Spain, the company’s spokesman told Fastmarkets on Thursday March 19.

ArcelorMittal Asturias operates two BFs with a total capacity of 4.7 million tonnes per year, according to Fastmarkets’ Capex quarterly service.

The steelmaker will also stop operations at one of its two sinter plants in Asturias, the melt shop will work at half capacity...

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Maria Tanatar

Julia Bolotova

March 19, 2020

17:02 GMT

London