EU STEELMAKER CLOSURES 09/04: Italy’s steel producers start to resume operations

Some Italian steelmakers have started to resume operations with the Covid-19 lockdown in the country expected to end on Monday April 13.

European steelmakers have been reducing output and temporarily idling equipment due to the poor demand resulting from lockdown orders and other quarantine measures implemented across the region with the intention of preventing the spread of Covid-19.

Italian long steel producer Pittini has restarted crude steel production at its Ferriere Nord plant in Osoppo, Udine. This week, the producer resumed output from its electric-arc furnace and continuous billet caster,...


Maria Tanatar

April 09, 2020

17:30 GMT