Fire forces Vietnam’s Hoa Phat to stop steel output at blast furnace

Vietnamese integrated steel producer Hoa Phat was forced to halt steel output at its blast furnace (BF) No1 in Dung Quat over the weekend after a fire started at the mill, Fastmarkets understands.

The fire emerged on Saturday July 11 at Hoa Phat’s sprawling Dung Quat complex in Quang Ngai province and was started at BF No1. The furnace in question was forced to halt operations on Saturday and resumed production late on Sunday, Fastmarkets was told.
Steelmaking operations at BF No2 were unaffected over the weekend.

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Lee Allen

July 13, 2020

11:18 GMT