Brazil’s CSN restarts No2 blast furnace at UPV mill

Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN) has resumed operations on the No2 blast furnace at its Usina Presidente Vargas (UPV) unit in Brazil’s southeastern Volta Redonda city, the steelmaker said on Thursday November 19.

The Brazilian steelmaker decided to idle the equipment - which has capacity to produce 1.50 million tonnes per year of crude steel - in May, when demand for steel hit...

Published

Felipe Peroni

November 19, 2020

23:34 GMT

São Paulo