Liberty restarts plate production at Huta Czestochowa using slab from Ostrava

Corween Investments, the holding company for Liberty House, and a new leaseholder for troubled Polish plate mill Huta Czestochowa resumed production at the mill over the weekend, according to a spokesperson for Liberty House.

The new leaseholder has restarted the rolling mill only, using slab from Liberty’s Czech asset, the Ostrava steelworks, while the mill’s electric arc furnace (EAF) is still idled, Fastmarkets understands.

“The first plate is already being rolled using steel from Liberty’s steelworks at Ostrava,” the spokesperson told...


Julia Bolotova

January 11, 2021

12:45 GMT