ArcelorMittal to resume ops at Brazil's Barra Mansa EAF mill in H2

The Brazilian branch of Luxembourg-based steelmaker ArcelorMittal has scheduled the restart of primary steel production at its Barra Mansa site for the second half of 2021, the company said on Wednesday May 26.

With 19 million Reais ($3.6 million) in investments for a revamp, ArcelorMittal will resume activities with one of the two electric arc furnaces in the plant. The company first cut output at Barra Mansa in February 2019.

The electric steel mill can produce 800,000 tonnes per year of crude steel, according to information made public...


Renato Rostás

May 26, 2021

16:26 GMT

São Paulo