Belgium’s NLMK La Louviere declares force majeure after fire

Belgian flat steel re-roller NLMK La Louviere has declared force majeure after a fire at its rolling mill, sources told Fastmarkets on Wednesday July 21.

The fire at La Louviere’s hot-rolling mill occurred on July 17. It was extinguished within about 30 minutes and there were no injures, according to a company spokesperson.
“The equipment installed during the [recent] modernization of the mill was not affected. It will take about one week to repair the mill,” the spokesperson said.

The fire and the pause in production at NLMK La...


Maria Tanatar

Julia Bolotova

July 21, 2021

17:55 GMT

London, Dnipro