Gerdau to revamp melt shop at Brazil's Riograndense mill

Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau will stop activities at its Riograndense mill in the country’s southern Rio Grande do Sul state for almost a year starting in February, to revamp its melt shop. Rolling output is expected to continue, however, the company said on Thursday January 20.

Gerdau will invest 200 million Reais ($36 million) to modernize and overhaul the melt shop, with downtime expected to last through the beginning of 2023, the company said. But it...

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Renato Rostás

January 20, 2022

13:59 GMT

São Paulo