AHMSA repairs furnaces at coking plant

Monday, 13 January 2020 23:02:30 (GMT+3)   |   Sao Paulo

Mexican integrated steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico (AHMSA) said late Friday it will repair 35 furnaces at its coking unit located inside its No. 1 steelworks.

AHMSA said it will rebuild block No. 5 at its coking unit by replacing 4,000 mt of firebricks covering the inner part of the furnaces. The steelmaker said block No. 5 has 35 furnaces. AHMSA said it will employ 150 direct jobs through third party suppliers.

The repairs will take about 15 months, the company said.

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