ArcelorMittal Brazil to resume Tubarão blast furnace operations

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 00:48:08 (GMT+3)   |   Sao Paulo

Brazilian steelmaker ArcelorMittal Brazil said on Tuesday it will resume operations at its No. 3 blast furnace at its Tubarão mill by the second half of October.

The company said the Tubarão blast furnace is currently under maintenance, after a halt started in April. The furnace has a 2.8 million mt/year capacity.

The company said it will resume the equipment on an improving domestic demand scenario, however, the three Tubarão blast furnaces will continue operating at reduced capacity.

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