Liberty Steel's Georgetown facility encounters temporary shut down

Monday, 15 April 2019 00:20:55 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego

According to media reports, Liberty Steel’s wire rod mill in Georgetown, South Carolina, encountered a fire on April 14 that will shut down its EAF for a short period. An exact operational day was not provided. The company announced that it has sufficient prime billet to cover customer needs and that rolling operations will continue as normal.

The wire rod rolling mill can produce 680,000 net tons annually. The mill consumes an estimated 30,000 gross tons monthly of ferrous scrap.

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