Shagang to halt furnaces for regular maintenance

Shagang Group, China’s largest private steelmaker headquartered in East China’s Jiangsu province plans to halt steel making and rolling facilities including blast furnaces and electric arc furnaces (EAF) since middle April for regular maintenance, a Shagang official confirmed to Mysteel Global on April 9.
Starting April 16, Shagang will maintain its 1,080 cu m blast furnace, together with a 180-tonne converter for 16 days and an electric arc furnace for 30 days, the official confirmed. The stoppage of the blast furnace will affect molten iron output 1,500 tonnes/day and the converter and EAF will reduce


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