Krakow steelworks' hot area to be restarted 'when economically viable,' ArcelorMittal says

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 11 September 2020

ArcelorMittal Poland has denied accusations from local trade union Sierpien 80 that it was abandoning plans to relight blast furnaces in its Krakow plant, saying that operations in the steelworks’ hot area will be resumed but “only when it is economically viable,” the company’s spokesperson told Fastmarkets on Wednesday September 9.

The steelmaker has postponed the restart of the blast furnace (BF) and steelmaking operations in Krakow, originally planned for March 2020, due to concerns about the Covid-19 pandemic.

In a press release published on Wednesday, Sierpien 80 said that it "has received information indicating that the blast furnace… in Krakow...

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