Krakow steelworks' hot area to be restarted 'when economically viable,' ArcelorMittal says
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
In a press release published on Wednesday, Sierpien 80 said
that it "has received information indicating that the blast
furnace… in Krakow...