Imerys restarts suspended US mulcoa plant faster than expected

By William Clarke
Published: Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Imerys' Andersonville mulcoa plant in Georgia in the United States is back online and working to meet a backlog in production, the company confirmed, expecting the shortfall to be made up by next month.

Imerys confirmed that production had been halted by a localized electrical arc flash at the plant’s high grade milling circuit on April 22.

"This event impacted other electrical distribution equipment upstream of it and had the effect of also taking down the low grade side of the plant. Since...

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