Severstal Idles Sparrows Point Hot-End, Adds Partners in Columbus

August 2010
Metal Center News;Aug2010, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p42
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The article reports that Severstal has idled its blast furnace and steelmaking facilities in Sparrows Point, Maryland on July 25, 2010 due to weakened market demand. Severstal officials state that the company's hot-strip mill and all finishing facilities, including tin plating lines, will continue to operate to ensure uninterrupted service to customers. It cites that Mississippi Steel Processing and New Process Steel have broken ground their facilities at the Severstal Columbus facility.


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