Steelmaker to halt Kimitsu blast furnace

Mar 13, 2013

Steelmaker to halt Kimitsu blast furnace

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. will halt operations at a blast furnace at its iron mill in Kimitsu, Chiba Prefecture, sources said Tuesday. The steelmaker is also considering postponing the start of operations, originally planned for this month, at its newly established furnace ...