Felman leaves silicomanganese mart in dark

Dec 05, 2007 | 02:38 PM | Meghann McDonell

Uncertainties surround the start-up of the third furnace at Felman Production Inc.'s Letart, W.Va., silicomanganese plant, which had been expected in November.

"Nobody knows what is going on with those guys," a trader said. "They claim they've been putting the third furnace online for more than a year now, so who knows when or if it's back up. But I don't believe they are producing at any level near capacity."

A company representative declined to comment.....

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