Delay in mill launch spurs Nanjing to export excess slab production

Oct 29, 2004 | 08:35 AM |

A time lag between the commissioning of new casting and rolling facilities has led China's Nanjing Iron & Steel Co. to decide to export some 5,000 tonnes of slab over coming weeks.

In late June, Nanjing Steel, based in Nanjing City in Jiangsu province, eastern China, commissioned a new slab caster from Austria's Voest-Alpine Industrieanlagenbau (VAI) and in mid-October a 1.2-million-tonne-per-year Steckel mill, also from VAI.....

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