Ruukki to halt South African chrome output next month

Jul 23, 2012 | 12:48 PM | Janie Davies

Tags  Ruukki, Mogale Alloys, charge chrome, ferrochrome, silicomanganese

LONDON — Rautaruukki Corp. (Ruukki) will stop plasma charge production at its Mogale Alloys plant in South Africa for the month of August, a spokesman told AMM sister publication Metal Bulletin.

The plant has built up enough stocks to supply its long-term customers and will restart charge chrome production when South Africa’s winter electricity tariff ends in September, the Helsinki, Finland-based company said.....

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