Globe maintenance work will keep furnace shut for two months

Nov 07, 2012 | 02:19 PM | Suzy Waite

Tags  Globe Specialty Metals, Jeff Bradley, silicon, Becancour, Alloy, outages, Suzy Waite

NEW YORK — Globe Specialty Metals Inc., in the midst of performing maintenance work at its Bécancour, Quebec, and Alloy, W.Va., operations, expects one of the Alloy furnaces will be shut for at least two months.

"In this current quarter, we are taking each of the three furnaces in Bécancour down for a week each for planned maintenance. We also have two planned furnace maintenance outages at our Alloy plant. One is complete and lasted about 17 days. The other will take more work and we’ll take the furnace offline starting Dec. 1 through the end of January," chief executive officer Jeff Bradley told analysts during a conference call Wednesday following....

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