C. Steinweg halts deliveries of VSMPO ferrotitanium

Nov 28, 2012 | 10:54 AM |

Tags  ferrotitanium, Steinweg, VSMPO, Noble Resources, asbestos, Janie Davies

NEW YORK — Warehousing company C. Steinweg Handelsveen BV has told customers that it is unable to handle certain ferrotitanium parcels stored in its Rotterdam facilities because material obtained from Russian producer VSMPO-Avisma Corp. might be contaminated with asbestos, market sources said.

Noble Resources Corp., the agent for VSMPO, informed customers last week that there is a possibility that consignments of ferrotitanium produced by VSMPO might contain asbestos, and asked them to take urgent steps to isolate the material and notify anyone they have supplied with such material.....

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