Evraz to idle Claymont steel plate mill within two months

Oct 14, 2013 | 01:49 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  Evraz, Evraz Claymont, mill idling, mill suspension, plant closure, Evraz North America, steel plate, plate John Zanieski

NEW YORK — Evraz Inc. North America will suspend operations at its Claymont, Del., steel plate mill due to "subdued market demand and the high volume of imports," the company said Oct. 14.

The Chicago-based company expects the suspension to take effect by the end of December, an Evraz spokeswoman told AMM. The mill’s 375 employees will complete processing and shipping of existing products and prepare the mill for idling over the next two months.....

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