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Operations resume at Aleris facility after fire

Oct 24, 2013 | 01:48 PM |

Tags  Aleris International, fire, Elyria facility, shredder, aluminum scrap, slag, slag conditioners, desulferizers deoxidizers


CHICAGO — Aleris International Inc. has resumed operations at its Elyria, Ohio, recycling facility after an Oct. 23 fire. No damage to equipment or injuries were reported.

The blaze broke out around noon in shredding equipment used to process aluminum scrap, a spokesman for the Cleveland-based company told AMM Oct. 24. It was "extinguished very quickly," he said.

Workers were evacuated following standard safety procedures, and operations resumed the same day, the spokesman said. Aleris plans to investigate the cause of the fire.

A shredding and sizing operation, the Elyria facility makes aluminum products including slag conditioners, desulferizers and deoxidizers, which help remove excess oxygen and impurities during steelmaking, for steel mills and service centers in the United States and Canada.




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