China’s steelmaking hub hit with more pollution control measures
Dec 11, 2013 | 09:12 AM
SHANGHAI Many steelmakers in Wuan, Hebei province, have scaled back production at their rolling mills in response to temporary pollution control measures imposed by the local government.
Electricity supply to mills in the city, located in the southwestern part of Chinas steelmaking hub, was reduced by 30 to 50 percent effective Dec. 10, a local producer source told AMM sister publication Steel First.
"Almost all the large mills have been affected, especially their rolling operations," she said, noting that the power supply curb is expected to last for 15 days.....
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