Power ills drive SDI, OmniSource curbs

Jan 29, 2014 | 02:59 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  Steel Dynamics, SDI, OmniSource, shredder, Duke Energy, metals recycling, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — Steel Dynamics Inc.’s (SDI’s) steelmaking and metals recycling operations have taken downtime throughout January at the request of its energy provider, which is having trouble keeping up with Mother Nature this winter.

"All our mills in January have experienced downtime regarding power interruptions. When they occur, most of the time only the melting and casting operations are affected and rolling, finishing and shipping continue," a spokesman for the Fort Wayne, Ind.-based company told AMM.....

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