USS furnace switch seen boon for Ala. scrap
Jan 31, 2014 | 03:14 PM
| Lisa Gordon
PITTSBURGH Metal recyclers selling into the Alabama market will enjoy increased demand and a shift in the type of scrap consumed when U.S. Steel Corp. converts to electric-arc furnace (EF) steelmaking.
The Pittsburgh-based steelmaker announced plans to replace the blast furnace at its Fairfield (Ala.) Works with an EF-based melt shop, which is expected to sport an annual raw steel production capacity of about 1.1 million net tons (amm.com, Jan. 29).....
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