Gerdau halts Tenn. rebar plant for one day

Jun 10, 2014 | 02:36 PM | Nat Rudarakanchana

Tags  Knoxville plant, Gerdau Long Steel North America, melt shop, rebar, Nat Rudarakanchana

NEW YORK — Gerdau Long Steel North America’s Knoxville, Tenn., steel mill shut down for the day June 10 after the company learned an employee died from injuries sustained in a May explosion, a spokeswoman told AMM via e-mail.

The mill will be down until 7 a.m. June 11 "to allow our employees to process the news and grieve," the spokeswoman said.....





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