USS’ Edgar Thomson outage said delayed

Aug 06, 2014 | 02:38 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  U.S. Steel, Edgar Thomson Plant, No. 1 blast furnace, basic oxygen process shop, BOP shop, caster, Mon Valley Works, steel slabs Irvin Plant

CHICAGO — U.S. Steel Corp. reportedly has delayed a planned maintenance outage at its Edgar Thomson plant in Braddock, Pa., according to sources familiar with the matter.

The Pittsburgh-based steelmaker had initially expected to start a 57-day outage in August to reline Edgar Thomson’s No. 1 blast furnace, sources said. The company now expects to begin early stages of the maintenance campaign Aug. 15, with the full outage taking place in the first week of September, they said.....

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