MEXICO CITY Two
people died and 12 were injured after an explosion at a Ternium
Mexico SA de CV flat steel products plant in northern Mexico,
the company said July 22.
Ternium said the
explosion occurred Monday afternoon at its Guerrero plant in
San Nicolás de los Garza, in northern Mexicos
Nuevo León state.
An investigation into
the cause of the accident is under way, the company said.
Ternium Mexico is a highly integrated steel producer with
its own iron ore mines. It has an annual slab production
capacity of 2.3 million tonnes and a flat-rolled steel
production capacity of 6 million tonnes per year.
A version of this
article was first published in AMM sister publication Steel