ArcelorMittal is understood to be preparing to idle one blast furnace – HF2 – at its Dunkirk mill, in northern France, effectively reducing output for the coming months.
Earlier this month, a local trade union confirmed in a document the furnace should be temporary idled as of 11 July. A scrap dealer in France confirmed the news.
ArcelorMittal did not reply to requests for comment prior to press deadline.
According to the plans issued by the trade u…
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