US Steel is temporarily idling blast furnace “B” at Granite City Works in Illinois, attributing the decision at least in part to the United Auto Workers strike.
The company says the move is part of a risk mitigation plan to ensure melt capacity is balanced with its order book.
“While the UAW work stoppage and the potential impact it may have on other end markets was a catalyst for our decision, we will continue to monitor our order book to ensu…
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