trending Market Intelligence /marketintelligence/en/news-insights/trending/AZECh8zWj1uhljRsDcWf0w2 content
Log in to other products

Login to Market Intelligence Platform

 /


Looking for more?

Contact Us
In This List

BlueScope Steel projects US$5M in damages after explosion, fire at Ohio plant

Greenhouse gas and gold mines Nearly 1 ton of CO2 emitted per ounce of gold produced in 2019

Essential Metals & Mining Insights - September 2020

Essential Metals & Mining Insights - August 2020

State of the Market: Mining Q2-2020


BlueScope Steel projects US$5M in damages after explosion, fire at Ohio plant

said May 9 that itexpects lost production of about 35,000 tonnes and US$5 million in damages followingan explosion and fire at its North Star BlueScope Steel facility in Ohio on May7.

According tothe company, a refractory failure allowed a wash-out of molten steel from the SouthElectronic Arc Furnace, or EAF, shell, leading to the incident. Emergency servicesresponded quickly and controlled the fire.

All workersand contractors are safe, and BlueScope Steel is evaluating the damage.

The facilitycontinues steel production via the second EAF.