Authorities in the Chinese city Guan with, a major industrial center in the Southeast of Hebei province, established in July restrictions on the production of pig iron and sinter to improve air quality and reduce pollution.
These restrictions will affect the work of 14 15 blast furnaces and sinter plants on the territory of the city district. According to experts, this will lead to a decrease in the production of iron in 809,1 thousand tons of agglomerate – by 2.2 million tonnes.
In June of metallurgical enterprises located in the Ouen, produced daily, on average, 82.2 thousand tons of iron. The average level of capacity utilization was more than 84.5% of.
Earlier, similar restrictions were imposed in Tangshan, the largest center of metallurgy industry in China. As a result, the production of iron, there will be reduced roughly by 3.85 million tonnes.