JFE will close one of the blast furnaces

JFE закроет одну из доменных печей

Japanese steel producer JFE, the company announced the closure of blast furnaces and other production facilities at the company East Japan Works to optimize activities.

Unstoppable power, the company plans to 2023 fiscal year (ending in March 2024). Thus, the number of blast furnaces of the company in Japan will be reduced to seven, and the smelting of crude steel decreased by approximately 4 million tons (13%).