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U.S. Steel BF #3 Down for Repair

Written by Sandy Williams

An issue at the #3 blast furnace at U.S. Steel’s Edgar Thomson Plant at Mon Valley Works resulted in an unplanned outage on Tuesday. The furnace suffered a mechanical failure of its top charging equipment. Repairs are under way and expected to be completed in about one week, the company said.

A spokesperson for U.S. Steel said the incident will not impact customers.


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