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JSW USA Results Mixed in Q3

JSW Steel USA operating results were mixed in its fiscal third quarter of 2023, with operations at Mingo Junction, Ohio, posting a decline, while the Baytown, Texas, plate and pipe mill improved in the quarter vs. the previous year.

 JSW USAMingo Junction swung to a loss on EBITDA of $22.77 million in its third quarter ended Dec. 31, compared to EBITDA of $42.12 million a year earlier on revenue that slipped 68% to $65.58 million vs. $203.53 million, according to results from Indian parent company JSW Steel Ltd.

The plate and pipe mill at Baytown reported operating EBITDA of $17.17 million in the quarter, up 28% from $13.38 million in the year-ago period, on revenue from operations that also increased 28% to $147.55 million from $114.35 million.

Mingo Junction produced 91,962 net tonnes of crude steel in the quarter, down sharply from 180,112 net tonnes a year earlier. Slab sales decreased 40% in the quarter to $44.8 million vs. Q3 2022, and sales of HRC declined 53% to $43.9 million in the same comparison.

Baytown’s plate and pipe production increased in the quarter, with the company reporting 80,753 net tonnes and 8,489 net tonnes, respectively, produced in Q3, compared to 76,621 net tonnes and 1,261 net tonnes, respectively, a year earlier.

By Ethan Bernard,

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