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Mitsubishi Materials Shuts Copper Refinery After 8.9 Quake Hits Japan

Industry News 05:30:00PM Mar 11, 2011 Source:SMM

Mar.11 (Bloomberg) --Mitsubishi Materials Corp. (5711), Japan’s third-largest copper refiner, stopped operations at its Onahama copper smelter in Fukushima prefecture after an 8.9 earthquake struck the country, company spokesman Toshiaki Yamada said today.

The smelter has a capacity of 258,000 metric tons of copper.

 

Mitsubishi Materials Shuts Copper Refinery After 8.9 Quake Hits Japan

Industry News 05:30:00PM Mar 11, 2011 Source:SMM

Mar.11 (Bloomberg) --Mitsubishi Materials Corp. (5711), Japan’s third-largest copper refiner, stopped operations at its Onahama copper smelter in Fukushima prefecture after an 8.9 earthquake struck the country, company spokesman Toshiaki Yamada said today.

The smelter has a capacity of 258,000 metric tons of copper.