Home / Metal News / Copper / JFE Says Explosion Has No Impact on Steel Output at Chiba Plant
JFE Says Explosion Has No Impact on Steel Output at Chiba Plant
Dec 5,2011 09:31CST
industry news
Source:SMM
JFE Holdings Inc. said its steel mill in Chiba, near Tokyo, is operating normally after four workers were injured by an explosion at JFE Chemical Co.’s sulfuric acid tank.

Dec 2, 2011 -- JFE Holdings Inc., Japan’s second- largest steelmaker, said its steel mill in Chiba, near Tokyo, is operating normally after four workers were injured by an explosion at JFE Chemical Co.’s sulfuric acid tank.

The explosion, which occurred within the site of JFE’s steel works at 9:55 a.m., Japan time, didn’t cause a fire and hasn’t impacted steel production, spokesman Seiji Iwashita said today by telephone.

JFE is investigating the cause of the accident, he said. JFE Chemical is a wholly owned unit of JFE.
 

JFE Holdings Inc
accident
steel mill

For queries, please contact Frank LIU at liuxiaolei@smm.cn

For more information on how to access our research reports, please email service.en@smm.cn

Related news