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Shaanxi to cut steel capacity by 30% in winter

Industry News 04:11:36PM Apr 04, 2019 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Apr 4 (SMM) – The Shaanxi province, in northwest China, issued its 2019 work plans for environmental protection, targeting Green Mountain, Clear Water, Blue Sky and Clean Land, in late March.

To fight against air pollution, the plan requires steelmakers and foundries in Shaanxi’s Guangzhong region, the central part of the province, to cut capacity by 30% during mid-November to mid-March.

Coke plants are also required to cut capacity by 30% and extend coking duration beyond 36 hours.

The chemical and nonferrous industries will face capacity cut of 30% in winter.

Shaanxi to cut steel capacity by 30% in winter

Industry News 04:11:36PM Apr 04, 2019 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Apr 4 (SMM) – The Shaanxi province, in northwest China, issued its 2019 work plans for environmental protection, targeting Green Mountain, Clear Water, Blue Sky and Clean Land, in late March.

To fight against air pollution, the plan requires steelmakers and foundries in Shaanxi’s Guangzhong region, the central part of the province, to cut capacity by 30% during mid-November to mid-March.

Coke plants are also required to cut capacity by 30% and extend coking duration beyond 36 hours.

The chemical and nonferrous industries will face capacity cut of 30% in winter.