Tokyo Steel to execute periodic EAF repairs at four works

Japan’s largest electric steelmaker Tokyo Steel Mfg Co plans to execute periodic EAF (electric arc furnace) repairs in sequence at its four works from late July 2012 by stopping EAF operations at each works for one week or so.

The repairs are scheduled for July 30th 2012 to August 3rd 2012 at the Tahara works, July 23rd 2012 to July 27th 2012 at the Okayama works, July 23rd 2012 to July 30th 2012 at the Kyushu works and August 17th 2012 to August 24th 2012 at the Utsunomiya works.