JSW commits to plan to resume steelmaking at ex-Aferpi by 2025

September 17, 2020 / www.metalbulletin.com / Article Link

JSW Steel Italia, part of Indian steelmaker JSW Steel, plans to resume liquid steel production at the former Aferpi mill in Italy by 2025 via construction an electric-arc furnace (EAF) with financial support from the Italian government, Fastmarkets has learned.

Representatives of JSW Steel Italia earlier this week presented an industrial plan for the Piombino, Italy-based mill, formerly known as Aferpi, to Italian ministry of economic development MISE.
The main focus of the plan is to resume crude steelmaking operations at the site by 2025 with construction of an EAF, Italian steel trade union Uilm said. 

The plan would require an 80-million ($94.9-million) investment at the site,...