AHMSA restarts ‘half’ activities after natural gas shortage – Agence SEO

Altos Hornos de México (AHMSA) reported this Friday that it launched an emerging production plan based on the natural gas availability to restart operations after suspending activities due to the lack of this input.

In a statement sent to the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV), the steel company said that after four days of unemployment in which they stopped producing metallurgical coal and iron concentrate, as well as more than 20 thousand tons of steel, with the availability electricity supply, the equipment began to be energized and the plan was implemented.

“From the afternoon of Thursday, February 18, preparations began to restart productive operations from noon this Friday,” said the firm.

Various industrial sectors in Mexico were forced to stop work due to the shortage of energy supply this week, after the Government of Texas banned the export of gas.

The United States is going through a critical wave of low temperatures that affected the natural gas market, affecting services such as those mentioned, electricity, heating, among others.

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