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Production pruning - US Steel to idle No 14 BF at its Gary Works
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Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009

St Louis Business Journal reported that US Steel Corporation plans to idle one of two furnaces at Granite City Works in Illinois. It expects to idle its No 14 blast furnace at its Gary Works in Indiana for repairs along with one of two furnaces at its Granite City Works in southern Illinois during the fourth quarter.

About 800 employees returned to work at the Granite City over the summer after steel production started again following an idling in December.

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