Gerdau Investing in Environmental Projects at Divinopolis Mill
Brazilian integrated steelmaker Gerdau will invest BRL 75 million (USD 14.5 million) in environmental projects at its Divinopolis mill in the city of same name in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil. Gerdau said the investments aim to reduce particles and dust emissions at the mill's operations. The investment represents a record figure for the facility
The BRL 75 million environmental projects investment accounts for over half the mill’s total Capex spending for 2021, which reaches about BRL 130 million and includes other areas. Some of the investments are already in place, including equipment that eliminates dust from the mill's No 1 and No 2 blast furnaces with a filter, as well as seven sprinklers near the plant's patio, where there’s a major influx of trucks and raw materials.