EdisiViral.Com Video Search Login
Loading...

No one harmed in fire at Press Metals Phase 3 smelter, operations restored

0 month ago, 05-Apr-2021

Press Metal said there was a minimal interruption and the installation ramp-up of itssmelting line in Phase 3 will re-commenced immediately after the damaged pot wasrepaired within the next few days. – File photo

KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Press Metal Aluminium Holdings Bhd said today that a fire that occurred on Saturday at the new Phase 3 smelter belonging to its 80 per cent-owned subsidiary, Press Metal Bintulu Sdn Bhd at the Samalaju Industrial Park, Bintulu, Sarawak has not caused any harm.

The blazetook placeat about4.30amon Saturday.

This smelter is currently under commissioning and the incident damaged one smelting pot out of a total of 300smelting pots in the plant.

Operations in our Phase 1 and 2 smelters are uninterrupted and running as normal. The fire was extinguished within 20 minutes and the incident did not cause any harm to any persons. Operations in Phase 3 were restored within several hours, it said in a statement here, today.

Press Metal said there was a minimal interruption and the installation ramp-up of itssmelting line in Phase 3 will re-commenced immediately after the damaged pot wasrepaired within the next few days.

There is no material financial and operational impact arising from this incident as the operations in Phase 3 were restored within several hours and all assets are adequately covered by insurance, it added. – Bernama

No one harmed in fire at Press Metal’s Phase 3 smelter, operations restored Borneo Post Online.





Live Website Traffic


loading...