Impact of Nippon Steel fire seen small-analysts


TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - A fire that broke out at a Nippon Steel Corp mill in southern Japan on Tuesday is unlikely to have a big impact on its earnings and shipments, analysts said. Nippon Steel, the world's No. 2 steelmaker, said a blast furnace and most production lines, which had been halted due to the blaze, had resumed operations on Wednesday although two coke-producing plants remained shut. The fire, which is on a gas pipe, is not expected to die out until all the gas in the ...

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