“Desperately trying to stop hundreds of tonnes of molten steel from cooling.”
“If this was to happen, four 180 tonne ladles full of molten steel would have to be jackhammered out later.
South Australia’s two blast furnaces are in serious trouble after the statewide blackout. They tried to keep running using back-up power, but to no avail.
The Premier blamed the mass blackout on the fact that wind power turbines cannot run during extreme weather.
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