May 17, 2018 / 11:13 AM / in 4 months

Strike disrupts steel output at ArcelorMittal's Ukraine mill

KIEV (Reuters) - Steelmaking and rolling at Ukraine’s largest steel mill, owned by ArcelorMittal (MT.AS), have been completely stopped due to a strike by workers in its railway division, the mill said on Thursday.

FILE PHOTO: A logo is seen on the roof of the ArcelorMittal steelworks headquarters in Ostrava, Czech Republic, April 1, 2016. REUTERS/David W Cerny/File Photo

It said only 14 locomotives out of 92 are in operation and the whole chain of operations has been paralysed.

“If the situation is not resolved soon, production will be completely stopped and it will take much time and colossal resources to recover it,” it said in a statement.

Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; editing by Jason Neely

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