Riva to halt production in France for summer maintenance

Italy-based Riva Group will temporarily halt production at all of its French operations starting in July, the company told Metal Bulletin on Tuesday July 10.

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The Italian steelmaker will stop production at its French sites from July to August for four weeks, it said.

“During this period, maintenance work will be carried out,” it said, during which time “employees can enjoy their holidays”.

The company would not disclose further details about the maintenance work which will be undertaken.

Riva Group has eight operations in France, producing both long and flat products.