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JW Aluminium’s reported a fire at its Mount Holly plant in Goose Creek, South Carolina on Dec 1, bearing no impact on production.


A company spokesperson informed Davis Index that the fire did not reach any of the main structures at the facility and was detected in a piece of auxiliary equipment, which was quickly extinguished by the fire department. Hence, there has been no impact on the plant’s aluminum production. The reason for the fire is yet to be understood. However, no injuries were reported by the media or JW. 


Recently, JW Aluminium expanded production at its hot rolling mill at Mount Holly. The company’s combined production capacity is close to 242,600mt per year.

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