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Four injured in steam incident at Essar (updated)

Wednesday, August 27, 2014   by: Staff

Four contract workers were taken to hospital early this morning after what Essar Steel Algoma describes as a steam incident during maintenance work on the No. 7 blast furnace.

The incident took place around 12:40 a.m. said Brenda Stenta, Essar Steel Algoma spokesperson.

A Ministry of Labour spokesperson said the ministry was notified of an explosion around 3 a.m.

MOL representatives were on scene investigating as of early this afternoon.

Stenta said there was no impact to operations.

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