AK STEEL CORPORATION: AK Steel’s Middletown Works Coke Plant Recognized for Outstanding Safety Performance


AK Steel Corporation issued the following announcement on May 7.

AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that the company’s Middletown, Ohio coke plant has received the Max Eward Safety Award for 2018 from the American Coke and Coal Chemicals Institute (ACCCI), a leading industry trade organization. The award recognizes Middletown Works, along with two other ACCCI member coke sites, for operating the safest cokemaking facilities in America. These facilities operated the entire year of 2018 without any OSHA recordable injuries.

“We congratulate employees at our Middletown Works coke plant for this outstanding safety recognition,” said Roger K. Newport, CEO of AK Steel. “We are honored to be recognized by the ACCCI with this award, which is indicative of the company’s commitment to safety across our operations.” This ACCCI recognition marks the 18th time in the last 22 years that one or more AK Steel coke plants have received the Max Eward Safety Award.

“ACCCI is proud to recognize AK Steel for promoting a culture of safety, and delivering exceptional results,” said David Ailor, President of the American Coke and Coal Chemicals Institute. “Congratulations to AK Steel and employees at the Middletown Works coke plant who continue to be role models for the industry for safe operations in the workplace.”

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