The company is also reported to not be planning to take any more orders for sheet metal produced at the plant.
Arcelor blaims the absence of agreement with the unions on a closure plan for the plant’s two blast furnaces for its decision to close the cold rolling line.
The company had hoped than angreement on the closure of the furnaces could have been reached by the end of next month.
However, talks on the closure broke down at the end of last week. The closure of the blast furnaces has already resulted in 800 job losses.