steel industry Archive

Energy use in the steel industry report available now.

Brussels, 02 February 2015 – The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has published a new technical report on energy use in the steel industry. The report is the result of a project supported by worldsteel member companies and associations and the outcome contains current performance data from operating plants. The public report is now available for

New video campaign highlights the positive contribution of the steel industry globally

Brussels, 27 November 2014: The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has today announced the launch of a video campaign highlighting the global contribution of the steel industry. The video brings to life the environmental benefits of steel, the extensive use of the material in our daily lives, the modern transformation of the industry, and the diverse

worldsteel reports on the sustainability performance of the steel industry

Moscow, 06 October 2014 – worldsteel has published its 2014 Sustainability Indicators, presenting the steel industry’s progress in sustainability performance over the past decade. Edwin Basson, Director General of worldsteel, said: “Measuring performance is the first step in making progress and having defined indicators allows companies to benchmark themselves and encourages further improvement. Sustainability reporting

EU climate policy may cost the steel industry 100 billion Euros

Commission proposals for 2030 climate targets miss provisions to safeguard globally competing European companies “The European steel industry is ready to support ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets so that the EU can adequately contribute to global efforts in the fight against climate change. However, we are surprised that while the Commission has already proposed a

EUROFER calls for a strong and decisive new European Commission as well as a vivid,European Parliament, which focuses on competitiveness, growth and jobs in Europe.

“Top-Commission-Position important, but what counts in Europe is industrial competitiveness, innovation and growth” Today´s informal dinner of the Heads of State and Governments is the starting point of a new Commission. For the first time, the result of the European Elections has to be taken into account in appointing the President of the European Commission.


(Washington, D.C.) (May 5, 2014) – The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced its preliminary determinations that imports of grain-oriented electrical steel (“GOES”) from China, the Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Poland, Russia, and South Korea are being sold at less than fair value (or “dumped”) in the United States.  As a result, the Commerce Department

Alacero-54: Most relevant leaders of the steel industry and Peruvian Vice Minister of S&PE and industry together at opening ceremony of Latin American Steel Congress

Alacero – Lima, Peru 11th, 2013. Opening ceremony of Alacero-54, Latin American Steel Congress, took place this morning at the Westin Hotel and Convention & Center, in Lima. The event gathered the most relevant leaders of the Steel industry. With an audience of around 800 people and the presence of Peru´s Vice-Minister of S&PE and Industry, Francisco Grippa,

Inspiring a generation: The World Steel Association launches short films showcasing variety and scope of careers in steel industry

São Paulo, 08 October 2013 – The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today launches a series of films lifting the lid on the global industry. The three short films, produced by worldsteel and its members, bring to life the world’s contemporary steel industry, which offers exciting and varied career opportunities to more than two million people

Sustainability Indicators: A decade of collective achievement by the steel industry

São Paulo, 08 October 2013 – worldsteel has published its 2013 Sustainability Indicators, providing the steel industry sustainability performance trend for the last decade.   Edwin Basson, Director General of worldsteel, said: “The steel industry established a set of eight sustainability indicators in 2003 to measure its environmental, social and economic performance, in recognition of

PM gives go ahead for a Strategic Industries Initiative,Textiles and Steel Industry to grow rapidly

The Prime Minister held a meeting of the High Level Committee on Manufacturing. The meeting was attended by all the Ministers and officials of departments relating to the manufacturing sector including the Ministers of Science & Technology, Heavy Industry, Civil Aviation, Steel, Textiles & MSME and the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission. The discussion