Steel Archive

Steel is an integral part of the global circular economy

Brussels, 25 February 2015 – The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today announced the launch of a new publication ‘Steel in the circular economy – A life cycle perspective’. It examines the critical role of steel in delivering true sustainability to our society and calls for a global rethink of regulations in all market sectors across

worldsteel’s 2nd Twitter Debate: Why is steel the competitive material of choice in a sustainable world?

SSAB launches Laser Plus – the only steel in the world with guaranteed flatness after laser cutting

Laser Plus is a totally new generation of steels for laser cutting that comes with unique guarantees: maximum flatness deviation of 3 mm/m after laser cutting and bending radius of 0 -1.5 x the material thickness. These features make it possible to meet the most challenging requirements in automated production environments.   “The dead flat

SSAB takes the lead with Docol 1700M- new advanced high strength steel for the automotive industry

With the new Docol 1700 M, SSAB offers automakers worldwide a new high-strength structural steel for safer, lighter and more fuel-efficient cars with improved environmental performance. The new grade is appropriate for a range of applications including, energy-absorbing details in bumpers. Docol 1700 M is a cold-rolled advanced high strength steel developed for safety applications

ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe investing 90 million euros in modernization of continuous caster in Duisburg-Beeckerwerth: Modern cooling technology to improve slab quality

The current reline of blast furnace 2 in Duisburg-Schwelgern is being used as an opportunity to modernize a further key facility of ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe: Work has started on revamping one of the continuous casters in Duisburg-Beeckerwerth. It is scheduled to go back into operation in just under eight weeks. The work is being carried

Siemens commissions PLTCM for VAMA, a producer of steel for automobiles

  • The capacity of the plant is 1.5 million metric tons of cold strip per annum • The plant also produces high-strength grades of steel The coupled pickling line-tandem cold mill (PLTCM) supplied by Siemens Metals Technologies was commissioned for Valin ArcelorMittal Automotive Steel Co., Ltd. (VAMA) at the end of May. The line

Steel remains the best solution based on a number of criteria, including sustainability: Mr Lakshmi Mittal, Chairman and CEO ArcelorMittal – Speech delivered at Steel Success Strategies XXIX

New York, 17 June 2014 Good morning everyone. I am delighted to be here with all of you today. I missed last year’s event, so it’s good to be back. Today I want to speak to you about two main points: one about the material and the second about the general economic health. I have

Malay Chatterjee: putting KIOCL on the path of re-inventing itself

Malay Chatterjee, an Engineer, Lawyer, an expert in Disaster Mitigation and a thorough gentleman, the charismatic Chairman of KIOCL since July 2012 talks to Core Communique about the company, its future plans and how he wants to chart the destiny of this behemoth so that it may keep its tryst with destiny. Excerpts: Q1. Mining,

Siemens invests in environmental specialist LanzaTech

• Investment complements existing collaboration in development and marketing of environmental solutions for steel industry The Venture Capital unit of Siemens Financial Services and central venture capital organization of Siemens (SFS VC) is investing in LanzaTech, a US-based technology leader in the biological generation of fuels and basic chemicals from industrial waste gases. The Siemens

Index of Core Eight

The Eight Core Industries have a combined weight of 37.90 % in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP). The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stands at 168.2 in January, 2014, which was 1.6 % higher compared to the index of January, 2013. Coal Coal production (weight: 4.38 %) declined by 0.7 % in January, 2014