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SSAB partners with Autoliv for green steel
Fri, 07 Jan 2022 00:00:00 GMT
Autoliv, a leading maker of automotive safety systems, and SSAB have initiated a collaboration to research and develop fossil-free steel components for products such as airbags and seatbelts. Autoliv claims it is the first automotive safety supplier committed to becoming carbon neutral in its own operations by 2030, and furthermore aims for net-zero emissions

UK revises merchant bar, light sections safeguard quotas
Fri, 24 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Effective 1 January, existing UK steel safeguard category 12 quotas can no longer be used, and the HS codes falling under this category will no longer be subject to the safeguard measure. They will be split and replaced by two new quota product categories for merchant bars and light sections, with revised quota amounts.

FEATURE: Steel, scrap markets regionalize, led by China, as decarbonization ...
Thu, 23 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
China has been the catalyst of steel market regionalization in recent years, in a trend taken up in other regions, notably the European Union, as the decarbonization drive gains pace. The two movements go hand in hand. Chinas winter cuts and blue skies policies have since 2017 demonstrated there is no point in creating carbon emissions domestically to make products aimed only for export, which is tantamount to exporting pollution. China in recent years also resolved not to import other

European Commission initiated a new review regarding imports ...
Fri, 17 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
European Commission on date of 17 December 2021 has initiated a new review regarding Safeguard Measure on Imports of certain Steel

Plate clamp basics for fab shop crane operators
Wed, 17 Nov 2021 07:00:00 GMT
A cranes plate clamps can make material handling safe and speedy in a metal fabrication shop, when used correctly.

SSAB and Autoliv to collaborate on fossil-free steel in automotive ...
Mon, 15 Nov 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Steel company SSAB and automotive safety supplier Autoliv have initiated a collaboration to research and develop fossil-free steel components for automotive safety products, such as airbags and

Hydrogen steel is hailed as next big thing. Heres whats ...
Wed, 10 Nov 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Steel emits less carbon than diapers per ton of production. Due to its staggering size of production, however, steel is responsible for roughly 8 percent of the worlds carbon emissions and has been blamed as the main polluter driving up the planets temperature. Posco, the South Korean steelmaker, was the countrys greatest emitter of carbon last year. It discharged more carbon than it should and even accrued debt worth 78.6 billion won ($66.4 million) for failing to meet the cap. Sensing

Metinvest to Supply 300 tonnes of Oxygen to Hospitals in Kyiv ...
Fri, 22 Oct 2021 10:55:52 GMT
Metinvest Group will supply 240 tonnes of oxygen to medical institutions in Kharkiv region and 60 tonnes to health facilities in Kyiv. This decision was taken after the administration of Kharkiv region and Kyiv City Clinical Hospital No. 6 approached the Group for

China orders more northern steel mills to cut winter output
Thu, 14 Oct 2021 00:00:00 GMT
China has asked steel mills in more cities in northern China to cut production from Nov. 15 to March 15 next year, in order to clear the smog-blanketed sky in the region and to ensure the achievement of the countrys steel output reduction target. Steel mills should keep to their plans to cut production for the remainder of this year to ensure output is no more than last year, according to a statement jointly issued by Chinas industry ministry and environment ministry on Wednesday. Over the

Global steel output falls in August, first time in a year
Mon, 27 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Global steel production slipped by 1.4% year-on-year in August, the first decline in more than a year, and is likely to decline further in the coming months as officials in top producer China seek to curb pollution. Crude steel output fell to 156.8 million tonnes in August, World Steel Association data showed on Thursday, the first decline since July 2020. Output in China tumbled by 13.2% to 83.2 million tonnes, the data showed. Given that the authorities in China are proactively

Europe should temporarily suspend steel tariffs to help industry ...
Sun, 19 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Europe should temporarily suspend its tariffs on imported steel to head off shortages and avoid harmful effects on industry, Italian Industry Minister Giancarlo Giorgetti said on Friday. Asked if Rome planned to intervene in the 25% tariff scheme, Giorgetti said that Europe had prioritised the interests of the steelmakers during the health pandemic without realising this could have serious knock-on effects on supply. The situation is unsustainable this measure should be temporarily

Chinese steel ingredients fall as regulator extends environmental ...
Sat, 18 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT
Futures prices for Chinas steelmaking raw materials faltered on Friday, with the benchmark iron ore contract leading losses, as Beijing mulls to include more cities under its environmental controls. The Ministry of Ecology and Environment said in a draft guideline on Thursday that it planned to involve 64 regions under key monitoring during winter air pollution campaign. The regulator said steel mills in those regions would be urged to cut production based on their emission levels during

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