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POSCO Lays Green Bet on Australia  

05 Dec 2022 - South Korea’s largest steel producer plans to invest US$40 billion in hydrogen, direct reduced iron and green steel production in Australia over the next 15 years, reports commodities news and pricing service Argus. 

Saarstahl Prepares to Move Ahead on DRI, EAF Conversion

05 Dec 2022 - Saarstahl AG leaders are greenlighting a EUR3.5 billion plan to build two electric arc furnaces (EAFs) and a direct reduction plant at sites in Germany, the company has said. 

Omani Steelmaker Looks to Build Green Mill 

05 Dec 2022 - Oman’s Jindal Shadeed Group has announced plans to build a 5-million-ton green steel plant at the country’s Port of Duqm, reports the English-language Arab News newspaper. 

Gerdau Invests in Solar, Wind Energy Developer 

01 Dec 2022 - Gerdau is taking a stake in renewable energy producer Newave Energia as a way to support its decarbonization goals, according to a company announcement. 

Asian Conversion to Hydrogen DRI Still Decades Away, Says BHP Executive 

01 Dec 2022 - Wholesale replacement of Asia’s blast furnace fleet with hydrogen-fed direct reduction plants is likely decades away, a BHP executive told the South China Morning Post. 

Tata Steel Partners With SMS group, Primetals Technologies in Decarbonization Effort 

30 Nov 2022 - Tata Steel has signed separate memorandums of understanding with plant builders Primetals Technologies and SMS group as it looks to decarbonize its steelmaking operations. 

Danieli Lands Order for Nucor EAF

29 Nov 2022 - Nucor Corp. has contracted Danieli to install a new electric arc furnace (EAF) at the steelmaker’s Kingman, Ariz., USA, bar mill, the plant builder has announced. 

LIBERTY Steel Buys Asian EAF Mill, Plans to Relocate Equipment to Europe 

29 Nov 2022 - LIBERTY Steel Group is acquiring KG Steel’s Dongbu plant in South Korea and intends to move the equipment to Romania, the company has announced. 

Rio Tinto Steps Up Testing of New Low-Carbon Ironmaking Process

23 Nov 2022 - Iron ore miner Rio Tinto will build a large-scale pilot plant to further test its promising low-carbon ironmaking process, the company has announced. 

KOCKS Lands Order for Bar Mill Reducing, Sizing Block

23 Nov 2022 - India’s Tata Steel Long Products Ltd. has contracted rolling mill sizing specialist Friedrich KOCKS GmbH & Co. KG for a reducing and sizing block that will serve the steelmaker’s new rolling mill complex in Jamshedpur. 

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