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The Future of Steel is Green. And, Perhaps, Nuclear. 

18 May 2022 - As steel production increasingly becomes electrified, nuclear power likely will have a greater role to play in meeting industry needs, several leading steel executives said on Wednesday. 

Nucor Receives Air Permit for Proposed Sheet Mill

18 May 2022 - The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has signed off on an air quality permit for Nucor Corp.’s planned flat-rolled mill in the state, reports the Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette-Mail.

Primetals Technologies Names Head of Green Steel

18 May 2022 - Alexander Fleischanderl was appointed the head of Primetals Technologies’ new green steel task force, the company announced today in an official press release.

Danieli Casts 1,200-mm Round Blooms at YongGang

18 May 2022 - In a press release yesterday, Danieli announced it had commissioned what it called the “largest round section in the world” on a 18-m radius curved conticaster at China’s YongGang.

Report: Steel Industry Carbon Emissions Expected to Fall Significantly by 2050

17 May 2022 - Rising electric arc furnace (EAF) production and falling basic oxygen furnace (BOF) production could yield a 30% decline in the steel industry’s worldwide carbon emissions, according to metals and mining consultancy Wood Mackenzie. 

Steel Is 'Falling Dangerously Behind in the War for Talent,’ CMC Executive Says 

17 May 2022 - One of the steel industry’s greatest and most immediate challenges is to recruit the next generation of talent. And at the moment, the industry is floundering, Commercial Metals Company’s top executive said on Tuesday. 

Pennsylvania Signs On to Hydrogen Hub Effort 

17 May 2022 - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is backing an initiative that includes United States Steel Corporation to create a hydrogen hub in southwestern Pennsylvania. 

Kobe Steel Unveils Low-CO₂ Blast Furnace Steel

17 May 2022 - Japan's Kobe Steel is launching a branded line of steel with significantly reduced carbon emissions, the company announced today.

Electric Steelmaking Has Made Consistent Gains. Whether It Continues Is Uncertain. 

16 May 2022 - Although U.S. electric arc furnace production has enjoyed near linear growth, it would be a mistake to assume future growth will persist unabated, a Carnegie Mellon University professor cautioned on Monday.

Nucor Expands Construction Products Business Through US$3 Billion Acquisition

16 May 2022 - Nucor Corp. announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire residential and commercial overhead door maker C.H.I. Overhead Doors (C.H.I.) in a cash deal valued at US$3 billion.

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