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Scrap, DRI Will Be Harder to Come by in the Future

29 Sep 2022 - As more steelmakers shift their production technologies in step with decarbonization efforts, global scrap demand could increase by an additional 223 million metric tons annually, according to a forecast from Boston Consulting Group. 

AM/NS India JV Plans US$5 Billion Investment to Boost Capacity

29 Sep 2022 - The planned investment, which will include two new blast furnaces, is expected to increase crude steel capacity by 6 million metric tons per year at the Hazira facility, according to the Reuters news agency.

ArcelorMittal, Zeleros Test Steel Performance for Hyperloops

29 Sep 2022 - A testing facility has been built at ArcelorMittal’s Rail Excellence Center in Spain to test how certain steels perform in ultrahigh-speed conditions in cooperation with hyperloop designer and manufacturer Zeleros.

Nucor Announces Construction of Two New Galvanizing Lines

28 Sep 2022 - A 500,000-ton-capacity galvanizing line will be constructed at Nucor Steel–Berkeley in South Carolina, with another to be constructed in the western United States, the company announced today.

Professor: To Recruit Young Talent, Steel Should Showcase Its Sustainability

28 Sep 2022 - High on the list of iron and steel industry priorities is to recruit the next generation of talent. It’s a challenging task unto itself, but all the more difficult for an industry that continues to fight stubborn misperceptions about its viability as a career choice.

Siderúrgica Huachipato Signs On for Digitalization Project With SMS digital

27 Sep 2022 - SMS digital has entered into an agreement to provide a package of advanced digital services for the Siderúrgica Huachipato’s Talcahuano facility in Chile to help the company achieve efficiency cost savings.

HYBRIT Hydrogen Storage Facility Is Up and Running

27 Sep 2022 - The first of its kind for storing fossil-free hydrogen gas, the rock cavern storage facility in Luleå, Sweden, is now operational, SSAB announced.

LIBERTY Ostrava Plans CZK 88 Million Investment to Reduce Sinter Plant Dust Emissions

27 Sep 2022 - The investment will include the installation of a new exhaust pipeline at LIBERTY Ostrava’s sinter plant north, aiming to reduce fugitive emissions by around 46%.

Rio Tinto, Shougang Group Sign Decarbonization MoU

27 Sep 2022 - Iron ore miner Rio Tinto and China’s Shougang Group have shaken hands on a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) intended to further development of decarbonization solutions for the steel industry.

Paul Wurth To Install First Stamp-Charged Coke Battery in Japan for JFE Steel

27 Sep 2022 - Japan’s JFE Steel Corp. has tapped Paul Wurth IHI to supply a new stamp-charged coke oven battery at its Fukuyama works, marking the first time the technology will be installed in the country.

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