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SSAB Celebrates Start of Work on EAF 

29 Nov 2023 - SSAB has broken ground on a SEK6.2 billion (approximately US$600 million) project to install an electric arc furnace and ancillary equipment at its Oxelösund plant in Sweden. 

BlueScope Steel Selects Danieli Technology for Decarbonization Project

20 Nov 2023 - BlueScope Steel’s New Zealand Steel has ordered a Danieli Digimelter furnace as part of its plans to reduce its CO2 emissions. 

Outokumpu Takes Position in Biocarbon Producer

13 Nov 2023 - Stainless steel producer Outokumpu has acquired a 20% stake in a biocarbon producer, a move that locks up a supply of the material. 

Nucor Announces 2050 Net-Zero Goal 

13 Nov 2023 - Nucor Corp. has set a goal to achieve net-zero emissions target for 2050 under the Global Steel Climate Council’s Steel Climate Standard. 

Rooftop Solar Installation to Help Power Rebar Mill

13 Nov 2023 - Philippines rebar maker Real Steel is investing the equivalent of US$17.9 million in a rooftop solar system, according to the BusinessWorld newspaper. 

British Steel Announces EAF Conversion 

07 Nov 2023 - British Steel has unveiled a GBP1.25 billion plan to decarbonize its steelmaking process by converting to electric arc furnace (EAF) steelmaking.

U. S. Steel Unveils Electric Locomotives at Two Pennsylvania Facilities 

30 Oct 2023 - Taking a step toward meeting its sustainability goals, United States Steel Corporation has converted two diesel switcher locomotives to battery-operated locomotives, the steelmaker said Monday. 

ArcelorMittal Plant Signs MOU for Green Hydrogen Pilot Facility 

30 Oct 2023 - ArcelorMittal Tubarão and electric utility EDP will explore the potential for a green hydrogen pilot plant under a newly signed memorandum of understanding, EDP has announced. 

Salzgitter Signs Renewable Power Purchase Agreement 

27 Oct 2023 - Salzgitter has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with a solar energy developer in Germany, securing 80 MW of green power. 

JSW Steel Eyes Green Steel Plant

24 Oct 2023 - As the European Union begins to roll out its tariff plan on CO2 intensive steels, India’s JSW Steel is looking to build a green steel facility by 2030, reports the business publication Mint.

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