Blogs by worldsteel experts and occasionally by guest bloggers. The blogs cover a wide variety of issues affecting the steel industry. We hope you will find this section useful and look forward to your comments.

Blog: How advanced high-strength steels will enable sustainable future transportation

The Steel E-Motive project demonstrates the suitability of the latest advanced high-strength steel grades for use in fully autonomous electric vehicles. Kate Hickey from WorldAutoSteel explains how.

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Blog: Steel Safety Day 2022 – Working at heights

Today is Steel Safety Day, an opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to safety and health. In this blog, worldsteel Head of Safety and Health Carlos Martinez discusses why we should prioritise working at heights safely.

Blog: worldsteel’s new Sustainability Charter - moving the industry forward

In this blog, Clare Broadbent, worldsteel’s Head of Sustainability, discusses how the steel industry can contribute to building a more sustainable world, and talks about the launch of our new Sustainability Charter.

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28 January 2022

Blog: China’s drive towards a low-carbon future and challenges ahead

worldsteel Deputy Director General Frank Zhong outlines the measures and initiatives put in place in China to lower carbon emissions and what could slow the pace of decarbonisation.

7 January 2022

Blog: New year message from the Director General

worldsteel Director General Edwin Basson outlines our three top priorities for 2022.

Blog: The need for an evolution in safety and health

worldsteel and our members are actively working to enhance and evolve current culture and leadership practices in our industry. Find out more in our blog post on the subject.

8 November 2021

Blog: COP26 – Steel in the Glasgow Breakthroughs Programme

Andrew Purvis, Director, Safety, Environment and Technology at worldsteel, discusses what is probably the most important new high-level initiative presented at COP26, ‘The Breakthrough Agenda’, launched by the UK Presidency.

4 November 2021

Blog: COP 26 – the last best chance?

Andrew Purvis, Director, Safety, Environment and Technology at worldsteel is in Glasgow at COP26 and will keep us up to date with discussions or decisions being made affecting the steel industry. This is one of a series.

8 September 2021

Blog: What makes 3rd generation AHSS grades so unique?

How have advanced high-strength steels (AHSS) evolved? What is their added value? What role will they play in autonomous electric vehicle design?