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.

28 April 2020

Economic impact of COVID-19 outbreak in China

worldsteel Beijing Office Chief Representative Frank Zhong provides insight into the impact of COVID-19 on the Chinese steel industry and steel-using sectors.

26 March 2020

Blog: Steel Safety Day 2020 postponed

worldsteel has rescheduled Steel Safety Day from April to October 2020 to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 at steel-producing sites. Read more on our blog.

15 January 2020

Blog: Making steel in the 2020s

worldsteel Director General Edwin Basson outlines what he sees as the two key challenges for the steel industry in the new decade.

17 December 2019

Blog: COP25 – cop out?

Back from Madrid, worldsteel Director Andrew Purvis reflects on the outcome of COP25 and the remaining sticking points.

16 December 2019

Blog: What matters to you matters to us

The questions from our stakeholders are becoming more frequent and more specific. Are we ready to answer to those questions? Soo Jung Kim explains the actions we are taking to address the industry's key topics.

12 December 2019

Blog: The role of steel in reducing operational CO2 emissions in buildings

Our Head of Construction Coalitions Terrence Busuttil provides four reasons why steel has its place in the transition toward net zero energy buildings.

5 December 2019

Blog: worldsteel at COP25

While at COP25 in Madrid, worldsteel Director Andrew Purvis takes time out to discuss our three phase approach to reduce global CO2 intensity.

24 October 2019

Safety leadership - A critical differentiator

worldsteel Safety, Health and Environment Director Andrew Purvis describes the characteristics of a good safety leader and the critical issues surrounding the role.

17 September 2019

Blog: Future mobility – 6 reasons why steel will meet the challenge

Kate Hickey, WorldAutoSteel, explains why steel will remain the material of choice for car owners, manufacturers and designers.