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.

A view of the Tintagel Bridge in Cornwall, UK
18 November 2019

Tintagel bridge relies on steel to recreate historic crossing

What was the burning question facing the engineering team behind Cornwall’s new Tintagel Bridge?

4 November 2019

Corkscrew design pushes architectural boundaries

Torre Helea in Puebla City, Mexico uses a unique steel cantilever structure to create a ‘corkscrew’ design that gives its apartments a 360° panoramic view.

Jewel Changi airport indoor waterfall
31 October 2019

Jewel Changi airport is majestic architectural feat

A glittering, multi-faceted steel and glass dome covers spectacular indoor gardens at Singapore’s newly opened Jewel Changi Airport

Close up of
11 October 2019

How steel helped usher in the era of rock and roll

From its use in acoustic steel guitars in the 1930s, to modern pick-ups and guitar strings, steel has played a central role in the evolution of popular music.

30 September 2019

Victorinox steel gives iconic Swiss Army Knife its edge

Reimagined for the 21st century, this instantly-recognisable pocketknife has Victorinox steel at the heart of its enduring appeal.

25 September 2019

Maraging steel delivers world’s finest fencing blades

Due to its strength, flexibility and extreme toughness, professional fencers will only compete using swords made from maraging steel

11 September 2019

Steel-built rides bring thrills to theme parks across the globe

One of the world’s most prestigious rollercoaster and ride manufacturers is reliant on steel to move people in some of the world’s biggest theme parks.

Aerial view of the Kamaishi stadium, Japan
2 September 2019

Steel underpins infrastructure at World Cup in Japan

The story of Japanese rugby city Kamaishi provides a humbling backdrop to a World Cup powered by steel.

Rider on the Jebel Jais zipline
22 August 2019

World’s longest zipline built on steel

A new tourist site in the UAE relies on the enduring properties of steel for the longest zipline in the world.