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.

Artist's impression of Snap Interlock Module System structure
1 August 2019

New modular system could transform construction

The Snap Interlock Module System (SIMS) is an elegant, steel-built innovation that could shake up modern construction methods

27 June 2019

Steel helps power the vehicles of the future

As the next wave of electric vehicles (EVs) begins to hit the roads, steel is set to play a vital role in the chassis, engines and charging stations.

A row of manuscripts and cases in storage
12 June 2019

Stainless steel cases safeguard ancient manuscripts

St. Catherine’s monastery in Egypt is protecting its priceless collection of ancient manuscripts using precision-engineered stainless steel cases.

5 June 2019

Stainless steel straw could see end of single use plastics

As the backlash against plastic continues, the drinking straw is in drastic need of a redesign. Does a collapsible version made from stainless steel hold the answer?

21 May 2019

New steel for oil pipelines prevents leaks

A newly-developed steel grade is improving the integrity of pipelines and reducing the environmental impact of Russia’s oilfields

The Honda Odyssey
29 April 2019

How steel helped create the safest minivan yet

The Honda Odyssey makes innovative use of advanced high-strength steels (AHSS) to increase passenger safety and improve fuel efficiency

23 April 2019

Steel-suspended space lab will mimic lunar environment

The Avatar X space exploration campus in Japan will feature a futuristic robotics research facility suspended on steel cables over a moon-like crater.

8 April 2019

Modern retro racer uses steel for style

Infiniti’s steel-built electric racer combines old-school looks with modern power to create a striking showcase for motorsport’s potential future.

25 March 2019

Steel helps unlock sanitation in India’s schools

India’s steel industry – and steel itself – are indispensable in providing the sanitation facilities that the country’s sustainable development requires