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.

18 March 2019

Steel-built drills key to massive underground infrastructure

Carving their way hundreds of metres below surface-level, tunnel boring machines have revolutionised underground infrastructure.

13 March 2019

Car manufacturers look to steel for stronger, lighter cars

Advanced high-strength steels (AHSS) are helping car manufacturers usher in an era of robust, lightweight vehicles that improve fuel efficiency and lower emissions without compromising on safety.

30 January 2019

Revolution at the heart of green steelmaking

A low-carbon pilot steel production facility in northern Sweden could drastically reduce the industry’s carbon emissions.

21 January 2019

Underwater servers keep world’s data cool

As the digital economy accelerates, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to keep the world’s data centres at lower temperatures, but submersible steel modules could provide a surprising solution.

15 January 2019

Stainless steel bottles offer sustainable and healthy alternative

As worldwide concerns over the impact of plastic waste on the environment continue to grow, the spotlight has fallen on the sustainability and health effects of bottled water.

4 December 2018

How steel is crucial to Champagne making

From the mechanisation of the bottling and storage processes, to the steel caps and cages, steel plays a vital role in Champagne production.

4 December 2018

Ambitious Crossrail project leans on steel to boost UK transport networks

Deep below London a network of tunnels that links both new-build and renovated station infrastructure could mark a sea change for transport.

27 November 2018

Steel-supported tech revolutionises building damping

A steel-built structural damping system could make tall buildings safer in earthquakes and reduce wind sway without taking up valuable floorspace.

18 September 2018

The world’s toughest and most versatile vehicle?

The Paramount Marauder is a mine-protected vehicle whose steel double-welded monocoque hull gives it immense versatility and protection.