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.

14 May 2018

Russia transforms its infrastructure for World Cup

Russia’s flexible steel-framed football stadiums ensure a sustainable, post-World Cup sporting legacy.

27 April 2018

Unique steel observation tower blends into Danish forest

A new observation tower of COR-TEN steel and locally-sourced timber blends in with the tree canopy and links to a treetop walk.

24 April 2018

Mobile canning system could help tackle global hunger

As much as a third of the world’s food is lost before it even reaches consumers, but a new mobile canning system could help lower waste

3 April 2018

Smart flooring could revolutionise urban environments

An innovative power and data generation technology built on the durability of steel is changing the way our urban environments consider pedestrian foot traffic.

7 March 2018

Stainless steel is crucial in fight against infection

Stainless steel’s many qualities ensure it is a vital part of maintaining the sanitary environment of operating theatres and hospitals.

1 March 2018

Are hydrogen powered trains the future of rail?

Could this silent, sustainably powered, low-emission train be the first of a new wave of environmentally-friendly rail transport solutions?

19 February 2018

A green future for cruise liners?

Work is underway on a prototype environmentally-friendly cruise ship that combines the durability of traditional materials with renewable energy technology.

14 February 2018

Steel rises to the challenges of Industry 4.0

The advent of more and more sophisticated artificial intelligence systems is allowing the steel industry to augment and improve its production processes.

7 February 2018

Amsterdam to host world’s largest sea lock

The world’s largest sea lock at IJmuiden counts on the reliability of steel to accommodate larger vessels and increase the Port of Amsterdam’s cargo handling capacity.