13 January 2021

New year message from the Director General

worldsteel Director General Edwin Basson reflects on 2020 and discusses the priorities for 2021 and the years to come.

23 December 2020

November crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to worldsteel was 158.3 million tonnes (Mt) in November 2020, a 6.6% increase compared to November 2019.

22 December 2020

Accelerating decarbonisation

worldsteel advocates the need for a three-track parallel approach to accelerate decarbonisation. In his blog, Andrew Purvis, worldsteel Director, Safety, Technology and Environment, discusses what this involves.

Artist's rendition of MULTI lift system
14 December 2020

Multidirectional lift system reinvents urban mobility

Engineers at TK Elevator have created an innovative multidirectional lift system that could revolutionise urban mobility and the design of large buildings.

4 December 2020

2020 Steel Statistical Yearbook published

worldsteel’s Steel Statistical Yearbook presents a cross-section of steel industry statistics. It contains comprehensive statistics from 2010 to 2019.

2 December 2020

worldsteel announces steelChallenge-15 World Championship Finalists

The Regional Championship took place online for 24 hours on 25 November 2020. Check out the names and affiliations of the regional Championship Finalists in the student and industry categories.

1 December 2020

Potential impact of COVID-19 on steel industry trends

worldsteel Head of Strategic Initiatives and Raw Materials discusses four potential consequences of the accelerated focus on climate and technology for the steel industry.

24 November 2020

October 2020 crude steel production data

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the worldsteel was 161.9 million tonnes (Mt) in October 2020, a 7.0% increase compared to October 2019.

17 November 2020

Sustainable steel - Indicators 2020 and steel applications

The new publication features the steel industry’s sustainability performance via its 8 sustainability indicators and focuses on 3 key steel applications.