26 March 2020

#steelTalks 11: Process Safety Management

Our next steeluniversity lecture will cover process safety with bowtie: An overview of the bowtie method and the barrier management approach. The lecture will be held online on 15 April at 12.30 UTC.

26 March 2020

Steel Safety Day postponed

worldsteel has rescheduled Steel Safety Day from April to October 2020 to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 at steel-producing sites. Read more on our blog.

23 March 2020

February 2020 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to worldsteel was 143.3 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2020, a 2.8% increase compared to February 2019.

18 March 2020

COVID-19 guidance

Members in affected regions are working to reduce risk. worldsteel’s safety and health team brings information together here.

16 March 2020

Impact of COVID-19 virus on worldsteel activities

Director General Edwin Basson outlines the measures worldsteel has taken to comply to the Belgian government's position of "social distancing".

Artist's Ras Abu Aboud stadium
10 March 2020

World Cup shipping container stadium aims for post-2022 legacy

Modified steel shipping containers are being used to construct the Ras Abu Aboud stadium in Qatar for the 2022 Fifa World Cup.

25 February 2020

January 2020 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to worldsteel was 154.4 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2020, a 2.1% increase compared to January 2019.

Sarens 'Big Carl' crane
24 February 2020

World’s biggest crane ‘Big Carl’ is steel-built behemoth

The largest crane in the world, the SGC-250, uses the power of high-strength steel to deliver unprecedented lifting capacity.

Climeworks carbon collector unit
6 February 2020

Steel-built carbon capture machines are removing CO2 from the air

The Climeworks project has set up a carbon capture and storage facility at a remote site in Iceland.