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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?

26 February 2018

January 2018 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to worldsteel was 139.4 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2018, a 0.8% increase compared to January 2017.

22 February 2018

#lovesteel: Steel and sport

At the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, 92 nations compete for 102 medals, with many athletes relying on high-performance steel to get results.

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.

13 February 2018

Is it time for China to switch to EAF steelmaking?

Frank Zhong, worldsteel Beijing office Chief Representative and Advisor on economics, raw materials and markets, discusses the future of electric arc furnace (EAF) steelmaking in China.

8 February 2018

Financial strategy for steel companies

The 20th edition of worldsteel’s steelManagement course concluded in Brussels today. A recent addition to the course was learning about financial management using the steelBusiness game.

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.