20.09.2023The German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) has gained new insights into the origin of liquid-metal embrittlement (LME) of steels. The research focused on high-strength galvanised steels, which are especially used in the automotive industry.
20.09.2023ResponsibleSteel is a global multi-stakeholder initiative for sustainability standards and certification involving diverse stakeholders in the steel industry. The initiative wants to be a driving force worldwide for socially and environmentally responsible production of climate-neutral steel.
20.09.2023thyssenkrupp is driving forward its transformation with the reorganization of the portfolio and the launch of its group-wide performance-oriented program “APEX”.
20.09.2023Tata Steel Nederland has signed an agreement with Swedish metals company Boliden for the procurement of Low-Carbon Zinc, which is zinc with one of the smallest carbon footprints of any refined zinc in the world.
20.09.2023Hydro reaches a milestone with the opening of the new HyForge casting plant at the aluminum recycling plant in Rackwitz, Germany. The company is responding to the automotive industry's decarbonization efforts and increasing the use of recycled scrap. Hydro made an investment of 40 million euros here.
20.09.2023German cold-rolled steel strip producer Waelzholz has ordered a new four-high reversing mill to increase the production of high-performance steel strip as part of its expansion project at Waelzholz Brasmetal in São Paulo, Brazil.
20.09.2023Today, non-destructive testing methods are among the standardized and most frequently used quality testing methods in industry.
20.09.2023In 2022, global direct reduced iron (DRI) production was 127.36 million tonnes (Mt), almost 6.9% higher than the previous record of 119.2 Mt set in 2021. Global DRI production has increased by almost 55 million tons or around 75% in the last six years.
20.09.2023At ArcelorMittal, the decarbonization of steel production is a central topic for the future - there are also concrete plans for the transformation of the plant at the Duisburg site in order to produce climate-neutral production by 2030.
20.09.2023To develop digital core production, three technology providers leading in their respective areas have successfully continued their long-standing partnership.