Kobe Steel introduces 'Kobenable Steel'

Kobe Steel introduces 'Kobenable Steel'

18th May, 2022

Japanese steelmaker Kobe Steel has announced that it will launch Kobenable Steel – the name it gives to its CO2 reduction solution – and, according to its own survey, become Japan’s first provider of low CO2 blast furnace steel products.

Nigerian conglomerate announces plans to expand into steel sector

Nigerian conglomerate announces plans to expand into steel sector

17th May, 2022

The Dangote Group, one of the largest industrial conglomerates on the African continent, has announced plans to expand its operations into the steel sector.

Bank of England governor to be questioned over BSPS scandal

Bank of England governor to be questioned over BSPS scandal

16th May, 2022

Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey is set to appear before a group of UK members of parliament to answer questions about his role in the British Steel Pension Scheme scandal, in which thousands of steelworkers were misadvised to transfer out of their defined benefit pension scheme.

Latest issue: May/June print edition

May/June print edition

Ask anybody in global manufacturing what are the two big issues of the day – outside of the geopolitical headwinds affecting industry – and they are likely to say digitalisation and decarbonization.

Such an answer is music to my ears because back in 2015 when I started to develop the now legendary Future Steel Forum conference for this magazine, I was in at the ground floor, so to speak, talking to people who were at the forefront of Industry 4.0 development in the steel industry. The event was (and remains) a great success and now it’s even finding its way on to the diary pages of other steel magazines, which, if you like, is the proof of the pudding – the Future Steel Forum has arrived, it is now a diary event – hopefully on the calendars of steel professionals everywhere.…