Record 84% recycling rate for steel, says APEAL

Record 84% recycling rate for steel

8th June, 2021

Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has hit a new all-time high of 84%, according to figures issued by APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging. It is an increase of 1.5% and is the ninth consecutive year in which the overall recycling rate has risen.

Another SST AI platform for ArcelorMittal Bremen

Another SST AI platform for ArcelorMittal Bremen

8th June, 2021

ArcelorMittal Bremen has commissioned the artificial intelligence (AI) company Smart Steel Technologies and thereby expands the SST platform.

Redex Group introduces PROactive 'unflatness' measurement system
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Redex Group introduces PROactive 'unflatness' measurement system

2nd June, 2021

The UMS-i roll (located in the in high tension area of the S-Block ), in combination with UMS roll (installed in the low tension area after S-block exit), is at the heart of the innovative and worldwide unique proactive unflatness measurement system.

Latest issue: May-June 2021

May-June 2021

Sustainability is ubiquitous, it’s everywhere and, like a virus in a sense, albeit a good one, it’s affecting (and infecting) the steel industry. Reducing emissions to zero is a good thing, it’s going to make the planet a better and safer place to live, and if hydrogen steelmaking is the big success we all hope it will be, we’ll have a steel industry to be proud of; although we’re already in awe of steel and everything it does for us. In a nutshell it’s an amazing product. It is 100% recyclable and is used in all aspects of our lives: our cars, railways and trains are made of steel, our knives and forks, our bridges, you name it, steel is involved. We cannot live without steel, so it makes sense for the steelmaking process to be as green and efficient as possible.

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