Green iron company partners with Nucor

Green iron company partners with Nucor

8th December, 2022

Electra, a green iron company, has partnered with Nucor Corporation, the largest steel producer in the US, to scale its low-temperature iron (LTI) solution that emits zero carbon dioxide emissions using low-grade ores and intermittent renewable electricity.

ArcelorMittal acquires Dutch scrap metal recycling company

ArcelorMittal acquires Dutch scrap metal recycling company

8th December, 2022

ArcelorMittal has announced that it has acquired Riwald Recycling (Riwald), a ferrous scrap metal recycling business based in the Netherlands.

First new UK coal mine in 30 years approved, amid criticism

First new UK coal mine in 30 years approved, amid criticism

8th December, 2022

UK secretary of state for levelling up, housing and communities, Michael Gove, has approved the first new UK coal mine in 30 years despite concern about its climate impacts among Conservative MPs and experts.

Latest issue: November/December

November/December

Towards the end of the summer I found myself in Sweden. I was there to interview Mark Bula, chief commercial officer at H2 Green Steel. The article was published in last month’s issue of Steel Times International and has been well-received by the industry at large. While in Stockholm I dropped into the offices of Rutger Gyllenram, founder and CEO of Kobolde & Partners, and we got chatting about green steelmaking. I suggested we put something on tape and the interview can be found on p42 of this issue.

For Rutger, the whole notion of ‘either we reach the top or we don’t go anywhere’ is misguided when it comes to green steelmaking. Yes, there are ambitious companies out there, like H2 Green Steel and HYBRIT, but most steelmakers will not reach that level for a very long time,…