Major role for Russian steelmaker in green startup initiative

Russian steelmaker in green startup initiative

13th August, 2020

Russian steelmaker NLMK Group, which claims to be the largest steelmaker in Russia and one of the most efficient in the world, took on the role of strategic partner in the GreenTech Startup Booster (GTSB), Russia's first accelerator for environmental startups.

Electric Arc Furnace for ArcelorMittal/Nippon Steel Calvert

Electric Arc Furnace for ArcelorMittal/Nippon Steel Calvert

13th August, 2020

ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel and mining company, intends to build an electric arc furnace (EAF) steel making facility at ArcelorMittal/Nippon Steel (AM/NS) Calvert.

ThyssenKrupp to invest in new walking beam furnace

ThyssenKrupp to invest in new walking beam furnace

10th August, 2020

German steelmaker thyssenkrupp is to invest in a new walking beam furnace in its Hot Strip Mill 2 in Duisburg as part of the company's Strategy 20-30. The new equipment will ensure a significantly improved surface quality of premium sheets, which are used for exterior car body shells.

Latest issue: July-August 2020

July-August 2020

We're not out of the woods yet, but here's hoping...

It would be wrong of me to suggest that COVID-19 is packing its bags and heading home (wherever that might be), but the fact that ‘other news’ is making itself known – think Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, Prince Andrew and, dare I say it, Brooklyn Beckham’s ‘happy news’ – is a sure sign that the mass media is getting bored with stories of governmental incompetence.

Over here in the UK the daily press briefings by the British Government stopped some weeks ago and now, far from frightening us all to ‘stay home, protect the NHS and save lives’, Boris Johnson and his sidekicks Matt Hancock and Rishi Sunak, are advising us to throw caution to the wind, use public transport and eat out in pubs and restaurants –…