US steel shipments down 5.3%, says AISI

US steel shipments down 5.3%, says AISI

10th August, 2022

In the following news story, all quantities expressed are net tons.

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has reported that US steel mills shipped 7.6Mt of steel in June 2022, a 5.3% decrease from the 8.03Mt shipped in June 2021 and 3.8% down from the 7.91Mt shipped the previous month (May 2022).

US Steel to invest $1 billion in steelmaking facilities

US Steel to invest $1 billion in steelmaking facilities

9th August, 2022

United States Steel Corp. will invest $1 billion in new cutting-edge steelmaking technologies and facilities at its Mon Valley Works steel processing plant near Pittsburgh, the company has announced.

Job losses imminent as UK's largest steelworks remains in negotiations

Job losses imminent as UK's largest steelworks remains in negotiations

8th August, 2022

The UK's largest steelworks is facing 'crunch time' over reducing carbon emissions, a professor has warned.

Latest issue: July/August

July/August

Decarbonization is ubiquitous. From hearing snippets of news about it to being bombarded with it on a daily basis has taken only a few weeks, or so it seems. Today, virtually every news story on our website is sustainability-related and, of course, we have our own Sustainable Steel Strategies Summit coming up towards the end of September (20-21). If you’re reading this and thinking you would like to make a presentation, you can. I need abstracts by 1 August and a pre-recorded presentation, submitted as an MP4 file, by 5 September; so if you have something to say, say it at our last virtual Summit. In 2023 we are going live with the event in the United Arab Emirates and again, I’ll be looking for speakers.

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