Stainless steel association wants a level playing field

Stainless steel association wants a level playing field

28th January, 2022

In India, the Indian Stainless Steel Development Association (ISSDA), has urged the Government of India to restore countervailing duty (CVD) against dumped stainless steel imports from China and Indonesia.

Russia and Ukraine conflict raises concern over US steel supplies

Russia and Ukraine conflict raises concern over US steel supplies

28th January, 2022

The potential conflict between Russia and Ukraine risks adversely affecting US steel supplies, due to its dependence on pig iron resources from both countries.

SSAB brings forward green transition

SSAB brings forward green transition

28th January, 2022

The board of Swedish steelmaker SSAB has taken a policy decision to ‘fundamentally transform Nordic strip production and accelerate the company’s green transition’.

Latest issue: January/February

January/February

I thought I would focus the attention of this month’s Leader article on our annual conference, the Future Steel Forum, which this year takes place at the Grandior Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic, 8-9 June. This year’s event is important because it is live. Last year, the global pandemic forced us to move things online, but now we’re back and I heartily advise everybody to keep an eye out for new announcements regarding this year’s programme.

If you turn to page 10 of this issue you will see an advertisement asking potential speakers to submit abstracts for the conference. The deadline has been moved back by a month to 8 February 2022.

This year will mark the fifth anniversary of the Future Steel Forum. When I first set about developing the event, back in 2015, I pretty…