Question: What is steel?
Answer: Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon containing less than 2% carbon and 1% manganese and small amounts of silicon, phosphorus, sulphur and oxygen. Steel is the world's most important engineering and construction material. It is used in every aspect of our lives; in cars and construction, refrigerators and washing machines, cargo ships and surgical scalpels.
Question: What is the life cycle assessment (LCA) of a steel product?
Answer: This is an examination of resources and energy used, as well as emissions produced, from the steel production stage to its end-of-life stage, including recycling. Click here for more information.