Blogs by worldsteel experts and by guest bloggers. The blogs cover a wide variety of issues affecting the steel industry. We hope you will find this section useful and look forward to hearing from you.
worldsteel Director General Edwin Basson reflects on 2020 and discusses the priorities for 2021 and the years to come.
worldsteel advocates the need for a three-track parallel approach to accelerate decarbonisation. In his blog, Andrew Purvis, worldsteel Director, Safety, Technology and Environment, discusses what this involves.
worldsteel Head of Strategic Initiatives and Raw Materials discusses four potential consequences of the accelerated focus on climate and technology for the steel industry.
Rightly managing COVID-19 has been getting a lot of attention in all our mills, but we need to remind ourselves constantly that all the 'conventional' safety and health risks are still there.
Water is vital to make steel. worldsteel Head of Environment and Climate Change, Åsa Ekdhal, discusses how the steel industry is managing water use.
Beijing Office Chief Representative Frank Zhong looks at the R&D projects Chinese steel companies have initiated around the use of hydrogen as a replacement for coal, and the challenges ahead.
worldsteel’s Head of Environment and Climate Change Åsa Ekdahl explains why we should encourage the use of steel industry co-products and the role of policymakers and steelmakers.
Why is it crucial to raise the bar as high as possible when it comes to sustainability. How does our Steel Industry Champions programme help achieve improvement. Check out our blog to know more.
Baris Çiftçi, Head, Strategic Initiatives at worldsteel looks at the impact of COVID-19 on the steel industry’s upstream sectors.
worldsteel Beijing Office Chief Representative Frank Zhong provides insight into the impact of COVID-19 on the Chinese steel industry and steel-using sectors.
worldsteel has rescheduled Steel Safety Day from April to October 2020 to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 at steel-producing sites. Read more on our blog.
worldsteel Director General Edwin Basson outlines what he sees as the two key challenges for the steel industry in the new decade.