2016 Member news

POSCO Group Receives Awards for Social Contribution in SE Asia

30 December 2016 

The POSCO Group took home several Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) awards for its contribution to local communities in Vietnam, Myanmar and Indonesia. For global companies it is often not easy to build successful CSR programs overseas due to differences in cultures, customs, and laws. Read more

NLMK Group to build new reheating furnace at NLMK Pennsylvania

26 December 2016 

NLMK Group, an international steel producer with operations in Russia, Europe and the USA, has signed an agreement for the purchase of the core process equipment for the construction of a new walking-beam reheating furnace to streamline the slab heating process at NLMK Pennsylvania (Farrell, PA, USA). Read more

JFE Steel Holds Official Launch Ceremony for Indonesia’s First Continuous Galvanizing Line

16 December 2016 

JFE Steel Corporation announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary PT. JFE STEEL GALVANIZING INDONESIA held an official launch ceremony to mark the opening of its continuous galvanizing line (CGL)—Indonesia’s first—at its production facility in the MM2100 Industrial Town estate in Bekasi, near Jakarta, on September 15, 2016. Read more

voestalpine invests EUR 40 million in the growing aerospace segment

05 December 2016 

Aerospace is a key strategic growth area for voestalpine, and is therefore a high priority in the coming years. Read more

Tata Steel wins 3 Awards for Excellence in Value Engineering

01 December 2016 

Tata Steel has won 3 Awards for Excellence in Value Engineering at INVEST 32nd National & 5th Asian Value Engineering Conference held on Nov 28 & 29, 2016 in New Delhi. Read more

MMK’s environmental management system passes international audit

29 November 2016 

OJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works ("MMK" or “the Company”) announces that it is now one of the first companies in Russia to have its environmental management system (EMS) certified in line with the new version of the ISO 14001:2015 International Standard. Read more

"Inkjet-printed Steel Sheets" creating designs

17 November 2016 

Inkjet-printed steel sheets developed by POSCO for steel furnishings have been receiving positive responses for their style and substance. Read more

POSCO launches new video: Steel, Our Timeless Heritage

21 October 2016 

POSCO has launched a new audio-visual presentation titled 'Steel, Our Timeless Heritage'. The presentation lasts just under 30 minutes. Read more

NLMK Group expands use of recoverables in midstream operations

17 October 2016 

NLMK Group, an international steel producer with operations in Russia, the US and European countries, has completed hot-testing of its new crushing and screening unit for the processing of steelmaking slag at its Lipetsk production site. Read more

NLMK Group wins Silver Dolphin at Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards

14 October 2016 

NLMK Group, an international steel producer with operations in Russia, the US and European countries, has been honored at the prestigious Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards 2016 international festival for the first time in its history. Read more

thyssenkrupp contributes to enhancing urban mobility in Qatar

24 September 2016 

thyssenkrupp has been awarded a contract to manufacture, supply, install and maintain more than 500 elevators and escalators for the Red Line North, Green Line and two additional major stations of Doha’s upcoming metro network. Read more

voestalpine opens research center for 3D printing of metal parts

14 September 2016 

The voestalpine Group is continuing its global drive to innovate in the field of pioneering technologies: today a new research and development center for 3D printing of metal parts was opened at the voestalpine site in Düsseldorf. Read more

POSCO's floor plate made of high Mn steel wins the Jang Young Sil Award

22 August 2016 

POSCO's floor plate made of high Mn steel wins the Jang Young Sil Award for its high resistance to vibration. Unlike conventional flooring that uses non-steel materials such as Styrofoam insulators and rubber buffer materials, POSCO's floor plate made of high manganese steel is developed by combining high manganese steel (Mn) Z clips - that has 4 times higher resistance to vibration than general steel Read more

Tata Steel inaugurates the Renovated & Upgraded TMH Clinic at Sakchi

26 July 2016 

The Renovated & Upgraded TMH Clinic at Sakchi was inaugurated today by Mr Sunil Bhaskaran, Vice President, Corporate Services, Tata Steel and Mr R Ravi Prasad, President, Tata Workers’ Union. Read more

All time high for steel packaging recycling in Europe

27 June 2016 

Recycling of steel packaging in Europe has reached a new all-time high of 76 per cent, announces APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging Read more

Carbon2Chem: Industry cooperation for climate protection and energy transition

27 June 2016 

In Duisburg today Johanna Wanka, German Minister of Education and Research, announced funding of more than 60 million euros for the Carbon2Chem project initiated by thyssenkrupp. The aim of Carbon2Chem is to convert process gases from steel production – including the CO2 they contain – into base chemicals. Read more

Metinvest will conduct safety trainings using computer games

08 June 2016 

Metinvest Group is starting cooperation with CT Influence Games (CTIG), a developer and operator of computer simulations for corporate sector. Read more

voestalpine turnouts and rails for the Gotthard Base Tunnel

25 May 2016 

The Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland, at 57 km in length the longest railway tunnel in the world, will be officially opened on June 1, 2016. voestalpine has played a key role in the realization of this record-breaking project of SBB (Schweizerische Bundesbahnen) right from the start. Read more

POSCO developed a high-resolution inkjet printed steel

09 May 2016 

Using its own technology, POSCO has developed a high-resolution inkjet printed steel, by integrating the inkjet printing technology with steel materials. Read more

NLMK continues to implement PCI technology at its blast furnace operations in Lipetsk

12 April 2016 

NLMK Group has started to install equipment for pulverized coal injection (PCI) unit its two largest and the most productive blast furnaces of its Lipetsk plant, namely blast furnace No. 6 with a capacity of 3.1 million tonnes of pig iron per annum and blast furnace No. 7 with a capacity of 4.3 million tonnes per annum. Read more

POSCO's design is now being applied to electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure

17 February 2016 

POSCO is using design in solutions marketing to expand its application scope of steel materials to electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. Read more

Tata Steel bags Global Safety Award 2016

17 February 2016 

Tata Steel’s prominence on safety at all levels of its operations received national ovation with the Company bagging the prestigious Global Safety Award by Energy and Environment Foundation today. Read more