2019 Member news

POSCO Declares ‘POSCO Charter of Corporate Citizenship’

25 July 2019 

POSCO declared POSCO Charter of Corporate Citizenship to commemorate the first anniversary of its new management philosophy, “Corporate Citizenship: Building a Better Future Together” announced last year. Read more

thyssenkrupp sets clear targets: Group aims to be climate neutral by 2050

02 July 2019 

thyssenkrupp aims to be climate neutral from 2050 onwards. As early as 2030 the Group plans to cut emissions from production and outsourced energy by around 30 percent. Emissions from the use of thyssenkrupp products are to fall by 16 percent by 2030. Read more

ArcelorMittal wins 2018 best raw material supplier award from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

21 June 2019 

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) recognised its best suppliers in Latin America during the company’s annual supplier conference held in June 2019 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Read more

New software robots at SSAB enable employees to focus on more value-added tasks

13 June 2019 

We have new non-human team members in SSAB. Software robots named “Ssabine” are now being used to perform several administrative tasks across the company. Read more

Sir Henry Bessemer Lecture 2019 - GREENSTEEL: a new era for steel

11 June 2019 

In this public lecture, Jon Bolton, Liberty Steel Global Business Development, will propose that increased use of existing capital efficient technologies can help the UK reduce its major dependence on imported steel with concomitant economic benefits. The event is to be held on 11 July - London, UK. Read more

NLMK Group and Lipetsk Region sign memorandum to build new waste energy recovery power plant

06 June 2019 

NLMK’s carbon oxide (CO) emissions set to reduce by 3,000 tonnes per year, GHG (СО2) emissions set to reduce by 650,000 tonnes per year. Read more

Metinvest published an interactive book about steel making

03 June 2019 

Metinvest Group, the largest iron and steel maker in Ukraine, published a book The Steelmaker's Kitchen on steel making. The book was presented in May at the Art of Steel exhibition in Kyiv. Read more

ArcelorMittal publishes first Climate Action report

29 May 2019 

This report explains how steel is made today, what our carbon challenge is, how it can be successfully addressed and what policies and support are required to make this possible. Read more

World first for steel: ArcelorMittal investigates the industrial use of pure hydrogen

28 March 2019 

To permanently reduce CO2 emissions, ArcelorMittal has developed a low-emissions technology strategy, which targets not only the use of alternative feedstocks and the conversion of CO2 emissions, but also the direct avoidance of carbon (Carbon Direct Avoidance, or CDA). Read more

Tata Steel announces vision to combat growing housing crisis

21 March 2019 

In a white paper published today, Tata Steel announced its revolutionary vision of the UK housing market, paving the way for a new breed of homes to populate our ‘Neighbourhoods of the Future’. Read more

ArcelorMittal selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, , recognising commitment to advancing women in the workplace

16 March 2019 

ArcelorMittal announced today that it is one of 230 companies selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality in the workplace. Read more

President takes part in the inauguration of continuous casting machine at Ilyich Steel

01 March 2019 

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko took part in the inauguration of continuous casting machine no. 4 at Ilyich Steel, a unique project for Ukraine, in which Metinvest invested some US$150 million. Read more

thyssenkrupp receives Daimler Supplier Award 2018 for partnership on battery assembly line

28 February 2019 

thyssenkrupp System Engineering has been honored with the Daimler Supplier Award 2018 in the category “Partnership” (International Procurement Services). Read more

Sustainalytics raises Severstal’s ESG rating

27 February 2019 

Sustainalytics, a leading independent global provider of ESG and corporate governance research and ratings to investors, has increased Severstal’s rating from 54 to 70 points (out of a possible 100) in 2018. Read more

United States Steel Announces Restart of Construction of Electric Arc Furnace

11 February 2019 

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) today announced the restart of construction on a technologically advanced electric arc furnace (EAF) steelmaking facility at its Tubular Operations in Fairfield, Ala. Read more

Materials Processing Institute collaborates with European partners on ground-breaking steel projects

11 February 2019 

Leading UK steel research and innovation centre, the Materials Processing Institute, has helped to secure nearly £1m (€1,066,123) worth of European funding for ground-breaking steel research projects. Read more

POSCO Receives the First EPD Certification As Steel Company

01 February 2019 

POSCO became Korea’s first steel company to obtain the Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) certification from the Ministry of Environment. Read more