2020 Member news

JFE Steel Launches Center for In-house Digital-transformation Initiatives

20 July 2020 

JFE Steel Corporation announces today the opening of its JFE Digital Transformation Center (JDXC™) as a hub for company-wide digital-transformation (DX) initiatives incorporating data science and the latest ICT. Read more

JFE Steel: Nine companies have started “Ship Carbon Recycling WG”

16 July 2020 

Japanese nine companies have started the Ship Carbon Recycling Working Group formed within Japan’s Carbon Capture & Reuse (CCR) Study Group. Read more

POSCO 1% Foundation Launches New Project to Put Disabled Artists on the Map

03 July 2020 

POSCO 1% Foundation (Chairman Jeong-Woo Choi) launched a new project called ‘CollaboArtion = Collaboration+Art’. It is expected to attract the public’s attention for disabled artists. Read more

thyssenkrupp’s water electrolysis technology qualified as primary control reserve

30 June 2020 

thyssenkrupp has reached a further milestone in the reliable use of renewables: Its proprietary water electrolysis technology for the production of green hydrogen meets the requirements for participation in the primary control reserve market. Read more

160,000Tons of HBIS Steel Building A Major Hydropower Project on Jinsha River

29 June 2020 

Wu Dongde Hydro Power plant launched its first generators, a brand new 10 million KW class hydro power plant of the country, in which HBIS delivered over 160,000tons of premium steel. Read more

NLMK Russia Long companies awarded Environmental Product Declaration certificates

25 June 2020 

NLMK Ural and NLMK Kaluga, part of NLMK Russia Long Products Division, have been awarded Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) certificates for rebar. EPD certification will boost the competitiveness of NLMK products in Russian and international markets. Read more

Severstal uses Artificial Intelligence to further boost productivity at Cherepovets Steel Mill

25 June 2020 

A team of specialists from Severstal Digital, part of PAO Severstal, one of the world’s largest steel and steel-related mining businesses, working with experts in flat rolled products from the Cherepovets Steel Mill have successfully increased the productivity of a machine learning model. Read more

POSCO Uses Steel Slag to Create a Sea Forest and Save the Marine Ecosystem

03 June 2020 

On May 28, POSCO launched a sea forest cultivation program in Ulleung Island to mark the National Ocean Day (May 31). Read more

Severstal invests in new long-range wire mill at CherMK long-range rolling mill

20 February 2020 

PAO Severstal, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, announces the construction of long-range wire mill 170 in the long-rolling production segment Read more

NLMK pilots automated production planning system

30 January 2020 

NLMK Lipetsk, the flagship site of NLMK Group, has embarked on piloting an automated production scheduling system. The system is integrated into business processes at all stages of production and sales planning. Read more