The World Steel Association (worldsteel) hosted its fifth Steelie Awards ceremony and announced the winners at the annual dinner of the 48th worldsteel conference in Moscow on 6 October. The trophies, known as Steelies, were awarded in seven categories this year.
Edwin Basson, Director General of worldsteel said: “The Steelie Awards recognise member companies or individuals for their contribution to the steel industry over a one-year period in a series of categories impacting the steel industry. The areas covered range from communications, technology, and education to environment – all areas that are vital for the industry to remain sustainable. It has been five years since we launched the awards in 2000 and we are very pleased with the achievements and progress made by member companies in those areas so far. Recognition for hard work and dedicated efforts leads to advancement and improvement which will be continued for many more years to come. Congratulations to all the winners and their accomplishment.”
The categories and winners were:
The selection process for nominations varies between awards. In most cases, nominations are requested via the appropriate membership committee and the worldsteel extranet. Entries are then judged by selected expert panels using agreed performance criteria. Journalist of the year and communicator of the year are selected by direct vote.
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The World Steel Association (worldsteel) is one of the largest and most dynamic industry associations in the world. worldsteel represents approximately 170 steel producers (including 9 of the world's 10 largest steel companies), national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes. worldsteel members represent around 85% of world steel production.