2016

November 2016 crude steel production

20 December 2016 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 132.4 million tonnes (Mt) in November 2016, 5.0% up on November 2015. Read more

worldsteel announces steelChallenge-11 World Championship Finalists

07 December 2016 Brussels, Belgium

The Regional Championship took place online for a 24-hour period on 30 November 2016. This year’s steelChallenge attracted 1479 participants representing 37 countries. Read more

Automotive materials engineers and designers to gain from WorldAutoSteel’s new online workshop

06 December 2016 Brussels, Belgium

Automotive material engineers and designers can now access a new online course offered by WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association. Read more

October 2016 crude steel production

21 November 2016 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 136.5 million tonnes (Mt) in October 2016, 3.3% up on October 2015. Read more

worldsteel 2016 Steel Statistical Yearbook now available online

15 November 2016 Brussels, Belgium

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has published its 2016 Steel Statistical Yearbook, which can be accessed at worldsteel.org. worldsteel’s Steel Statistical Yearbook presents a cross-section of steel industry statistics. Read more

worldsteel Safety and Health Recognition Programme 2016

21 October 2016 Brussels, Belgium

As part of its commitment to the highest safety and health standards, the World Steel Association (worldsteel) recognises excellence in six of its member companies for delivering demonstrable improvements in safety and health for steel industry employees. Read more

September 2016 crude steel production

20 October 2016 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 132.9 million tonnes (Mt) in September 2016, 2.0% up on September 2015. Read more

World Steel Association elects new officers and welcomes new members

12 October 2016 Dubai, UAE

The Board of Directors of the World Steel Association (worldsteel) yesterday elected the following new officers for 2016/2017 at worldsteel’s 50th Annual Conference in Dubai, UAE. Read more

worldsteel Short Range Outlook 2016 - 2017

11 October 2016 Dubai, UAE

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today released its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2016 and 2017. worldsteel forecasts that global steel demand will increase by 0.2% to 1,501 Mt in 2016, following a contraction of -3.0% in 2015. Read more

The 7th Steelie Awards winners announced

11 October 2016 Dubai, UAE

The winners of the 7th Steelie Awards were announced at the Annual Dinner of the World Steel Association (worldsteel). 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. Read more

Sustainable Steel – Policy and Indicators 2016

06 October 2016 Brussels, Belgium

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today launched the 2016 edition of Sustainable Steel – Policy and Indicators, highlighting how steel and the steel industry contribute to and perform in the areas of economic, environmental and social sustainability. Read more

The 7th Steelie Awards shortlist announced

30 September 2016 Brussels, Belgium

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has announced the nominees for its 7th Steelie Awards. The winners will be revealed at the Annual Dinner of the 50th worldsteel conference in Dubai on Monday, 10 October Read more

August 2016 crude steel production

21 September 2016 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 134.1 million tonnes (Mt) in August 2016, 1.9% up on August 2015. Read more

July 2016 crude steel production

22 August 2016 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 133.7 million tonnes (Mt) in July 2016, 1.4% up on July 2015. Read more

June 2016 crude steel production

20 July 2016 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to worldsteel was 136 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2016, the same figure as June 2015. China’s crude steel production for June 2016 was 69.5 Mt. Read more

May 2016 crude steel production

21 June 2016 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 139 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2016, a -0.1% decrease compared to May 2015. Read more

Publication announcement: World Steel in Figures 2016 is available online

27 May 2016 Brussels, Belgium

worldsteel has published the 2016 edition of World Steel in Figures. The publication provides a comprehensive overview of steel industry activities, stretching from crude steel production to apparent steel use, from indications of global steel trade flows to iron ore production and trade. Read more

April 2016 crude steel production

23 May 2016 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 135 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2016, a -0.5% decrease compared to April 2015. Read more

worldsteel proposes key principles on excess capacity and structural adjustment in the steel sector

11 May 2016 Brussels, Belgium

On Monday and Tuesday 18 & 19 April 2016, representatives of government and industry met in Brussels. The OECD is a useful multilateral platform for discussion between government and industry on topics of importance to the steel industry. Read more

‘Nothing is more important than the safety and health of people who work in the steel industry’

28 April 2016 Brussels, Belgium

worldsteel has published its position paper on Safety and Health, reiterating its commitment to safety and health principles with a belief that ‘nothing is more important than the safety and health of people who work in the steel industry’. Read more

March 2016 crude steel production

20 April 2016 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 137 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2016, a -0.5% decrease compared to March 2015. Read more

worldsteel Short Range Outlook 2016-2017

13 April 2016 London, UK

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today released its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2016 and 2017. worldsteel forecasts that global steel demand will decrease by -0.8% to 1,488 Mt in 2016 following a contraction of -3.0% in 2015. Read more

worldsteel announces the world champions of steelChallenge-10

11 April 2016 London, UK

worldsteel today announced the new world champions of the 10th steelChallenge. Marcos Daniel GOUVEIA FILHO from Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP) in Brazil won in the Industry category and Eonseung LEE from Kyungpook National University in South Korea won in the Student category. Read more

February 2016 crude steel production

21 March 2016 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 120 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2016, a -3.3% decrease compared to February 2015. Read more

worldsteel launches Image Library – ‘Steel never looked so good’

15 March 2016 Brussels, Belgium

worldsteel announces today the launch of its new Image Library for the media. The library showcases the latest compliant images and videos of modern steel production processes from ironmaking to finished product. Read more

The World Steel Association launches its 3rd Steel Safety Day

10 March 2016 Brussels, Belgium

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) announces today the launch of its third annual Steel Safety Day. Read more

Steel – the Permanent Material in the Circular Economy

08 March 2016 Brussels, Belgium

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) announced today that it is taking part in Resource 2016, the event focused on the circular economy and resource efficiency, being held in London from 8 to 10 March. worldsteel is showcasing how the steel industry is at the forefront of optimal resource efficiency and why steel is essential to our modern world. Read more

January 2016 crude steel production

23 February 2016 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 128 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2016, a -7.1% decrease compared to January 2015. Read more

worldsteel announces steelChallenge-10 Regional Champions

01 February 2016 Brussels, Belgium

World Steel Association (worldsteel) announced today the Regional Champions for the 10th steelChallenge. The Regional Championship took place online for a 24-hour period on 20 January 2016. This year’s steelChallenge attracted 1,099 participants representing 42 countries. Read more

World crude steel output decreases by -2.8% in 2015

25 January 2016 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production reached 1,622.8 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2015, down by -2.8% compared to 2014. Crude steel production decreased in all regions except Oceania in 2015. Read more