07/02/2023YK Steel, Korea, has commissioned SMS group to supply a new minimill with integrated melting, casting, and rolling and including all electrical and automation systems. Instead of relocating and upgrading an existing plant, originally planned at the end of 2021, YK Steel instead opted for a completely new minimill.
31/01/2023The Akita Noshiro offshore wind farm project, which recently began commercial operation, is the first large-scale offshore project ever built in Japan. Dillinger supplied approximately 26,300 tons of heavy plate for the monopile foundation structures, in thicknesses ranging from 50 to 100 mm.
25/01/2023With its “Green Steel” white paper, the Swiss Steel Group has already made public an offensive for ecologically produced, low-CO2 steel. Now the company is expanding this paper, which provides customers and interested parties with clear information on all measures.
24/01/2023Metals producer AFV Beltrame Stahl Gerlafingen has recently contracted Primetals Technologies to upgrade its wire rod mill in Gerlafingen, a city in the canton of Solothurn, located in the north-western part of Switzerland. The scope of supply includes an Intelligent Pinch Roll and High Speed Laying Head.
16/01/2023As part of their business partnership, ArcelorMittal will supply C.D. Wälzholz GmbH & Co. KG with low carbon emissions wire rod from the Hamburg plant in the future. These steels are produced on the basis of scrap and renewable electricity (100 percent). The low carbon footprint of 504 kg CO2/t of steel is confirmed with an official Environmental Product Declaration (EPD).
11/01/2023The Nordic steel market is diverse and a lot of business goes through distributors to small and medium-sized companies. Now, that Stena Stål has signed a letter of intent with SSAB, another link in the value chain has been added to the future fossil-free steel market.
19/12/2022Greek aluminum manufacturer ElvalHalcor S.A. has equipped its cold rolling production plant in Oinofyta, close to the Greek capital of Athens, with an Airwash™ system for exhaust air cleaning from SMS group. In autumn 2022, Elval granted SMS group the final acceptance certificate, marking the successful completion of the project.
19/12/2022The automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with the French hydrogen producer Lhyfe regarding the production and purchase of green hydrogen. Lhyfe produces and supplies green hydrogen for mobility and industrial applications.
14/12/2022For the seventh year in a row, CDP has recognized thyssenkrupp AG as one of the world’s leading companies in climate protection. With its sustainability strategy, thyssenkrupp contributes to reducing emissions, lowering climate burdens and sustainably supporting the development of a CO2-free economy.
13/12/2022The unique watch, named Time for Decarbonization, has been created using fossil-free steel powder. After a quick detour to the UN Climate Change Conference COP27 a short while ago, the watch will be launched on December 6. The first drop has been limited to 20 watches, with the aim to scale up production in May 2023.