Sweden moves one step closer to green steel

Energy firm Vattenfall, steel company SSAB and mining group LKAB are working on a project which aims to deliver the ‘world’s first’ fossil-free iron ore pellets

Sweden launches its ‘first’ wooden wind power tower

Carbon dioxide absorbed by trees as they grow is stored in the wooden tower, which means that the wind turbines are climate-neutral

UK scientists win £1.2m to investigate ways to decarbonise steel industry

Steel manufacturing is a high carbon process and every tonne that is manufactured creates around 1.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide

ArcelorMittal Europe steels itself to cut carbon emissions by 30% before 2030

The steelmaker says the pledge will help it contribute to the European Commission’s Green Deal

British Steel to be sold to Chinese firm Jingye

The news comes after the steel company, which directly employs around 5,000 people, collapsed into insolvency in May after months of financial pressure

US invests $56.5m in advanced clean coal technologies

A total of 32 winners will share the funding for projects including carbon capture, utilisation and storage and steam turbine efficiency

Turkish army pension fund in exclusive talks to buy British Steel

The full transfer is expected to take place before the end of the year

ArcelorMittal aims for carbon neutral steelmaking in Europe by 2050

The steel industry accounts for around 7% of global emissions

EU approves sale of ArcelorMittal’s steel assets to Liberty House

It was a condition set by the Commission for its acquisition of Italian steelmaker Ilva

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ArcelorMittal investigates hydrogen gas for clean steel production

The company is launching a new project in Hamburg it expects to cost around €65 million