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Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 22, 2018

Sweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels.

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Odisha pollution board seals two units of JSL plant at Kalinganagar

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 17, 2014

Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) today sealed the Cold Rolling Mill (CRM) and Coke Oven units of one-million-tonne per annum (MTPA) steel plant of Jindal Stainless Ltd (JSL) at Kalinganagar industrial complex in Jajpur district on charges of repeated violations of...

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NanoSteel Inks Deal with Lincoln Electric, Readies Automotive Trials

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 14, 2014

 NanoSteel, a Providence, RI based company focused on developing iron based alloys for the auto, mining, power and oil and gas industries, has announced a licensing deal with Lincoln Electric for a steel coating technology used in weld overlays and thermal spray applications...

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Duty imposed on coking coal; steel production cost to go up

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2014

 The government today imposed 2.5 per cent duty on coking coal import, evoking reaction from the industry which said this could lead to increase in cost of steel production by Rs 200 a tonne. 

Manufacturers, however, are not sure whether to pass it on to consumers...

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Subject Tags: Business , steel

Confederation of Indian Industry's National Committee on Steel urges new govt to increase steel capacity

By : Sustainability ..., May 19, 2014

The Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII ) National Committee on Steel has urged the new government to set a comprehensive agenda to accelerate capacity growth in steel sector to 300 million tonne (mt) per annum within the next 10 years. The key focus...

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Subject Tags: Business , steel

Pollution issues: 112 stainless steel pickling units in Delhi ordered shut

By : Sustainability ..., May 9, 2014

Taking serious note of violation of environmental regulations, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has issued a closure notice to 112 stainless steel pickling units in Wazirpur Industrial area.

“These industrial units were allegedly discharging untreated waste...

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Subject Tags: steel

Good furnace control critical for India’s growing MSME steel sector

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2014

 The share of MSME growth in the steel sector has implications on the energy footprint of major processes used to a) make and b) re-roll steel.

In both steel making and steel re-rolling, furnance operations are a critical focus point for both productivity, energy and...

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Secondary steel sector: policy stability, quality access to energy, and risk support needed

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2014

Energy efficiency is critical for secondary steel manufacturers where margins are increasingly getting squeezed by surging production costs and unavailability of affordable raw materials. These MSMEs need the right combination of energy policies at the state and central level...

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Sustainability is a requirement for competitiveness in the long run

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2012

Can you tell us something about Outokumpu operations in India? What are the current and prospective focus sectors for the organization in India?

We have sales offices in New Delhi and Mumbai, and we have recently set-up a representative office in...

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PM Presents Prime Minister’s Trophy for Excellence to Tata Steel Ltd. and Bhilai Steel Plant of SAIL

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2012

The Prime Minster Dr. Manmohan Singh has urged the steel industry to adopt the latest energy efficient technologies in our modernization and expansion programmes. He said this while presenting the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the Best Integrated Steel Plant for the Year 2008-...

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