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Growing steel demand in India to increase carbon emissions by 600 MT: TERI
By : Sustainability ..., Jan 31, 2020
India's steel demand is likely to more than quadruple in the next 30 years, resulting in rise in carbon dioxide emissions by around 600 million tonnes, a report by the think-tank The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) said on Thursday. The report, released on the second...Read more..
Subject Tags: Carbon dioxide emissions , energy efficiency , steel , TERI
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.
Subject Tags: clean production , fuel , hydrogen , industry news , international news , non-fossil fuel energy , steel
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: India , pollution , steel , Water Management
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: Business , Lincoln Electric , NanoSteel , steel , Technology
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...Read more..
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...Read more..
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...Read more..
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: energy , Resource Efficiency , steel , Technology
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: Business , energy , Policy Tracker , steel
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: Business , energy , Environment , Outokumpu Group , steel , sustainability , Technology , Tuomas Haikka