Steelworks at Middlesbrough, UK.
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Low-carbon alternatives for steelmaking are numerous – but which will be ready in time?
Just as thermal coal can be replaced with clean energy from renewables, we can use low-emissions steel manufacturing to phase out metallurgical coal.
A finished steel coil is marked with its information by a worker at a mill in Farrell, Pennsylvania.
President Trump's new tariffs suggest he doesn't understand why American steel and aluminum have been hurt in the first place.
A worker at an auto parts plant in Orion Township, Michigan, lifts coiled steel into place.
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The president has promised to put a stop to foreign companies 'dumping' steel on US markets. Former President Bush tried the same thing, and here's what happened.
New government procurement rules negotiated into the ABCC bill by Nick Xenophon are set to favour local Australian steel producers over their Chinese rivals.
Changes to construction material requirements from negotiations on the ABCC will give Australian steelmakers a chance to step-up.
Awaiting a more useful life?
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The world's landfills are growing, which has prompted the search for new industrial processes that can use everyday waste items in some surprising ways.
Steel: red hot and dirty.
Iron and steel are components of an almost limitless number of infrastructure and consumer goods. From forks to tanks, syringes to satellites, cars to computers, from buildings to the power stations that…