More green steel from Sweden

Sweden – Apart from Hybrit, another Swedish project aims to produce fossil free steel. H2 Green Steel will produce five megatons of CO2-free steel and mobilize 2.5 billion euro investments. The industrial initiative will build the world’s first large-scale fossil-free steel plant in Boden-Luleå, north Sweden, using green hydrogen. The industrial initiative, which is backed […]

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SSAB concludes IJmuiden discussions with Tata Steel

During the fourth quarter of 2020, SSAB announced that it was in discussions with Tata Steel. The companies considered an acquisition of the IJmuiden steel mill and related downstream assets. After deeper analysis and discussions, it became clear that there were limited possibilities to integrate IJmuiden into the SSAB strategic framework. Discussions with Tata Steel […]

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Swedish fossil free steel making starts now

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall are taking a decisive step toward fossil-free steelmaking with the start-up of Hybrit’s pilot plant for the production of fossil-free sponge iron. At the plant, Hybrit will perform tests in several stages in the use of hydrogen in the direct reduction of iron ore. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven started up […]

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Green hydrogen for steel production

Green hydrogen from an RWE Generation electrolyzer could help thyssenkrupp Steel Europe sustainably reduce CO2 emissions from steel production in the future. The energy company and the steel producer have agreed to work together towards a longer-term hydrogen partnership. The hydrogen required for iron production is to be produced by electrolysis, in which water is […]

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