Category: Sustainability

SMA: Biden Should Go Big on Infrastructure, Keep Section 232

The U.S. electric-arc furnace steelmaking industry is eager to work with the administration of President-elect Joe Biden to craft better trade, infrastructure and manufacturing policies, the head of the Steel Manufacturers Association said. And those efforts could be fruitful given Biden’s moderate positions on those issues and the moderation that will be necessary to effectively […] The post SMA: Biden Should Go Big on Infrastructure, Keep Section 232 appeared first on Steel Market Update.

U.S. Steel’s “Sustainability” Efforts Go Beyond the Environment

The term “sustainability” is most often associated with environmentalism. True to the word, U.S. Steel’s 2019 Sustainability Report details the steelmaker’s mission to reduce its global greenhouse gas (GHG) emission intensity by 20 percent over the next decade. But what makes a company’s success “sustainable” over the long term goes far beyond environmental considerations, said […] The post U.S. Steel’s “Sustainability” Efforts Go Beyond the Environment appeared first on Steel Market Update.

CRU: The Immense Decarbonization Challenge Facing the Steel Industry

By CRU Senior Analyst Ryan Smith and Senior Consultant Sarah Macnaughton, from CRU’s Crude Steel Market Outlook Climate change is moving up the political agenda and putting increasing pressure on heavy industry to reduce their CO2 emissions. As the largest producer of global industrial CO2 emissions, the steel sector has a clear role to play in meeting […] The post CRU: The Immense Decarbonization Challenge Facing the Steel Industry appeared first on Steel Market Update.

AISI Study Shows Economic Impact of American Iron and Steel Industry

The American iron and steel industry supports nearly two million jobs and contributes more than $520 billion to the U.S. economy, when considering the direct, indirect (supplier) and induced impacts of related commerce, claims a study released last week by the research firm John Dunham & Associates. The study also shows that the iron and […] The post AISI Study Shows Economic Impact of American Iron and Steel Industry appeared first on Steel Market Update.