The future of steel…

Very insightful article by Dr Julian Allwood celebrating the achievements of the European steel industry but explaining its problem and how it could move positively into the future.

Of particular relevance to me are the 50% wastage rate for steel sheet, that 66% of scrap is exported, that the best Chinese plant has the same emissions intensity as the best European plants and that India will be building new capacity soon.

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