Hot Briquetted Iron: trials in progress

Reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is one of the priorities of the steel industry in the world. One of the fastest decarbonisation option is to switch steel production from conventional converters to electric arc furnaces. This will involve the increase of scrap demand and the potential scarcity of such valuable raw material. Železiarne Podbrezová (ZP) … Continued

Conflict and expensive energy: interview with Luigi Cuzzolin

The impacts of the conflict on the steel industry and possible solutions to expensive energy including hydrogen for which Pipex Italia, Snam and Corinth Pipeworks have collaborated and already built thousands of km of pipeline for its transport. These are the issues addressed in March on Siderweb TV. Our CEO Luigi Cuzzolin then made more … Continued

Zeleziarne Podbrezova reached the record number of heats

Since its establishment in 1840, the steel mill of Železiarne Podbrezová has been characterized by the fast technology development, precision production and the high-quality standard of the final products. Over the years several significant milestones have been reached. If we look at modern history, the first automated control system was introduced in the eighties of … Continued

The path to Green Steel production

By 2050, the European Union will become climate neutral. This is the long-term vision of the European Commission, it is the goal that single nations are going to set for themselves and the purpose we are embracing as citizens. The way to achieve this objective will be difficult and will radically change our society. Therefore, … Continued