worldsteel Short Range Outlook April 2021

15 April 2021 Brussels, Belgium The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today released its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2021 and 2022. worldsteel forecasts that steel demand will grow by 5.8% in 2021 to reach 1,874.0 million tonnes (Mt), after declining by 0.2% in 2020. In 2022 steel demand will see further growth of 2.7% to reach …

worldsteel announces the 2020 Steel Sustainability Champions

13 April 2021 Brussels, Belgium The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has recognised 9 companies as Steel Sustainability Champions for their work in 2020. Now in its fourth year, the Steel Sustainability Champions Programme commends those steel companies that are most clearly demonstrating their commitment to sustainable development. The 2020 Steel Sustainability Champions are: JFE Steel Corporation JSW Steel …

Kiss Passwords Goodbye: Cisco Secure Unveils Passwordless Future

India, March 31, 2021—Cisco Live Digital 2021— Cisco Secure, the leader in enterprise security, today unveiled the future of simple and effective security with infrastructure agnostic, passwordless authentication by Duo. Integrated seamlessly into the existing Duo authentication experience used by more than 25,000 organizations globally, Duo passwordless authentication will enable enterprise users to skip the …

February 2021 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 150.2 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2021, a 4.1% increase compared to February 2020. China is estimated to have produced 83.0 Mt in February 2021, up 10.9% on February 2020. India produced 9.1 Mt, down 3.1%. Japan produced 7.5 …

Here’s How Tomorrow’s Leaders Will Improve the World

The World Economic Forum today unveils the world’s most promising 112 Young Global Leaders under the age of 40, involved in activities ranging from advocating for public healthcare to campaigning for inclusivity in medical research They join a group of Nobel Prize recipients, Pulitzer winners, heads of state and chief executive officers committed to improving …

NASSCOM STATEMENT: DELAY ON DHS RULE ON H-1B ALLOCATION

On February 4th, 2021, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a notice for proposed delay of a rule issued in the final days of the Trump Administration that sought to change the existing H-1B selection process to prioritization based on wage level. Under the proposal, DHS will push the effective date of the …

World Leaders Urge Mindset Change to Build Trust, Foster Collective Action in the Year Ahead

World leaders met during the first Davos Agenda under the banner of rebuilding trust in a critical year Heads of state and government, chief executives and civil society leaders urged collective action to combat climate change and emerge stronger from a pandemic that has strained lives and livelihoods Partnerships and initiatives to address crucial economic, …

Global crude steel output decreases by 0.9% in 2020

Global crude steel production reached 1,864.0 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2020, down by 0.9% compared to 2019. Asia produced 1,374.9 Mt of of crude steel in 2020, an increase of 1.5% compared to 2019. China’s crude steel production in 2020 reached 1,053.0 Mt, up by 5.2% on 2019. China’s share of global crude …