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May 2022 crude steel production

22 June 2022 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 169.5 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2022, a 3.5% decrease compared to May 2021. Crude steel production by region Africa produced 1.1 Mt in May 2022, down 18.9% on May 2021. Asia and Oceania produced …

Philips Experience Design Team led by Sean Carney named Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2022

In the last ten years, former industrial conglomerate Philips has reinvented itself as a leading health technology company. To achieve that sea-change, the company made design and technology part of its corporate strategy. Another formative influence was the effect chief experience design officer Sean Carney had on the fundamental understanding of design. This successful design-led …

Sustainable irrigation can feed billions, make agriculture resilient to climate change

Washington, DC As climate change shifts precipitation patterns, irrigation can be a powerful tool for increasing the worlds food supplyfeeding more than a billion additional people without converting natural spaces into farmland, according to a new study by Carnegies Lorenzo Rosa published in Environmental Research Letters. Population trends indicate that we will need to double …

Global nuclear arsenals are expected to grow as states continue to modernize–New SIPRI Yearbook out now

(Stockholm, June 2022) The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2022, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security. A key finding is that despite a marginal decrease in the number of nuclear warheads in 2021, nuclear arsenals are expected to grow over the coming …

Global CEOs Commit to Collective Action on Cyber Resilience

For the first time, 18 global organizations from the oil and gas ecosystem are championing a unified approach to mitigating growing cyber risks and pledging to promote cyber resilience The global cost of cybercrime is expected to reach $10.5 trillion a year by 2025; the threat of infrastructure breakdown due to a cyberattack is the …