New Steel Industry Engineering Program Will Demonstrate Steel Architectures for MaaS Vehicles

12 November 2020 Brussels, Belgium WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association, announced today a new vehicle engineering program, Steel E-Motive.  The new programwill demonstrate the benefits of steel for global Mobility as a Service (MaaS), characterized by fully connected and autonomous electric vehicles. “Steel E-Motive follows a long history of steel industry collaboration and commitment …

UK commemorates ‘Remembrance Sunday’ in Kolkata

Remembrance Sunday is a special day set aside to remember the sacrifices made by all those who laid down their lives for peace and freedom in two World Wars and other subsequent conflicts. At one time, the day was known as ‘Armistice Day’, but was renamed ‘Remembrance Sunday’ after World War II. The British Deputy …

September 2020 crude steel production

23 October 2020 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 156.4 million tonnes (Mt) in September 2020, a 2.9% increase compared to September 2019. Due to the ongoing difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, many of this month’s figures are estimates that may be revised …

Steel Safety Day and Safety and Health Recognition 2020

Today is Steel Safety Day, a day for worldsteel and its member companies to pause and dedicate their attention to the industry’s most important priority – the safety and health of its workers. Normally taking place on 28 April (aligned with the International Labour Organization’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work), but this …

PENETRATION OF MOBILE PHONES HIGHER THAN GLASSES IN INDIA, ONLY 50% OF POPULATION WHO NEEDS IT ACTUALLY WEAR THEM – SAYS EXPERTS AT ASSOCHAM’S ‘ILLNESS TO WELLNESS’ SERIES

The expert panel of leading ophthalmologists was holding a discussion at the ninth edition of the series themed – Eye Health Care and Online Practices During COVID-19 Suggest working for 20 minutes before a screen and then taking a 20 second break to not get affected by Computer Vision Syndrome India conducts more cataract surgeries …

NTU Singapore scientists develop ‘mini-brains’ to help robots recognise pain and to self-repair

Singapore, 15 October 2020 Using a brain-inspired approach, scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a way for robots to have the artificial intelligence (AI) to recognise pain and to self-repair when damaged. The system has AI-enabled sensor nodes to process and respond to ‘pain’ arising from pressure exerted by a physical …

Third International E-Waste Day focuses on education to raise awareness of e-waste problem

Brussels, 14 October 2020: More than 100 organisations from 50 countries worldwide will take part in the third International E-Waste Day taking place on 14th October. The event, organised by the WEEE Forum, an international association of non-profit and sector-mandated e-waste collection schemes, brings together e-waste stakeholders across the world to promote the correct treatment …

Geological Survey of India chalks out plan to mitigate impact of natural calamities during the pandemic period

Mumbai, 13th October 2020– India, like other countries is grappling with Covid-19 pandemic, with exponentially increasing contagion. Adequate preparedness in such health and related infrastructure is never wasteful, because the same can always be used during other disasters – whether natural or human-influenced, or any similar health pandemic of the future. Geological Survey of India …