SSAB’s, LKAB’s and Vattenfall’s initiative for a carbon-dioxide-free steel industry has gained additional support from The Swedish Energy Agency. Today the agency passed a resolution to finance a 4-year long research project for SEK 99 million. At the same time, the three companies behind the initiative, SSAB, LKAB, and Vattenfall, have decided to form a corporate joint venture to spur on this initiative.
Croatia’s Duro Dakovic is getting ready to launch a new railway wagon for transporting cement. The latest Uacns model – made with SSAB’s Domex 460 MCE – is already said to be one of the lightest wagons of its kind on the market and one of the quickest and easiest to load and discharge.