Weathering and high-strength thermomechanically rolled steel plates and hot rolled strip products from SSAB’s Raahe mill are now approved by Deutsche Bahn for use in bridges.
SSAB Europe is contributing to the University of Oulu’s ongoing fundraising campaign with a EUR 100,000 donation for research in technical sciences at the university. SSAB and the University of Oulu have had close cooperation since the 1980s and SSAB is currently one of the university’s key partners. These days, cooperation is particularly related to steel research, the development of new demanding steel grades and to fossil-free steelmaking.
The first quarter · Revenue was SEK 31,575 (19,661) million · Operating profit, excluding items affecting comparability, was SEK 8,377 (1,993) million · Operating profit, including items affecting comparability, was SEK 8,162 (1,993) million · Higher steel prices more than offset lower production and higher material costs · Earnings per share were SEK 5.84 (1.46) · Net cash was SEK 5,667 (net debt SEK 8,896) million
SSAB has decided to make a donation to UNHCR, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, in support of Ukraine. UNHCR is present in the country with a structure already set up and also has vast experience in rapid response, relief and refugee assistance, including people fleeing inside Ukraine.
The air is filled with excitement. It is 9.52am, and the sound of nervous steps is setting the pace for the minutes before the beginning of the Steel Pile Day at 10am. The 15th Steel Pile Day, the second time it is being organized entirely online, is about to start. Before this moment, things were buzzing during rehearsals, as speakers were preparing for the live broadcast. There is a collective sigh of relief when the presenter of the day, Tomi Kaukinen, begins: "Welcome to SSAB's 15th Steel Pile Day".
Anssi Pulkkinen and Nestori Syrjälä’s work Ylösalasalasylös (Upside down downside up) won a public art competition held in 2019 by the Finnish State Art Commission, Lapland Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centre, Finnish Customs) and Senate Properties. A guard rail made at SSAB Toijala was used in the artwork, which was revealed at the customs post in Kilpisjärvi on the Finnish-Norwegian border in June 2021. The work is 13 meters high and 28 meters wide and refers, among other things, to the forms of the earth’s surface.
The new visibility platform for transportation track and trace (TnT) provides customers with direct real-time information about where their shipments are and when they should arrive. This streamlines tracking activities for all participants in the logistics chain.
The project to rebuild Stockholm’s Slussen hub is about halfway to completion. So far, SSAB has delivered some 117,000 meters of piles, corresponding to 10,700 tons of steel, to Skanska, one of the construction companies tasked with carrying out this massive redevelopment.
Set deep in the Mexican desert, Joper has been manufacturing agricultural and construction equipment for more than six decades. Its Volteo Pegaso tipper body made from SSAB’s Hardox® 450 wear plate delivers superior durability, productivity and safety to mining, construction and agricultural sites across the Americas.