German steelmaker Salzgitter says it will stop using blast furnaces by mid-2030s


Salzgitter plans to phase out steel production from blast furnaces in the future. Instead, the company will implement more advanced methods of steel production.

S. Korea to expand tax incentives for R&D on carbon neutrality technology


South Korea plans to provide tax incentives for research and development (R&D) on green technology designed to help cut carbon emissions in an effort to nurture new industries.

Argentina extends scrap export restrictions again


Argentina has again extended the existing restrictions on scrap exports for one more year as of December 23, 2021, according to a statement published in the country’s Official Gazette.