Up Coming Events

28-30 Apr 2024

SteelOrbis Spring 2024 Conference & 90th IREPAS Meeting


What you will find at this conference:

  • You will acquire a better understanding of the global market situation before planning your strategy and will gain an accurate picture of supply and demand and steel price levels.
  • You will have the opportunity to hear the plans of major producers and traders.
  • You will be able to listen to discussions of the latest global economic issues.
  • You will have the chance to interact and create new business partnerships with the world's major long steel producers, traders and raw material suppliers (SteelOrbis).

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03-07 Jun 2024

13th European Electric Steelmaking Conference 2024


This event is one of the most significant gatherings of steel producers, plant manufacturers, and suppliers as well as research institutes and universities from around the world to discuss the newest technologies and developments in the field of electric steelmaking (VDEh).

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26-28 Jun 2024

Nordic Steel Construction Conference 2024


The Nordic Steel Construction Conference has been held for over 50 years and rotates between the four Nordic countries. The conference is mainly about: High-strength steels, Stainless steels, Cold-formed structures, Bridge structures, Building structures, Sustainable structures, Composite steel structures, and much more (World of Steel).

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16-17 Sep 2024

DVS Congress 2024


Die aktuelle gesellschaftspolitische Diskussion in Deutschland zeigt gerade für das produzierende Gewerbe enormen Handlungsbedarf. Eine bedeutende Rolle bei der Umsetzung der zukunftsweisenden Herausforderungen wie Energie, Mobilität, Klimaschutz, Nachhaltigkeit und Gesundheit nimmt dabei auch die Füge-, Trenn- und Beschichtungstechnik ein. Um diesen Anforderungen gerecht zu werden, müssen sich Unternehmen verstärkt auch Themen wie Kreislaufwirtschaft, Recycling und CO2-Footprint stellen (DVS Verband).

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24-25 Sep 2024

AKT - Aachen Body Engineering Days 2024


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07-11 Oct 2024

European Continuous Conference


The ECCC will cover the main topics of continuous casting. The conference program provides information on the latest developments in control and automation, advanced continuous casting technologies and continuous improvement of product quality.(VDEh).

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08-09 Oct 2024

Copper Alloys 2024

In cooperation with the Swedish institute RI.SE, the Copper Association organizes an international congress for copper processing companies every two years. The application-oriented event offers the entire copper-related industry and research landscape an exchange of expertise at an international level. The conference topics deal with global challenges, related improvements and adjustments to technology as well as new applications and processes (Institute of Scrap and Metal (Kupfer).

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World crude steel production 1950 to 2017 (Millions tonnes)

Source and statistics: wordsteel


Top 20 steel-producing countries 2017 (Millions tonnes)

Source and statistics: worldsteel

Steel production and use: geographical distribution in 2007

Source and statistics: wordsteel

Apparent steel use per capita 2017 (in kilogrammes)

Source and statistics: wordsteel