Webinar: Sustainable design of steel structures17 March 2023
Join ArcelorMittal Steligence® for this CTA (Collegio dei Tecnici dell'Acciaio) webinar in Italian on 31 March 2023: Sustainable design of steel structures.Event news
New! EPD for XCarb® recycled and renewably produced Granite® and Estetic®16 March 2023
ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products has released its newest Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for low carbon footprint steel products: XCarb® recycled and renewably produced Granite® and Estetic® organic coated steels.Product news
Check out our updated home page13 March 2023
We have done a bit of early spring cleaning at Constructalia with a new layout on our home page.Website news
Get to know ArcelorMittal Construction’s XCarb® recycled and renewably produced product offer9 March 2023
As the ArcelorMittal group advances towards the decarbonisation of its products and processes with carbon neutrality as the final target, ArcelorMittal Construction’s product offer now also contains low carbon emission steel products for construction. ArcelorMittal Construction’s sandwich panels and long span decking range are now available in XCarb® recycled and renewably produced steel, providing another sustainable solution for the construction industry.Product news
Reusing recycled sheet piles for dyke reinforcement in the Netherlands2 March 2023
For the reinforcement of the Gorinchem-Waardenburg (GoWa) dyke in the Netherlands, ArcelorMittal Projects and ArcelorMittal Sheet Piling provided 6 kms of steel sheet piles. These sheet piles not only protect the dyke against the risk of failure, but also help reduce the environmental impact of the project thanks to the reuse of used sheet piles, themselves made from recycled steel.Project news
XCarb® for Heavy plates: bigger, greener, better
Plants at Avilés and Gijón now supply higher quality heavy steel plate with a reduced CO2 footprint, allowing customers to buy XCarb® green steel certificates to reduce their Scope 3 emissions.
Responding to the needs of modern wind towers
Following an upgrade in 2020, the No.2 continuous slab caster at Avilés has been running at full capacity, supplying plates for several major offshore wind projects in the UK, France, and the Netherlands. Since September 2021, the caster has produced slabs of up to 2200 mm width, 365 mm thickness, and weighing up to nearly 19 tonnes, broadening ArcelorMittal’s range of plates as a response to the needs of offshore wind tower mast manufacturers.
The 2020 upgrade included the implementation of state-of-the-art technologies such as Dynamic Soft Reduction (DSR) along with new systems to deliver better internal and external steel quality, including less segregation, better homogeneity, and cleaner surface finish.
A commitment to CO2 reduction
As part of its commitment to reduce its CO2 emissions by 35% in 2030 and achieve net-zero in 2050, ArcelorMittal Europe began coke-oven gas injection for Blast Furnace B in Gijón in early 2021. This initiative is reducing CO2 emissions by 125 000 tonnes a year - equivalent to the emissions generated by the annual consumption of 84 000 Spanish households.
Altogether, these investments deliver on European customers’ requirements for greener, high-quality, and heavier plates for civil engineering, wind towers, and offshore structures.
XCarb® green steel certificates
In addition, ArcelorMittal’s heavy plates qualify for XCarb® green steel certificates, which allow customers to report an equivalent reduction in their Scope 3 emissions in accordance with the GHG Protocol for Corporate Accounting & Reporting.
Denis Parein, Commercial Head for Heavy plates at ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products, commented: “These investments mean that we can supply heavy plates in the sizes and grades required for the most demanding projects, and with a reduced CO2 footprint”.
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