EU GREEN STEELMAKING: SSAB delivers world's first fossil-free steel to Volvo

Swedish steelmaker SSAB has produced and delivered the world’s first fossil-free steel, it said on Wednesday August 18.

At a ceremony at SSAB Oxelösund, the company announced that it has produced what it says is steel made with iron produced using HYBRIT technology, meaning the iron is reduced by 100% hydrogen instead of coal and coke.
The technology was developed through a partnership between SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall formed to develop a method for fossil-free iron and steelmaking.

SSAB Oxelösund described the trial delivery as an important step toward a completely fossil-free value chain. The goal...


Carrie Bone

August 18, 2021

17:56 GMT