China leads global drive toward more electricity-based steelmaking
Published: Wednesday, 05 December 2018
Increased availability of scrap in China and more stringent pollution controls are boosting the proportion of EAF-based production in the nation's steelmaking capacity, delegates heard at a steel and iron conference in Vietnam.
China is the principal driver of growth in electricity-based
steelmaking globally, an effort that is supported by the
country’s ecological policies and the increasing
availability of scrap steel, experts said at a recent industry
By 2030, around 33% of China’s steel is expected
to be produced using electric-arc furnaces...