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ArcelorMittal Europe unveils 2050 net-zero steelmaking roadmap

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

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Europe’s largest steel manufacturer, ArcelorMittal, unveiled a plan to reach carbon neutrality in the EU by 2050. The plan is meant to align the company’s goals with the EU Green Deal and the Paris Agreement.

According to an official press release, the first route will involve investing in Smart Carbon which involves a combination of clean electricity, circular carbon (bioenergy), and carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology to offset emissions.

The second route is Direct Reduction of Iron (DRI) which involves using green hydrogen as a replacement for natural gas as a key reductant in the steelmaking process...

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