News from Jernkontoret
News, press releases and consultation responses from Jernkontoret are generally published in Swedish, but a few of them are available in English and listed below.
Go to news, press releases and consultation responses in Swedish.
New tool to help align strategic decisions with the 2030 Agenda
Sweden’s Innovation Agency, Vinnova, is investing close to 10 million SEK (around US$1 million) in developing a crowd-sourced online tool to help industries, governments, civil society organizations a...
AI Can Solve Challenges in the Steel Industry in a New Research Project
The University of Skövde, Sandvik, and SSAB are involved in a new research project, with financial support from the Knowledge Foundation and support from Jernkontoret, the Swedish steel producers' ass...
Waste Framework Directive database on articles containing Candidate List substances
Jernkontoret welcomes the efforts the EU Commission is doing to close the information gaps along the recycling value chain. However, it is also important that any new system will be flexible and pragm...
EU's future climate and energy policy
Jernkontoret has responded to the European Commission's public consultation "Future climate and energy policy - a Strategy for long-term EUgreenhouse gas emissions reductions"
The EU Commission visits Swedish steel companies
On April 22–26, the authors from the European IPPC Bureau in Seville will visit Swedish steel companies to gather information for the best available techniques reference documents, known as BREFs, for...
ICRF 2018 Conference – time to register
In October 2018, Jernkontoret is organising the 3rd Ingot Casting, Rolling and Forging Conference, ICRF 2018, in Stockholm. The preliminary program includes close to 60 scientific papers and it has re...
Call for papers to the conference ICRF 2018
In October 2018, Jernkontoret is organising the 3rd Ingot Casting, Rolling and Forging Conference, ICRF 2018, in Stockholm. Abstracts should be submitted before November 21, 2017.
Swedish steel-dress goes on catwalk in China
The steel-dress worn by Swedish Song Contest host Clara Henry will on Friday, March 24 appear on the catwalk in Beijing, China.
Swedish steel fashion at the Academy Awards
Bahar Pars, leading actress in "A Man Called Ove", will step on the Academy Awards red carpet dressed in Swedish steel. The unique dress, designed by Swedish fashion designer Naim Josefi, is decorated...
Handbook for documenting industry, now also in English
"Documenting Industry. How and why?" serves as both a methodological guide and source of inspiration for documenting modern process industry. Published by Jernkontoret’s Historical Metallurgy Group, t...
Consultation on Review of Directive 2012/27/EU on Energy Efficiency
To the European Commissionen about the review of Directive on Energy Efficiency,Energy Efficiency Directive or EED, on January, 29, 2016. Jernkontorets Diarienr 27/15. Consultation on the Review
Yes to free trade - no to state subsidies
Mathias Ternell heads Jernkontoret’s trade policy in respect of China’s market economy status, the so-called MES, and its consequences for European companies.
Worldsteel's expert group on life cycle assessment held a successful meeting at Jernkontoret
World Steel Association's expert group on life cycle assessment (LCA) held a successful meeting in Sweden. LCA experts meeting in Stockholm April 20 to 22 brought together experts from the steel compa...
World Steel Association's Expert Group on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) meets in Stockholm, Sweden
World Steel Association's Expert Group on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) meets in Stockholm, Sweden The World Steel Association LCA expert group is meeting in Stockholm April 20 to 22. The group includes...
Consultation on Draft Guidelines on environmental and energy State aid for 2014-2020
To the European Commissionstateaidgreffe@ec.europa.eu Diarienr: 76331988454-11Jernkontorets diarienr: 1/14 Swedish steel industry is a highly specialized energy intensive industry which exports a larg...
Consultation on Emission Trading System (ETS) post-2020 carbon leakage provisions
Jernkontorets svar på EU-konsultationen ”Emission Trading System (ETS) post-2020 carbonleakage provisions” inskickat 2014-07-23 (pdf, 0,1 Mb). Further information: Alena Nordqvisttel 08 679 17 12alena...