The World Steel Association (worldsteel) is one of the largest non-profit organization that acts as the focal point for the steel industry. Among various roles of worldsteel, the organization provides extensive information including the latest news on innovative steel use around the world. Today, we would like to share worldsteel’s recent publish on their social channel and website.
The Global Contribution of the Steel Industry
Did you know that steel is making the world a better place every day? The amount of daily steel production is enough to build 548 Eiffel towers. Also, steel companies provided 7.8 days of training to each employee in 2013 and 8 million people which is about the same as the population of Switzerland, is working in the steel industry. Moreover, the $100 billion paid in tax is equivalent to putting 10 million students through school each year or building 5,000 new hospitals!
Watch this interesting video created by worldsteel to learn about steel’s global contribution!
Can You Imagine Your Day without Steel?
As mentioned above, steel is enriching the world every day. And, this marvelous material accompanies us through the day: in the bedroom, at work and every where we go. Did you know that steel is indispensable to our daily lives? If you are doubtful, just check the infographic below!
Even More Steel?
Have you ever imagined how pervasive steel is? Can you think of more steel use in our everyday life? Check out our previous postings to learn about the material’s ubiquitous presence in our life and share with us if you can think of anything more!
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In September 2013, the worldsteel launched its #lovesteel campaign for social media and worldsteel website. The #lovesteel campaign is a series of short videos that highlight working experiences in the steel industry. The series consists of interviews of people of worldsteel member companies, and their insights on exciting world of the steel industry to inspire young people who are interested in steel career.
POSCO Also Participated!
In fact, as a member company of worldsteel, POSCO was one of the participants of the campaign. The 14th video of the series features Yerim Kim who is working in Investor Relations at POSCO. Let’s find out what inspires Yerim to work in the steel industry by watching the video below.