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THE GREEN STEEL CHALLENGE PODCAST

A brand new podcast, created by The Willy Korf Foundation and Kallanish Commodities, to invite conversation, ignite innovation and accelerate change in the steel industry. 

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ABOUT THE PODCAST

The Green Steel Challenge

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THE GREEN STEEL CHALLENGE

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André Bier Gerdau Johannpeter is the Vice Chaiman of the Board of Directors and former CEO of Gerdau, the largest steel producer in South America as well as a major special steel producer in North America.

In this episode we hear from Giacomo Mareschi Danieli, the CEO of Italy-based Danieli group, a key equipment supplier to the global steel industry as well as a steel producer.

We hear from Sajjan Jindal, the Chairman & Managing Director of JSW Steel, one of the largest steel producers within what is now the most dynamic and exciting steel market in the world.

Hybar is a new venture that aims to become the most cost-efficient and most environmentally sustainable rebar producer in North America. In 2023, Hybar raised $700 million to build a scrap metal recycling steel rebar mill.

In the second episode, Astrid, Mike and James interview Stephen Montague, the CEO of Midrex Technologies, a globally renowned, US-based steel plant designer and developer specialised in Direct Reduction Iron (DRI) processes.

In this first episode of the Green Steel Challenge Podcast, Astrid Korf-Wolman, alongside co-hosts Dr Mike Walsh and James Moss, warmly welcome Edwin Basson and Åsa Ekdahl from World Steel Association.

COMING SOON

The Journey So Far

05/03/2024

John Lichtenstein, Managing Partner at World Steel Dynamics, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA

19/03/2024

Simon Farry, Head of Decarbonisation at Rio Tinto, Auckland, New Zealand

02/04/2024

MEET THE PRODUCER

Astrid Korf-Wolman

Chair, The Willy Korf Foundation 

MEET THE HOSTS

host

James Moss

strategy consultant & partner at First River Consulting.

host

Dr Mike Walsh

Independent Consultant

AND MEET OUR GUEST SPEAKERS

THE STEEL INDUSTRY EXPERTS