Steel sector decarbonisation roadmap workshop

  • Venue: Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), 19 Fredman Drive, Sandton (Johannesburg)

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Roadmap workshop for decarbonisation of the steel sector in South Africa
                                       18 April 2023, 09.00-17.00 IST


Media release:  Industry stakeholders gather in South Africa to map decarbonisation challenges and opportunities in the iron and steel value chain

Media article: South Africa’s green direct reduced iron export potential highlighted as industry mulls decarbonisation options - Terence Creamer (Engineering News 18 April 2023)

Media article: SA's green steelmaking "ä matter or utmost urgency" - Michele Gumede (Business Day 19 April 2020)

08:30-09:00  Registration and coffee

09:05-09:30  Welcome and introduction to the workshop

09:30-09:50  South Africa’s iron & steel sector

09:50-10:10  South African case – DRI H2

10:10-10:20  Q & A

10:20-10:35  Overview of LeadIT initiative & walk-through of the road mapping tool and aims

10:35-10:50  Tea & coffee

10:50-11:45  Panel discussion: Current context and transition

11:45-12:45  Lunch

12:50-13:15  Examples of decarbonization strategies and plans from around the world: JSW Steel

13:15-14:45  Activity 1: Vision and challenges activities

14:45-15:00  Coffee break

15:00-16:30  Activity 2: Key actions and actors

16:30-16:45  OECD presentation on South African iron and steel process

16:45-17:00  Next steps and closing