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Steel company goes green

U.S. Steel Košice (also known as the East Slovakian Iron Works) made environmental improvements worth Sk700 million (€17.5 million) to its production facilities this year.

The company plans to invest another Sk2.5 billion (€60 million) on a second dust-removal unit in Converter Steel Plant I, the SITA news agency reported.

A subsidiary of United States Steel, the company is one of Europe's most modern steel strip producers. Customers include automotive manufacturers and appliance makers, among others.

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