2020/12/23 Announce

Finance Minister Aso visits COURSE 50 test blast furnace

On December 23, 2020, Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso visited the site (test blast furnace and CO2 separation and collection facility) of development of the hydrogen reduction steel making process technology (COURSE 50 project) carried out at Nippon Steel’s East Nippon Works Kimitsu Area. NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) Chairman Hiroaki Ishizuka stated that he will continue collaborating with parties concerned under the COURSE 50 project and in initiatives, etc. to achieve zero-carbon steel, a long-term challenge so that outcome will be produced appropriately.