HYBRIT Development has appointed Eva Vitell as the new Managing Director.
In her new role, Vitell will drive development work during an intensive period, develop the organisation and ensure the ambitious schedule for HYBRIT (Hydrogen breakthrough ironmaking technology) – an initiative that endeavours to revolutionise steelmaking – remains on track.
Owned by Swedish power company Vattenfall, Swedish-Finnish firm SSAB and Swedish mining corporation LKAB, HYBRIT aims to replace coking coal, traditionally needed for ore-based steelmaking, with hydrogen.
The result would be the world’s first fossil-free steel production technology, with virtually no carbon footprint.
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