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New cooling method radically reduces environmental impact of the steel industry

New cooling method radically reduces environmental impact of the steel industry

Press releases   •   Mar 04, 2021 08:00 CET

“We have developed cooling methods for steel that save energy, reduce water usage up to 50 percent, reduce use of natural resources and increase the product’s lifespan,” says Mohammad Jahedi, researcher at University of Gävle. No other test rig can compete with the one at University of Gävle. During the years the researchers been working, the Swedish steel industry has shown great interest.

Leasing instead of buying chemicals would make wonders for the environment

Leasing instead of buying chemicals would make wonders for the environment

Press releases   •   Jan 25, 2021 08:00 CET

​“Our concept could reduce chemical emissions in the atmosphere from today’s hundreds of tons to only 10-12 tons per year,” says Rodrigo Lozano, researcher in industrial engineering and management at University of Gävle. Originally, this concept comes from the UN industrial development organisation (Unido). It is a method to reduce trade and dumping of chemicals.

Researchers in joint effort: “We need to make our cities sustainable”

Researchers in joint effort: “We need to make our cities sustainable”

Press releases   •   Nov 02, 2020 08:00 CET

“The research school is a brilliant example of how research in collaboration with external parties can contribute to finding solutions to the challenges we are facing. Three higher education institutions together strive to be at the absolute forefront in urban development,” says Patrik Thollander, director for “Future-Proof Cities.”

Collaboration may not always be the key for “greener” logistics

Collaboration may not always be the key for “greener” logistics

Press releases   •   Oct 29, 2020 09:59 CET

Why does the logistics industry fail to achieve its environmental goals despite the abundance of technological solutions available, asks Amer Jazairy, researcher in sustainable logistics at the University of Gävle. “ This is the first time that we researchers argue that collaboration is not always to be preferred when we have green logistics as our aim. More isn’t always better.”

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