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16 June 2021

Press release Saarstahl, SHS - Stahl-Holding-Saar

Saarstahl bid for the two French steel plants Liberty Ascoval (Saint-Saulve) and Liberty Rail Hayange (Hayange): A new industrial project for the future of the Nord and the Moselle

Saarstahl confirms its bid to Liberty Steel Group for the acquisition of its two steel plants Liberty Ascoval (in Saint-Saulve, Nord, hereafter "Ascoval") and Liberty Rail Hayange (in Hayange, Moselle, hereafter "Hayange"). This bid supports an industrial project for the future of the two plants, but also for an enduring development of industrial activities in the Nord and Moselle regions.

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27 May 2021

Innovation for the future

Stefan Kaufmann, Federal Innovation Commissioner for Green Hydrogen (BMBF), is gathering information about the Green Steel initiative and about the use of hydrogen at Dillinger and Saarstahl

Dr. Stefan Kaufmann, Innovation Commissioner for Green Hydrogen at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), visited the Dillingen site today together with Ammar Alkassar, Saarland’s representative for innovation and strategy (Saarland State Chancellery), and Markus Uhl, a member of the Bundestag, to learn about the next important steps for the steel partners in Saarland on their way to carbon-neutral steel production.

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29 April 2021

Press release Dillinger, Saarstahl und Paul Wurth

“Green steel” initiative: cutting carbon with H2Syngas

With “H2Syngas”, Saarstahl and Dillinger have joined with Paul Wurth, a Luxembourg engineering company belonging to the SMS group to use their own process gases and significant quantities of hydrogen in the blast furnace process. The associated pilot plant, which is being built in cooperation with Paul Wurth, is scheduled to begin operating this summer.

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30 March 2021

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Saarstahl’s sustainability efforts again earn gold in 2021

The strong and long-standing commitment of Saarstahl to corporate social responsibility (CSR) was again rated worthy of a gold medal in 2021 by EcoVadis, an international provider of sustainability ratings. Saarstahl had already been honored with a gold rating in 2020. This year the company scored 72 points, placing the Saarland steel company among the top three percent of companies in its industry category. The CSR rating by EcoVadis confirms that responsible action and sustainable management are central components of Saarstahl's corporate policy.

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23 March 2021

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Key figures for the 2020 financial year for Dillinger Group and Saarstahl Group

• Another difficult financial year: The coronavirus pandemic exacerbated an already strained situation during the year • Net sales thus fell considerably: by 21.2% to €1.645 billion in the Dillinger Group and by 23.7% to €1.684 billion in the Saarstahl Group • Dillinger Group closed the financial year with an EBITDA of -€68.9 million and an EBIT of -€192.8 million / Saarstahl Group recorded an EBITDA of -€70.4 million and an EBIT of -€171.2 million • Saarstahl (71.2 %) and Dillinger (62.1 %) continue to have good equity ratios • Both companies report a significant recovery in demand at the beginning of the year • Forecasts for all of 2021 are cautiously optimistic but remain fraught with uncertainty, in particular due to the further development of the pandemic • Dr. Karl-Ulrich Köhler, Chairman of the Board of Management of Dillinger and Saarstahl: “We need to accelerate implementation of the cost-cutting program and accomplish the turnaround quickly, effectively and permanently”

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17 March 2021

Press release Saarstahl und Dillinger

More energy and lower emissions – new circular cooler dedusting system benefits the environment

The new dedusting system for the circular cooler with an integrated heat recovery system at sinter plant 3 of ROGESA Roheisengesellschaft Saar mbH, a joint subsidiary of Dillinger and Saarstahl, is significantly helping improve environmental protection at the Dillingen location. The environmental project represents an investment of EUR 28 million.

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