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16 December 2021

A company goes to school

SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar and am Römerkastell School agree to partnership

Getting young people excited about technology, digitalization and science is the aim of the educational partnership between am Römerkastell School in Dillingen and SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar with its companies Dillinger and Saarstahl. The cooperation is taking place as part of the programs of the nationwide “Wissensfabrik – Unternehmen für Deutschland e.V.” (Knowledge Factory) network.

07 December 2021

Saarstahl supports the Tafel food bank in Völklingen with its Christmas donation drive

EUR 5,000 for Tafel Völklingen

On 6 December – St. Nicholas Day in Germany – the Tafel food bank in Völklingen is receiving a EUR 5,000 donation from Saarstahl AG. The volunteers used part of the money to pack St. Nicholas bags for the children of the roughly 300 families who currently visit the food bank. The remaining EUR 4,500 will be used to finance the new refrigerated vehicle that is urgently needed by the food bank, which is run by Diakonie Saar.

04 November 2021

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“Steel icon” career choice: Applicant portal open for 2022 training

Applications are now being accepted for apprenticeships in 2022 at the steel partners Dillinger and Saarstahl. In line with the motto “Steel diversity for life” (in German: “Stahlbunt fürs Leben”) the companies offer young people state-of-the-art training with strong prospects for the future. Career starters can choose between a total of 18 technical/trade and commercial professions and train to become “steel icons”.

05 October 2021

Milestone achieved

First low-carbon steel from Saarstahl Ascoval arrives in Saarland

From the outside the steel ingots – known in the industry as steel billets – look like ordinary steel. But the delivery of these billets is a special first: the first delivery of low-carbon steel from Saarstahl Ascoval, the new Saarstahl subsidiary in the north of France (Saint-Saulve), has arrived at the Burbach works. There they are rolled into wire and delivered to the first customers in the construction industry.

22 September 2021

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Dr. Klaus Richter appointed Chief Technology Officer of Saarstahl

The Supervisory Board of Saarstahl during its meeting today appointed Dr. Klaus Richter (61) as Member of the Board of Management for the Technology Division of Saarstahl with effect from 1 October 2021. Klaus Richter, who was for many years head of the company's steel works in Völklingen, has been a member of the Saarstahl Board of Management since 2013 and to date has been responsible for the Sales Division.

17 September 2021

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Stability for the future – 20 years of Montan-Stiftung-Saar

The Montan-Stiftung-Saar foundation was established on 7 September 2001 as part of the “Saarland iron and steelworks solution”. The aim of the foundation was to reorganize the ownership structure of the steel industry in Saarland in order to secure the long-term sustainability of the companies and jobs in the industry. The foundation has been a guarantor for the stability of the Saarland steel industry since 2001. In line with the purpose of the foundation, it has also become an integral part of the Saarland university landscape as a supporter of education and science.

09 September 2021

Overwhelming participation in the first joint fundraising campaign by SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar, Saarstahl and Dillinger

“One hour for people in need” raises €520,000 in donations to benefit the SR/SWR flood disaster relief campaign

The devastating disaster caused by flooding in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate has prompted not only profound sadness among employees of the SHS Group but also a strong will to donate to the cause. Many responded to the request from the Board of Management and Works Council and took part in the “One hour for people in need” campaign.

07 September 2021

Saarstahl Rail and Saarstahl Ascoval

New names for quality manufacturers in the rail and “green steel” markets

The SHS/Saarstahl Group today announced the new names for the two plants in France to employees and customers of the Hayange rail plant and the Saint-Saulve steelmaking plant based on the electric arc furnace (EAF) technology. The rail plant at the Hayange location (formerly Liberty Rail Hayange) will in future bear the name Saarstahl Rail, the EAF steel plant in Saint-Saulve (formerly Liberty Ascoval) will now trade under the name Saarstahl Ascoval.

23 August 2021

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Start of training: Into the future with Saarstahl and Dillinger

Full of anticipation, 128 trainees started their future careers today at Dillinger and Saarstahl. This is always a special day for the companies as well: Dillinger and Saarstahl have for many years relied on having a strong pool of young talent of their own and have offered their young trainees state-of-the-art training at the highest technical level. The steelmaking partners are maintaining this program even under currently difficult economic circumstances and are continuing training at a consistently high level.