Int’l Steel Conference begins today

Staff Correspondent

5 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

A two-day international conference titled ‘International Steel Conference-2018’ begins in the port city today.

‘Steel Group’, an India-based information and global networking platform of the world, in association with Steel User Federation of India (SUFI) is organising the conference at hotel ‘Radisson Blu Chittagong Bay View,’ said a press release.

The international conference aimed at increasing awareness among people of the country about use of quality steel, the release said.

Over 300 representatives from 19 countries including USA, Australia, Austria, Germany, China, Japan, Vietnam, Russia, Belgium, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Italy, South Korea and Singapore, and all major stakeholders of steel industry in Bangladesh are expected to attend the conference, it said.

The release said Bangladesh witnessed rapid industrial growth over the last two decades and steel industry is also moving forward to cope with the future demand through new and innovative technologies.

The conference will focus on addressing some key issues for benefit of the steel industry, it added.

PHP Family, Bangladesh Steel Rolling Mills Ltd (BSRM) and RSRM are the main sponsors of the event from Bangladesh.