CBMM’s main goal was to demonstrate some advantages of the usage of Niobium, which are aligned with two main global megatrends: dematerialization in the infrastructure sector and the electrification revolution, with ultra-fast charging batteries.
challenges more efficiently and sustainably.
An example is Niobium microalloyed steels. It’s known that the use of this material in the construction of buildings, viaducts and bridges, ensures a reduction of up to 20 percent in the use of natural resources and raw materials, such as the steel itself, in addition to resulting in safer and stronger projects.
around the world for the development of lithium-ion batteries with
CBMM annually invests around R$200 million in its technology program,
R$140 million of which is allocated to the steel industry and R$60 million to batteries. Intending to diversify its market, the company forecasts that in 2030, battery products will account for 25 percent of its revenue.
Thus, part of CBMM’s agenda at the event was to get to know the Masdar City, the planned city project in the United Arab Emirates that has established itself as a model of a sustainable vision. Representatives of the company the city, which is located in the middle of the desert and aims to become CO2 neutral, during the trip, seeking opportunities for the company’s projects around the world.