For example, according to the Nippon Steel Corporation's 2008 Environment Report, Japan's steel production process has a water circulation rate of 90%; re-use of byproduct gases, which are produced in blast furnaces and coke ovens, stands at 100%; conversion of blast-furnace slag and other byproducts for other uses, such as in cement or pavement, stands at 98%; and the energy-efficiency rate for steel production is 60%, due to waste-heat recovery."NIPO-199", "2298472"
lightweight steel vehicle
By export weight, steel products were the greatest, at 34.8 million tons, and accounted for 24% of the total."NIPO-115", "2276637"