Tata Steel Netherlands restarts No.6 blast furnace

Tata Steel Netherlands resumed the operation of the No.6 blast furnace at its IJmuiden steelworks on January 31, 2024. This blast furnace has been idled since early April last year due to maintenance and force majeure, and the resumption was postponed several times owing to technical problems. The unit is now gradually increasing production of…

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Viktor Macha

Viktor Mácha (1984) comes from Prague where he attended Theology and Religious Studies at Charles University. Since 2006 he has been travelling around the world at his own expense, documenting the heavy industrial sites such as iron works, steel works, rolling mills, forges, foundries and coke plants. Currently his archive comprises of several hundred mills…

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Marion Tivital

It all started a few years ago. I was just driving through Karvina to take an early evening photo of the ČSA mine when I got a call from an unknown number with a French area code.  The charming lady on the other end introduced herself as Marion Tivital (*1960), who said she had discovered my photographs and…

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