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S. Korean Steelmakers to Use Oyster Shell Waste for Steelmaking

S. Korean Steelmakers to Use Oyster Shell Waste for Steelmaking

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — POSCO and Hyundai Steel Co., South Korea’s two largest steelmakers, will start using oyster shells as a secondary base material for steel production. Both companies were inspired by the fact that oyster shell substances are similar to the limestone used for sintering and have been developing a recycling technology [...]

Seoul City to Offer Subsidies to Low-income Groups for Pet Medical Treatment

Seoul City to Offer Subsidies to Low-income Groups for Pet Medical Treatment

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Tuesday that it will start a ‘neighborhood animal hospital’ program that offers medical treatment for pets raised by members of vulnerable groups. The program will help financially vulnerable groups to provide medical treatment for their pet animals, including basic health check-ups, mandatory vaccines and [...]

KBO to Develop Metaverse Platforms and NFTs

KBO to Develop Metaverse Platforms and NFTs

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) is reaching out to young baseball fans with metaverse platforms and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The KBO, jointly with the league’s title sponsor Shinhan Bank, plans to introduce collaboration events by setting up metaverse platforms through which baseball fans can enjoy various services online. The [...]