Tenaris has developed a comprehensive plan to manage the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak around the world. The health and safety of our people and service to our customers remain our top priority.
We focus on manufacturing and delivering our products responsibly and safely, preventing harm to our people, our mills, our suppliers, our communities and the environment. Our approach is based on the detection and prevention of risks or unexpected events.
More than 10% of our capital expenditures are focused on projects that reduce the risks of operations and the environmental footprint of our activities.
USD 1.7 million invested in 2018 for overhead cranes improvements at Siderca mill (Argentina).
Installed a system for noise reduction at FAT3 Rolling mill in 2017 (Tamsa mill, Mexico).
USD 0.9 million investment for internal circulation improvements at Dalmine mill (Italy).
In 2018 a USD 1.9 million investment in order to improve steel shop furnaces and ladles at Siderca mill (Argentina).
Tenaris’s Siderca seamless mill in Campana, Argentina, has manufactured and delivered a new batch of 7,000 face shields to Campana City Hall as part of its response strategy to support local communities overcome the pandemic. The face shields will be distributed to students and teachers upon their return to on-campus classes.
Tenaris’s global initiative, focused on building a safety culture and leadership, has delivered “demonstrable improvements in safety and health awareness,” according to worldsteel.
Shell’s Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) team in Argentina created a new safety protocol during the down period that allowed the company to be the first operator to resume operations in May. Tenaris was ready to support when they did.