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).
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.
Tenaris has implemented a location-tracking technology inside its coupling manufacturing facility in Colombia that enhances safety and the logistics of crate movements.
Tenaris has released a new safety guide, “Working Safely in the Context of COVID-19,” as part of the strategy to protect employees, contractors and vendors and to prevent the spread of the coronavirus during the ongoing global pandemic.