The materials speeding up World Cups since 19862022. 11. 28
The materials speeding up World Cups since 1986
At a glance
- World Cup footballs have been made of synthetic materials since 1986
- Synthetic materials offer numerous advantages over the leather used in old footballs
- These materials are made from synthetic resins, a key business area for Samsung C&T
Celebrating its 10th birthday, BEAKER opens new ..2022. 11. 25
Celebrating its 10th birthday, BEAKER opens new ..
Known as the Brooklyn of Korea, Seongsu-dong just got even hotter. Already host to global brands such as Dior, Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci, and hip new domestic labels ADERERROR and MUSINSA, this neighborhood now boasts the third flagship location of Samsung C&T Fashion Group youth store BEAKER.
Climbing high safely with construction cranes2022. 11. 23
Climbing high safely with construction cranes
You cannot build a tall structure without a device to lift heavy objects to great heights. The most common such device is a crane, something that people have used for eons to lift things higher than human arms can reach, and to move things heavier than human hands can carry. Today’s cranes are taller than ever. But how do they work and how do they make themselves taller?
Samsung C&T’s agreement to strengthen the clean...2022. 11. 21
Samsung C&T’s agreement to strengthen the clean...
Amid growing interest in the hydrogen economy as a clean alternative to fossil fuels, Samsung C&T has taken another step towards building its related portfolio.
The company’s Trading & Investment Group signed an agreement with shipping company KSS Line on Nov. 10 that will see them cooperate on a key part of the clean hydrogen value chain.
A smarter way to play golf2022. 11. 15
A smarter way to play golf
Autumn with its blue skies, cool breezes, green grass, and brightly colored leaves is a great time to play a round of golf. The popularity of this outdoor sport is enjoying a resurgence in the aftermath of the pandemic, as people are keen to engage in physical activity in small groups surrounded by a beautiful setting. It is proving particularly popular with members of Generation MZ (the cohort that includes both Millennials and Generation Z). This sense of renewal and revival is timely, as golf is being transformed by the smart revolution, just like many other sectors.
Samsung C&T seeks 2050 Net Zero2022. 11. 14
Samsung C&T seeks 2050 Net Zero
Plan to achieve 2050 Net Zero
– Achieve 100% renewable energy by 2030 and net zero carbon emissions by 2050
? Implement solar repowering to Samsung C&T’s solar power plant in Gimcheon to increase efficiency (up to twofold increase in power generation)
? Obtain overseas renewable energy certificates and domestic green premium
Chuu in Chuurucks brings fashion to the youth2022. 11. 10
Chuu in Chuurucks brings fashion to the youth
These days pop-up stores or restaurants are popular ways to introduce people to products or foods they might not have tried before. For a limited time, a store opens in a trendy neighborhood displaying the hippest and newest lines of a particular brand. Mobile pop-up stores resembling food trucks are also popular now, introducing everything from Hello Kitty merchandise to Malibu Barbie-themed apparel to new generations of fans.
E10: How ethanol’s cleaning up gasoline2022. 11. 09
E10: How ethanol’s cleaning up gasoline
Amid an energy crisis and soaring fuel prices across the world this year, there has been increasing pressure to source alternatives to gasoline. And while electric vehicles are certainly part of that picture, a type of fuel known as “E10” continues to emerge as an important option, with numerous nations embracing this choice.
The rise of robots in the world of construction2022. 11. 02
The rise of robots in the world of construction
The arrival of robots and automated technology on construction sites is no longer science fiction. Their adoption in the building industry solves several issues at once: They increase work efficiency, improve the working environment, make construction less labor intensive, and reduce environmental impact. Samsung C&T’s Engineering & Construction Group is leading the way in introducing robots and automation to the construction industry by developing its own technologies and applying them to its work sites.
The rubber replacement that won over the world2022. 10. 28
The rubber replacement that won over the world
The global polyurethane market was recently described as a USD 100 billion opportunity, driven by demand for various applications, including furniture and building insulation.
Moreover, this material itself is continuing to evolve. For instance, there are ongoing exciting developments with the creation of biodegradable polyurethane. But what is polyurethane and what distinguishes it from other plastics?