New Steel established the Centro Tecnologico de Soluções Sustentaveis S.A. (CTSS) a fully owned subsidiary focused in the scientific and technological development of sustainable solutions and products for the mineral, Steel, and waste sectors.
In order to build the lab the company purchased a land from the State of Rio de Janeiro through the Companhia de Desenvolvimento Industrial do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (CODIN) of approximately 12 thousand m² situated in the Polo Industrial of Xerém, in Duque de Caxias. Currently the new Headquarters of the CTSS is under construction. The facilities count with a modern fully equipped laboratory and a qualified team of researchers and professional. In addition a last generation operational plant for iron ore processing is installed. New Steel and CTSS operate as fully independent business units, under a common management structure.