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IRON and STEEL
 

Iran Steel Industry Booming despite Sanctions

13 December 2018 Time: 07:28
Head of the Iranian Steel Producers Association (ISPA) Bahram Sobhani announced that Iran is capable of producing 25 million tons of steel in the current fiscal year (ends March 21, 2019) despite the US sanctions re-imposed against Tehran.
 

China’s 2019 steel use, output forecast to drop

10 December 2018 Time: 19:52
China's steel consumption could fall in 2019 after it accelerated to double-digit growth this year, state-run Chinese think-tank the metallurgical planning and research institute said today.
 

Importance of rare earth metals mining makes it into COP24

10 December 2018 Time: 07:19
In a series of talks that took place within the COP24 summit in Katowice, Poland, defenders of the circular economy highlighted the importance of including mining of rare earth metals into their discussions.
 

Chinese Mills Book Export Orders of 100,000 MT Billets Last Week - Sources

9 December 2018 Time: 00:54
Chinese mills have resumed billet exports owing to falling prices in domestic market, but we do not see volumes to reach 2015 levels.
 

Tata Steel Launches Tata Tiscon Super Ductile Rebar in Southern India

9 December 2018 Time: 00:42
As per the recent press release, Tata Steel has launched its best-in-class Tata Tiscon SD (Super Ductile) rebar in the southern markets and the new rebar will replace the current product, Tiscon 500D.
 

Chinese Finished Steel Exports Drop 8% in Jan-Nov’18

9 December 2018 Time: 00:32
As per market sources,Chinese finished steel exports in first eleven months of CY18 (Jan-Nov) stood at 63.91 MnT fell by 8% against 69.74 MnT in same time frame of previous year
NON-FERROUS
 

Alba Hosts Wellness Sessions to Mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

26 November 2018 Time: 22:01
Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) marked the Breast Cancer Awareness Month this year by hosting two separate events on Wellness and Health for Alba Ladies at the Oasis Hall during October 2018.
 

Henan Mingtai grants SMS group final acceptance of high-performance aluminum cold mill

26 November 2018 Time: 21:26
On October 18, 2018, the Chinese aluminum producer Henan Mingtai Al. Industrial Co., Ltd. has granted SMS group the final acceptance certificate for the new aluminum cold rolling mill established at the Gongyi location.
 

U.S. Exempts South African Mills from Steel and Aluminium Tariffs

9 November 2018 Time: 20:48
As per the latest updates, U.S. has exempted some of the South African (SA) steel and aluminium producers from the steep tariffs imposed under section 232.
 

E-MAX and Technical Service of SMS group prolong service contract

7 November 2018 Time: 22:10
ALUMINIUM 2018, the leading trade show for the aluminum industry took place in Düsseldorf from 9 to 11 October. In addition to discussing the big topics of the future at the SMS group booth, representatives of SMS group’s Technical Service also presented its service concept for extrusion press operators.
 

FATA's ECO_Rec Sand Regeneration System in Bulgaria

30 October 2018 Time: 18:35
FATA’s fully automated Eco-Rec Sand Regeneration System can save significant sums on operating costs.
 

JW to further upgrade South Carolina Al plant

29 October 2018 Time: 23:35
US rolling mill JW Aluminum will spend $8.4mn to upgrade equipment at its Goose Creek, South Carolina, facility for handling 84-inch coil to be produced by other additions set to come online later.
 

Anglo ending 2018 on high note, predicts higher output, lower costs

12 December 2018 Time: 07:48
Global miner Anglo American (LON:AAL) is ending 2018 on a high note, the company reported Tuesday. Anglo expects total production for the year to be 2% above of previous guidance, with costs decreasing by 5%.
 

Rio Tinto's partner in Aussie copper project reports 'weak mineralization'

12 December 2018 Time: 07:40
Antipa Minerals (ASX:AZY), the company conducting exploration at a Western Australia-based copper project with partner Rio Tinto (ASX, LON, NYSE:RIO), said Tuesday it had so far failed to find any economically viable veins of ore at the asset.
 

Excelsior approves construction on Gunnison copper mine in Arizona

2 December 2018 Time: 17:05
Canada's Excelsior Mining gave final approval Friday to start construction on the Gunnison copper mine in Arizona after closing on US$75 million in financing for the project.
 

Copper benchmark deal signals shifting supply dynamics in 2019: Andy Home

23 November 2018 Time: 01:40
Copper supply has surprised this year, but not in the way everyone expected.
 

China's 2019 term TC/RCs for imported copper drop on slow growth expectations

19 November 2018 Time: 14:50
Chinese analysts attributed the drop in fees to the anticipated slow down in the world's mined copper output growth, amid the building of new smelters in China.
 

Teck to name partner in Chilean copper project in December

17 November 2018 Time: 13:32
Canada’s largest diversified miner, plans to announce in December which company will be its development partner at the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in northern Chile.
 

Nakhlak Lead Concentrate Processing Plant Inaugurated

8 September 2018 Time: 14:24
Nakhlak lead concentrate processing plant was inaugurated by chairman of the board of IMIDRO.
 

Zinc price will vault $4,000 within months – report

28 January 2018 Time: 01:35
Zinc pulled back on Wednesday to below $3,400 a tonne, but stayed within shouting distance of the best levels since August 2007 as worries about global stocks of the metal, mainly used in galvanizing steel, continue to support prices.
 

Nakhlak Lead Concentrate Tops 2,000 Tons

15 January 2018 Time: 02:10
Nakhlak Mineral Complex produced 2,019 tons of lead concentrate during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Dec. 21), indicating a 7% increase compared with last year’s corresponding period, the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization reported on its website.
 

Lundin Mining awards contract to Metso for Somincor Zinc Expansion Project at Neves-Corvo mine in Portugal

25 December 2017 Time: 01:32
With the Zinc Expansion Project, Lundin Mining expects to expand production from the existing mining areas and from the deeper, higher-grade zinc deposit Lombador Phase 2.
 

Outotec to deliver Zinc Electrowinning technology to ZGH Boleslaw in Poland

2 December 2017 Time: 13:53
Outotec has been awarded a contract by ZGH Boleslaw for the delivery of electrowinning technology to a zinc plant modernization in Bukowno, Poland.
 

Angouran Mine Sets Extraction Record

20 November 2017 Time: 11:46
Angouran Lead and Zinc Mine set a new monthly record by extracting 105,000 tons of minerals during the seventh month of the current fiscal year (Sept. 23-Oct. 22), managing director of the mine, Mansour Shabani, said.
 

Iamgold eyes growth in Burkina Faso, unveils resource estimate for Gossey

13 December 2018 Time: 07:40
Canada’s IAMGOLD Corp. (TSX IMG), (NYSE: IAG) is working on expanding its footprint in Burkina Faso, West Africa, where it already operates its Essakane mine, in production since 2010.
 

Newcrest expands footprint in Chile with two gold deals

12 December 2018 Time: 07:32
Australian gold miner Newcrest Mining (ASX:NMC) is betting big on Chile’s geological gold potential by closing two deals with exploration juniors in the South American country, the world’s top copper producer.
 

Melting gold at room temperature is a thing now

10 December 2018 Time: 07:26
Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, the University of Gothenburg, the University of Jyväskylä, and Stanford University have found a way to make the surface of a gold object melt at room temperature.
 

Barrick selling research and development firm AuTec

7 December 2018 Time: 19:26
The Turquoise Ridge underground mine is seen by the new Barrick as one of the assets with "high potential" to become Tier 1. Barrick is the operator and 75% owner of the Nevada-based mine. Newmont Mining owns the remaining 25%. (Image courtesy of Barrick Gold.)
 

Condor Gold shares jump on Nicaragua concession licence

7 December 2018 Time: 19:19
Shares in Condor Gold (LON:CNR) climbed over 10% Friday after it announced the Nicaraguan ministry of energy and mines had granted it the Las Cruces concession, which expands its La India gold project package by 45%.
 

Aura Resources optimistic about Arizona gold project

7 December 2018 Time: 19:08
Before the end of the year, Aura Resources (TSXV: AUU) decided to share its plans for the Gold Chain project, which the Ontario miner acquired last July.
 

Germany secures access to world's second-largest lithium deposit

13 December 2018 Time: 07:52
Germany and Bolivia today sealed a partnership for the industrial use of lithium , a key component in the batteries that power electric cars and cell phones.
 

Tesla lithium supplier Kidman settles ownership row over Australian mine

11 December 2018 Time: 07:38
MELBOURNE – Kidman Resources, a supplier of lithium to U.S. electric car maker Tesla said on Monday it had settled a court dispute that could have derailed joint development of a mine in Western Australia with Chile's SQM.
 

This one Congo project could supply the world with lithium

11 December 2018 Time: 07:21
AVZ Minerals’ Manono became the world’s largest non-brine lithium resource after the Perth-based company released the maiden estimate for its 60%-owned project in southern DRC in August this year.
 

Indian Ferro Chrome Market Finally Settles After a Period of Continuous Fall

8 December 2018 Time: 23:06
The prices were mainly in line with market expectations, with most participants expecting a stable market after lower than expected fall in Chinese Stainless Steel mills' December tender price.
 

Bald Hill partners in new lithium offtake talks

16 November 2018 Time: 15:18
Joint-venture partners Tawana Resources and Alliance Minerals Assets have started offtake discussions for the increased lithium concentrate that they expect to come from their Bald Hill mine in Western Australia.
 

Pilbara clears Pilgangoora lithium project expansion

16 November 2018 Time: 14:00
The board of directors of Australian lithium producer Pilbara Minerals has approved the stage two expansion of its Pilgangoora project in Western Australia (WA), paving the way for its lithium concentrate output of over 800,000 t/yr.
MINERALS
 

Brazil: Iron Ore Exports Down 9% in Nov'18

9 December 2018 Time: 00:51
World's second largest exporter of iron ore - Brazil has recorded 9% decline in iron ore export volumes to 33.97 MnT in Nov'18 as compared to Oct'18 exports at 37.2 MnT, according to trade statistics released by Brazil customs.
 

South Africa: Iron Ore Exports Up 29% in Oct'18

8 December 2018 Time: 23:57
South Africa - World's 3rd largest iron ore exporter after Australia and Brazil recorded exports at 5.37 MnT in Oct'18, according to the trade data released by South African Customs. The exports witnessed rise of 29% on monthly basis as against 4.17 MnT in Sep'18.
 

Bangladesh : Imported Scrap Offers Stable, Bulk Scrap Imports Up 46% in Nov'18

8 December 2018 Time: 23:19
SteelMint learned in recent conversations with industry participants that limited trades for containerized scrap concluded at stable prices in Bangladesh this week. However, sentiments remain moderate amid limited inquiries in the local market by end customers.
 

China Aims to Expand Long Term Economic Ties with Iran

8 December 2018 Time: 23:00
Iran recently witnessed second wave of economic sanctions from US which targeted Banking, Insurance and Shipping industry of Iran.
 

India: Iron Ore Imports Up 8% in Nov’18

7 December 2018 Time: 02:01
JSW Steel's iron ore import up 74% to 0.9 MnT in Nov'18
 

JSPL Bags 42,000 MT in Recent OMC Iron Ore E-auction

7 December 2018 Time: 01:57
Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) succeeded in drawing an encouraging response at its latest round of auctions of iron ore lumps on December 3, SteelMint learned from market participants.
 

Global bankers spurn Trump's pleas to keep making loans for coal

13 December 2018 Time: 08:04
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, established to help foster democracy-building projects in former communist countries, is poised to adopt a strategic plan that rules out financing coal plants and mines — despite opposition from the U.S., the bank’s single biggest shareholder.
 

Optimum eyes bid from Macquarie-backed BEE firm

11 December 2018 Time: 07:08
Administrators of South Africa's Optimum Coal have elected a 3bn rand ($211mn) bid from black economic empowerment (BEE) consortium Project Halo, backed by Australian bank Macquarie, as their preferred offer for the financially distressed mine.
 

Indonesia Cuts Coal Benchmark Price for the Fourth Month

9 December 2018 Time: 00:58
Indonesia has lowered coal benchmark price by 5.51% in Dec'18 to USD 92.51/MT FOB vessel, from USD 97.90/MT in Nov'18, the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday, Dec. 5.
 

EU's largest coking coal producer seeks growth through acquisitions

7 December 2018 Time: 19:35
The European Union's largest coking coal producer JSW could increase output by between 2.5 and 3 million tonnes per year by acquiring assets, far exceeding its current plan to grow production to 18 million tonnes by 2030 from roughly 15 million now.
 

German coal supply restrictions support January prices

30 November 2018 Time: 16:03
The German January power contract has stepped higher, with expectations for a strong call on older gas-fired power plants and high coal-fired output costs owing to restricted coal deliveries because of low river levels.
 

China’s coastal freight rates fall on weak demand

22 November 2018 Time: 19:27
Coastal freight rates for vessels shipping domestic coal from north Chinese ports to utilities in the east and south coastal regions have reached a 3½-month low amid sluggish demand from utilities.
 

REFRAJET® Addmix: An innovative injection system

27 November 2017 Time: 14:29
The REFRAJET® Addmix technology is an innovative injection system that was developed specifically for the installation of cement-free sol-gel bonded refractory concretes of the REFRAJET® Nanobond type.
 

Cement Industry Remains Stuck

6 November 2017 Time: 22:16
The Iranian cement industry’s fall from grace has turned into a continuous freefall.
 

Cooperation of Refratechnik Ceramics with HK-CERAM in the area of R&D

26 September 2017 Time: 10:01
Refratechnik Ceramics GmbH, Germany (formerly BURTON), and HK-CERAM Kft., Hungary, are among the world’s leading companies for the design, development and manufacture of refractory products for the ceramics industry.
 

Cement Expo Opens in Isfahan

31 August 2017 Time: 12:26
The Fourth Isfahan Cement Expo opened on Thursday and is scheduled to run until Saturday.
 

Government Control Hamstrings Cement Industry

19 February 2017
There is no denying that a large portion of the Iranian economy, if not all of it, is steered by the government.
 

Iran Dismisses Pakistan’s Cement Dumping Allegation

2 February 2017
Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association is urging the Pakistani government to slap up to 20% of import duties on Iranian cement, claiming that Iranian producers are “dumping” the industrial material in border markets.
 

Metso, in collaboration with Rockwell Automation, introduces new predictive maintenance solution for mining industry

26 November 2018 Time: 21:57
Metso is expanding its digital Metso Metrics offering with the launch of a new predictive maintenance solution for mining equipment, aimed to help maximize the uptime and performance of comminution circuits.
 

Danieli Automation HiPAC implementation at Dongjixing Machinery Co. Ltd, China

7 November 2018 Time: 21:04
Only 7 days to replace and improve the cold reversing mill automation process control
 

Outotec outsourced some project engineering activities to Citec

18 April 2018 Time: 23:56
Outotec has finalized the negotiations with employee representatives announced on October 26, 2017 to outsource its German-based project engineering function to Citec. As a result of the negotiations, 59 Outotec employees have transferred to Citec as of April 1, 2018.
 

BHP beats Tesla, BMW among top holdings in new electric vehicle ETF

18 April 2018 Time: 23:29
The accelerating adoption of electric vehicles and energy storage technologies has been attracting new investors into the mining industry as demand for battery materials spike.
 

Metso signs landmark mining services agreement in Brazil

22 March 2018 Time: 12:22
Metso has signed a significant service agreement including refurbishment services for screening equipment used in mining applications, related spare parts and support.
 

Alexander Mining signs technical partnership deal with Turkish firm

14 March 2018 Time: 22:20
UK-based Alexander Mining has signed a commercial and technical partnership agreement with Turkish firm Proses Mühendislik, Danışmanlık, İnşaat ve Tasarım.
 

Iamgold eyes growth in Burkina Faso, unveils resource estimate for Gossey

13 December 2018 Time: 07:40
Canada’s IAMGOLD Corp. (TSX IMG), (NYSE: IAG) is working on expanding its footprint in Burkina Faso, West Africa, where it already operates its Essakane mine, in production since 2010.
 

Anglo ending 2018 on high note, predicts higher output, lower costs

12 December 2018 Time: 07:48
Global miner Anglo American (LON:AAL) is ending 2018 on a high note, the company reported Tuesday. Anglo expects total production for the year to be 2% above of previous guidance, with costs decreasing by 5%.
 

Rio Tinto's partner in Aussie copper project reports 'weak mineralization'

12 December 2018 Time: 07:40
Antipa Minerals (ASX:AZY), the company conducting exploration at a Western Australia-based copper project with partner Rio Tinto (ASX, LON, NYSE:RIO), said Tuesday it had so far failed to find any economically viable veins of ore at the asset.
 

Importance of rare earth metals mining makes it into COP24

10 December 2018 Time: 07:19
In a series of talks that took place within the COP24 summit in Katowice, Poland, defenders of the circular economy highlighted the importance of including mining of rare earth metals into their discussions.
 

Bushveld Minerals fined for breaching AIM’s listing rules

8 December 2018 Time: 14:41
Vanadium miner Bushveld Minerals (LON:BMN) will have to pay £490,000, reduced from a previous fine of £700,000, as the London Stock Exchange (LSE) determined the company breached of two of the AIM’s listing rules.
 

Aura Resources optimistic about Arizona gold project

7 December 2018 Time: 19:08
Before the end of the year, Aura Resources (TSXV: AUU) decided to share its plans for the Gold Chain project, which the Ontario miner acquired last July.
Auto
 

Tesla lithium supplier Kidman settles ownership row over Australian mine

11 December 2018 Time: 07:38
MELBOURNE – Kidman Resources, a supplier of lithium to U.S. electric car maker Tesla said on Monday it had settled a court dispute that could have derailed joint development of a mine in Western Australia with Chile's SQM.
 

Fives at Hyundai Steel Future Tech Forum

8 December 2018 Time: 15:14
Hyundai Steel, a pioneer steel maker in South Korea, invited Fives, an international engineering group on November 27-28, 2018 for a Future Tech Forum.
 

Vale doubles down on nickel ahead of EV revolution

8 December 2018 Time: 14:30
Vale, the Brazilian mining giant built on supplying the world's steel mills with iron ore, is now betting on the electric vehicle (EV) revolution to turn its nickel division around.
 

France, Germany Likely to Host SPV

28 November 2018 Time: 19:26
France and Germany will likely host the Special Vehicle Purpose (SPV), a special payment channel created by Europe as part of its efforts to keep trade flowing with Iran in defiance of US sanctions, senior diplomats told the Wall Street Journal.
 

Renault-Nissan Boss Arrested for Financial Violations

20 November 2018 Time: 11:36
Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn has been arrested over suspected financial violations, the NHK reported, and the carmaker said it will seek a removal of the industry icon as its chairman after an investigation into his alleged misconduct.
 

Volkswagen to spend $50 billion on electric car 'offensive'

17 November 2018 Time: 13:51
German automaker Volkswagen said Friday it will spend tens of billions of dollars refocusing the company on the making of electric cars, autonomous vehicles and new mobility services.
ECONOMY
 

Trading over 313 thousand tonnes of various commodities on IME

19 November 2018 Time: 10:02
During weekdays ending up to November 15, approximately, 313,321 MT of commodities worth over $357 million were traded in Iran Mercantile Exchange.
 

IME Plans to Trade in Domestic Iron Ore Pellet, Concentrate

3 March 2018 Time: 21:15
Iran Mercantile Exchange plans to start trading in domestically produced iron ore pellet and concentrate, IME Managing Director Hamed Soltani-Nejad said on Monday.
 

IME’s Trade Value of Metal and Mineral Commodities, Up 21%

27 August 2017 Time: 14:00
Trade value of Metal and Mineral commodities in Iran Mercantile Exchange during last Iranian year(ended 20 March2017) indicating a 21.6% growth compared to the same period of the previous year, IME announced in its Quarterly newsletter(Spring 2017).
 

Metal and Mineral Product Spot Market Trading Ranked Top in IME

8 May 2017 Time: 04:15
Metal and mineral product spot market trading value and volume respectively ranked 1st and 2nd in Iran Mercantile Exchange, IME announced in its quarterly newsletter of winter 2017.
 

Metal and Mineral Products Trading Value Increased in Fall 2016

2 February 2017
IME‘s quarterly trading statistics in spot market shows increase in metal and mineral products trading value in fall 2016.
 

IME Trade Near $17b in 10 Months

26 January 2017
Iran Mercantile Exchange witnessed the trading of 28 million tons of commodities valued at $16.86 billion in the 10 months to January 19, up 42% and 87% in terms of volume and value respectively compared to last year’s corresponding period, IME reported on its website.
 

Tehran Stock Market Trading Rules Tweaked

30 November 2018 Time: 13:17
Tehran Stock Exchange and Iran Fara Bourse – an over-the-counter market for securities and other financial instruments in Tehran - announced changes in trading procedures as part of new directives.
 

Asia petrochemicals outlook, w/c Nov 19

19 November 2018 Time: 11:02
Supply of propylene, benzene and styrene monomer was expected to remain ample in the Asian petrochemical market this week, while the US-China trade tensions continues to cast a pall over high density polyethylene as orders for toys, plastic bags and packaging material are canceled.
 

Buckeye sells assets as Caribbean struggles: Update

2 November 2018 Time: 22:50
Buckeye Partners will sell some US pipelines and terminals and its interest in the Vitol-backed marine terminal businesses VTTI as its Caribbean segregated storage operations struggled.
 

PdV pays 2020 bond debt tied to Citgo

29 October 2018 Time: 23:09
Venezuelan state-owned PdV paid $949mn in principal and interest on a 2020 bond, the only one of its debt issuances that is not in default, financial sector executives told Argus.
 

MIDHCO Stock Market Growth Potential 2019-20

12 October 2018 Time: 11:19
Tehran Stock Exchange's main index, TEDPIX, has posted a return on investment of 31% from early September until the end of last week. The rapid growth has been particularly spectacular in the metals and minerals group.
 

Oil product futures rally short-lived as market weighs impact of New Brunswick refinery explosion

8 October 2018 Time: 21:27
An explosion at Irving Oil's Saint John refinery in New Brunswick failed to buoy markets, and last week's price correction extended into US midmorning trading on Monday.
 

Official: Iran’s Insurance Industry Unaffected by Sanctions

5 December 2018 Time: 20:14
Director of the Central Insurance of Iran said the country’s insurance industry has successfully avoided being affected by the anti-Iran sanctions.
 

Life Insurance in Iran Underdeveloped

25 November 2017 Time: 12:27
The share of life insurance in the overall portfolio of the Iranian insurance industry is meager, a fact that a board member of Middle East Insurance Company, which specializes in life insurance, ascribes to the lack of an insurance culture in the country.
 

Insurers Assessing Iran Quake Losses

20 November 2017 Time: 11:55
Iranian insurance companies have started evaluating the losses caused by the recent massive earthquake that shook the western Kermanshah Province near the Iraqi border and processing payment of compensations.
 

Iran's Mellat Insurance, SCOR Finalize Reinsurance Deal

24 October 2017 Time: 10:10
Mellat Insurance, affiliated with Bank Mellat, announced that it has signed a contract with France’s SCOR SE, based on which the major reinsurer will provide excessive loss coverage for Mellat.
 

Iran Insurance Growth at 20%

19 October 2017 Time: 13:03
The collective figure of Iranian insurance companies’ premiums during the first half of the current fiscal year to Sept. 22 has reached 166 trillion rials ($4.15 billion), which indicates an increase of 20% compared with the corresponding period of last year.
 

Insurance Industry’s Four-Year Outlook

8 October 2017 Time: 09:26
The president of the Central Insurance of Iran elaborated on the four-year outlook of Iran’s insurance industry through the end of President Hassan Rouhani’s second and final term in office.
 

Iran’s Renewable Energy Industry Growing Rapidly: Official

9 December 2018 Time: 20:12
An Iranian energy official highlighted a rapid growth in the number of renewable energy plants across the country, saying more and more capital is being funneled into the industry.
 

Knowledge-Based Companies to Offset Sanctions Effect on Air Industry

9 December 2018 Time: 19:16
The number of Iranian knowledge-based companies entering the air industry has increased in the past couple of years, Head of the Iranian Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Ali Abedzadeh said on Sunday, adding that the development will help the country to counter the effects of the US unilateral sanctions on Iran’s air industry.
 

Iran’s Int’l Chemical Expo Kicks off in Tehran

6 December 2018 Time: 11:46
More than 80 Iranian companies join international firms from 9 countries to showcase their products and achievements in the 2nd Specialized International Exhibition of Chemical Industry and Laboratory Equipment in Tehran from Wednesday.
 

Commercial Attachés Visit Industries Exhibition in Iran

6 December 2018 Time: 11:35
Commercial attachés of 7 countries in Tehran visited an industries exhibition in an industrial park in Iran's Qazvin province on Wednesday.
 

Iranian Garments Exports Up by 30% in 7 Months

4 December 2018 Time: 17:49
Iran exported around $715 million worth of clothing and garments to foreign countries during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (March 21- Oct. 21), marking a 28% growth in comparison with the corresponding period of last year.
 

Half of Industrial Units Operating Above 50% Capacity

23 January 2018 Time: 14:24
Minister of Industries, Mining and Trade Mohammad Shariatmadari said only half of Iran’s active industrial units are operating above 50% of their capacity.
 

Global bankers spurn Trump's pleas to keep making loans for coal

13 December 2018 Time: 08:04
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, established to help foster democracy-building projects in former communist countries, is poised to adopt a strategic plan that rules out financing coal plants and mines — despite opposition from the U.S., the bank’s single biggest shareholder.
 

Iran, Oman Launch Direct Sea Route

13 December 2018 Time: 07:15
A senior provincial official announced that Iran and Oman have launched a direct sea route between their strategic ports which would facilitate trade exchanges between the two countries.
 

Currency Swap Underway with Several Countries

11 December 2018 Time: 15:37
Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnasser Hemmati announced on Tuesday that the country has launched mutual financial channels with a number of world states for money transactions to confront the US sanctions.
 

Iran's Oil Exports Increase after US Sanctions

11 December 2018 Time: 15:29
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed Washington's failure to prevent his country's oil exports, expressing pleasure that crude sales have even increased after the US sanctions.
 

Iran-China Banking Channel Resumes Transactions

8 December 2018 Time: 13:55
China's Bank of Kunlun which deals with financial affairs of China National Petroleum Corporation has resumed conducting financial transactions between with Iran, an informed source said on Saturday.
 

Iran’s Trade Surplus Hits $2bln in 8 Months

4 December 2018 Time: 17:55
Official figures show Iran had a trade surplus of $2 billion in the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2018-November 22, 2018) despite the re-imposition of sanctions by the US against Tehran.
 

JSW Steel’s Plans to Invest in U.S. and India amid Steel Sector Revival

11 November 2018 Time: 02:22
According to the latest reports, Indian steel major, JSW Steel is all set to invest USD 150 million (amounting INR 1,000 crore) in the first phase to set up a new steel facility in Texas, U.S.
 

China Financing $5B in Iran Mine and Mining Industries Sector

16 August 2018 Time: 01:31
Iran mine and mining industries sector has attracted $5 billion of China’s $20billion finance in Iran concurrently with President Rouhani’s visit to China, Chairman of the board of IMIDRO announced in 9th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum.
 

Private capital flowing into mining on track for record year

11 April 2018 Time: 01:16
Those worried that the positive momentum in the mining and metals sector is beginning to wane after two years of strong gains may find encouragement from a new survey by private capital tracker Preqin.
 

Qatari Port Authority in Iran to Expand Relations

11 April 2018 Time: 00:34
A delegation of high-ranking officials from Qatar’s Ministry of Transport and Communications as well as Qatar Ports Management Company arrived in Tehran on Monday to survey avenues of expanding cooperation and increasing bilateral trade with their Iranian counterparts.
 

China Leads Worldwide Renewable Investment With $126b

9 April 2018 Time: 01:04
China invested a total of $126.6 billion in renewable energy in 2017, the highest figure ever and accounting for 45% of global green energy investment, the "Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2018" report showed.
 

Foreign Investment Trickles Into Iran’s Capital Market

10 March 2018 Time: 22:41
Total capitalization of Iran's capital market, including equity and fixed-income, is currently standing at around $130 billion.
 

Iran Railroad Expansion: Accomplishments, Grand Plans

18 April 2018 Time: 17:13
In the last few years, Iran has demonstrated its strong political will to reemerge as a regional transportation hub.
 

Narrowing Budget Deficit Ups Development Spending by 70%

11 April 2018 Time: 00:29
Iran's government spent 316.3 trillion rials ($5.27 billion) on development projects in the first 11 months of the last fiscal year (March 21, 2017-Feb. 19), 70.1% more than the similar period of the year before.
 

$41m in Securities Sold to Finance Iran's Rail Project

20 March 2018 Time: 09:59
The Economy Ministry sold 2 trillion rials ($41.6 million) of Islamic bonds on Iran Fara Bourse on Sunday to finance the establishment of a railroad connecting three major cities.
 

Chinese Company to Supply 630 Cars for Tehran Subway

14 March 2018 Time: 22:45
China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation Changchun Railway Company (CRRC CRC) and Tehran Wagon Company have won the tender to build and supply 630 cars for Tehran’s Subway on Wednesday.
 

Hot Mix Asphalt Plant Established in Qazvin

14 March 2018 Time: 22:42
A hot mix asphalt production plant has been established in Qazvin Province’s Alamut region, Managing Director of Qazvin Roads and Urban Development Organization Masoud Haqlotfi said.
 

China Steps Up Rail Cooperation With Iran

10 March 2018 Time: 22:30
In line with its ambitious railroad expansion plans stipulated in Iran's Sixth Five-Year Development Plan (2017-22), the Iranian government is strengthening its cooperation with China.
 

Iran, Oman Launch Direct Sea Route

13 December 2018 Time: 07:15
A senior provincial official announced that Iran and Oman have launched a direct sea route between their strategic ports which would facilitate trade exchanges between the two countries.
 

Baghdad Eyeing Iranian Firms Investment in Iraq

11 December 2018 Time: 15:48
Iraq is after attracting more Iranian firms willing to invest in the war-torn country, Chairman of the National Investment Commission of Iraq Sami Al-Araji said, calling for Iranian firms to invest in the neighboring country.
 

Knowledge-Based Companies to Offset Sanctions Effect on Air Industry

9 December 2018 Time: 19:16
The number of Iranian knowledge-based companies entering the air industry has increased in the past couple of years, Head of the Iranian Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Ali Abedzadeh said on Sunday, adding that the development will help the country to counter the effects of the US unilateral sanctions on Iran’s air industry.
 

Iran-China Banking Channel Resumes Transactions

8 December 2018 Time: 13:55
China's Bank of Kunlun which deals with financial affairs of China National Petroleum Corporation has resumed conducting financial transactions between with Iran, an informed source said on Saturday.
 

Iran, China Poised to Develop Banking Ties

4 December 2018 Time: 16:29
Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnasser Hemmati in a Tuesday meeting with Chinese Ambassador to Iran Pang Sen discussed ways to broaden banking relations between Tehran and Beijing.
 

Compensation for Iran’s Doomed Oil Tanker Paid, Official Says

3 December 2018 Time: 20:49
A senior official at Iran Insurers Syndicate said all parties involved in the liability insurance of the Iranian oil tanker “Sanchi” that sank in the East China Sea in January have made their compensation payments.
GEOLOGY
 

3D visualization to ramp up speed, accuracy on drilling projects

7 November 2018 Time: 11:21
Seequent, a developer of visual data science software and IMDEX, specializing in subsurface intelligence solutions, today announced an partnership to deliver a real-time 3D visualisation solution for the mining and exploration industry, aimed to improve the speed and accuracy of decision-making for drilling projects.
 

Voyager 2 Leaving Solar System

8 October 2018 Time: 14:45
Voyager 2, the spacecraft, launched in 1977, is approaching the edge of the solar system, according to a NASA statement.
 

30% Rise in Mineral Exploration Licences

11 December 2017 Time: 19:32
The Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade issued 475 Mineral Exploration licences in the first six months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Sept. 22), indicating a 30.5% growth compared with last year’s similar period.
 

IMIDRO Announced Location of 15 Exploration Blocks

11 December 2017 Time: 19:30
IMIDRO announced location of 15 exploration blocks in order to assist applicants to be more familiar with these zones.
 

IMIDRO Calls for Attracting Investors to Participate in 15 Exploratory Blocks

11 December 2017 Time: 19:26
IMIDRO intends to attract private sector investors for participating in exploration and utilization of 15 exploratory blocks in Abadeh-Jazmourian Area.
 

15 Countries Attended 2nd IR-ODEX in Tehran

22 October 2017 Time: 19:23
The second IR-ODEX International workshop entitled “Ore Deposit Model Exploration: Base and Precious Metal Deposits “started with attendance of professors and researchers of 15 countries here in Tehran on October21, 2017.
ENVIRONMENT
 

IMIDRO's Azerbayjan Steel Bagged CE Certificate

7 December 2018 Time: 00:58
According to IMIDRO, Azerbayjani steel has bagged CE certification from Europe in order to export manufactured products to other countries, as well as to promote the brand and create an additional competitive advantage in the steel sector of the country.
 

Have Chinese Steel Prices Bottomed Out?

29 November 2018 Time: 00:55
The steel market in the fourth quarter may be more perplexed.
 

New compact centrifuge: Process water cleaning for low sludge loads

10 November 2018 Time: 11:13
The new compact centrifuge is not only the optimum alternative for settlement tanks, but it also allows cleaning process liquids requiring an extremely low residual content of solid particles in the cleaned process liquid. Thus, it helps reduce operating costs and protects the environment.
 

China’s Hebei Province Gets Tough on Steel Mills to Meet Low Emissions Targets

4 October 2018 Time: 21:37
According to the latest reports, China’s largest steel producing province, Hebei will force its mills to comply with strict new emission standards by 2020 as a part of its anti-pollution campaign, according to newly published industry guidelines.
 

Indian Government Lifts Ban on Pet Coke Imports for Graphite Electrode Industry

4 October 2018 Time: 21:34
Bringing cheers to India’s graphite electrode industry, Indian government has allowed imports of pet coke, used for fuel purpose by graphite electrode industry, said an official notification from DGFT (Directorate General of Foreign Trade).
 

Is China’s Tangshan City Prepared to Meet New Emission Standard Deadline of 31 Oct’18?

22 September 2018 Time: 21:53
China is fighting hard to deal with the rising level of air pollution from coal and steel producing units. After carrying out stringent production cuts and closure of polluting coal and steel units across the country over past two years, various cities in China has also set out their plans for the coming years to have a cleaner environment.
ENERGY
 

German Exports to Iran Hit Record High in October

13 December 2018 Time: 07:04
German exports to Iran soared in October, a month before the United States reinstated a second wave of sanctions on the Islamic Republic to choke its oil and shipping industries, data seen by Reuters showed.
 

US Emerging as World’s Top Oil Producer

13 December 2018 Time: 06:56
US crude oil output growth was expected to slow slightly for this year compared with previous forecasts, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday, but at a record 10.88 million barrels per day, the nation will end 2018 as the world’s top producer.
 

WTI, Brent Prices Edge Higher

13 December 2018 Time: 06:50
Oil rose to about $61 a barrel on Wednesday, supported by an industry report showing a drop in US crude inventories, a cut in Libyan exports and an OPEC-led deal to trim output.
 

Iran Cuts Asia-Bound Crude OSPs

12 December 2018 Time: 07:07
State-owned National Iranian Oil Company has cut the official selling price differentials for all its four crude grades loading in January from Kharg Island and bound for Asia, a company source told S&P Global Platts Tuesday.
 

OPEC, Non-OPEC Will Sign Coop. Agreement

12 December 2018 Time: 07:01
Ageneral cooperation agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC countries will be signed in three months in Saudi Arabia, the UAE energy minister said Tuesday.
 

Iran's Oil Exports Increase after US Sanctions

11 December 2018 Time: 15:29
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed Washington's failure to prevent his country's oil exports, expressing pleasure that crude sales have even increased after the US sanctions.
 

Australia Overtakes Qatar in LNG Export

11 December 2018 Time: 06:55
Australia overtook Qatar as the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas for the first time in November, data from Refinitiv Eikon, one of the world's largest providers of financial market data and infrastructure, serving over 40,000 institutions in over 190 countries, showed on Monday,
 

3rd Gas Sweetening Train of Phase 22-24 Refinery Online

10 December 2018 Time: 19:29
Iran has launched the third gas sweetening train of the onshore refinery of South Pars phases 22-24.
 

Protectionism Saves $1m for Refinery

10 December 2018 Time: 19:17
Iran’s Ilam Gas Refinery has saved more than a million dollars by implementing 10 projects aimed at supporting domestic manufacturers, the plant’s CEO said.
 

Iran, Russia to Strengthen Private Sector in Bilateral Trade

9 December 2018 Time: 19:32
Chairmen of the Iranian and Russian chambers of commerce, in a meeting in Tehran, agreed to cooperate on annual Iran-Russia trade conference, urging the governments in Tehran and Moscow to extend backing to the private sectors in the climate of sanctions.
 

Iran’s Gas Flow to Iraq Resumed after Pipeline Repair

9 December 2018 Time: 19:00
Iran resumed its flow of gas exports to Iraq after a short period of pause in the stream due to pipeline repair operations.
 

China's Nov. Oil, Gas Imports Set Record

9 December 2018 Time: 14:10
China’s imports of crude oil hit a fresh monthly high in November, customs data showed on Saturday, beating the record set in October on heavy buying from private refiners and trial starts of new mega-refineries.
 

Venezuela refinery runs shrink to 25pc: PdV data

2 October 2018 Time: 19:46
Venezuelan state-owned PdV utilized less than a quarter of the nameplate processing capacity at its main oil refineries in July, reflecting a shrinking pool of domestic feedstock and chronic equipment breakdowns.
 

Gas Flaring Cut by 70% in South Pars Refinery

10 March 2017 Time: 14:54
South Pars Oil and Gas Company (SPOGC) has curbed the flaring of natural gas at the so-called 3rd South Pars refinery in the city of Asalouyeh, Bushehr Province, by 70% in the present fiscal year (ends March 20), the refinery's director said on Wednesday.
 

Aramco Buys $7b Stake in Petronas

3 March 2017 Time: 14:40
Saudi oil giant Aramco will buy an equity stake in Malaysian firm Petronas' major refining and petrochemical project, pumping in $7 billion in its biggest downstream investment outside the kingdom, the companies said on Tuesday.
 

Iran Signs $2b Refinery Expansion Deal With Daelim

8 January 2017
Tehran has finalized an agreement worth $2 billion (2.3 trillion won) with South Korea's Daelim Corporation to renovate and expand a refinery in Isfahan Province, head of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company, Abbas Kazemi, said on Friday.
 

Iran’s Int’l Chemical Expo Kicks off in Tehran

6 December 2018 Time: 11:46
More than 80 Iranian companies join international firms from 9 countries to showcase their products and achievements in the 2nd Specialized International Exhibition of Chemical Industry and Laboratory Equipment in Tehran from Wednesday.
 

Commercial Attachés Visit Industries Exhibition in Iran

6 December 2018 Time: 11:35
Commercial attachés of 7 countries in Tehran visited an industries exhibition in an industrial park in Iran's Qazvin province on Wednesday.
 

Global methanol markets expected to be robust in 2019: Proman CEO

23 November 2018 Time: 20:48
While a downtrend in methanol spot prices in both Europe and Asia has impacted market sentiment in the final quarter of 2018, 2019 is expected to be a good year for the methanol market, according to Proman CEO David Cassidy.
 

Asia petrochemicals outlook, w/c Nov 19

19 November 2018 Time: 11:02
Supply of propylene, benzene and styrene monomer was expected to remain ample in the Asian petrochemical market this week, while the US-China trade tensions continues to cast a pall over high density polyethylene as orders for toys, plastic bags and packaging material are canceled.
 

Albermarle gets environmental nod for lithium plant

9 November 2018 Time: 12:09
US-based lithium and speciality chemicals producer Albermarle has received environmental approval for the development of a lithium hydroxide plant near Bunbury in the southwest of Western Australia (WA).
 

Siemens to supply industrial gas turbines for co-generation project in Alberta, Canada

11 April 2018 Time: 00:58
Siemens Canada has received an order from Inter Pipeline Ltd ("Inter Pipeline") to supply two industrial gas turbine generators for a Central Utilities Block (CUB) which is part of its Heartland Petrochemical Complex currently under construction in Alberta's Industrial Heartland near Fort Saskatchewan.
 

Iran to Open Largest Desalination Plant

11 December 2018 Time: 15:54
First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri is slated to attend the opening ceremony of the largest desalination facility of Iran, with the total capacity of 100,000 cubic meters/day, in Hormozgan province’s capital city of Bandar Abbas on Wednesday.
 

Chile greenlights Latin America’s largest desalination plant

27 September 2018 Time: 21:10
The ENAPAC project is meant to serve mainly the mining industry, which is very active in Chile’s dry, but copper and lithium-rich north.
 

Imports of Water-Intensive Crops Can Help Battle Water Crisis in Iran

5 April 2018 Time: 14:04
By importing part of the domestic demand for wheat and rice, Iran can use the vital resource as potable water and for more economically beneficial activities, amid worsening water woes in the country, the rapporteur of the Majlis Energy Commission said.
 

Renewables Save Water

5 March 2018 Time: 11:16
Close to 1.8 billion kilowatt hours of electricity have been generated from renewable sources since June 2009.
 

100 Water, Wastewater Plans to Come on Stream

5 February 2018 Time: 22:08
In the current week marking the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, 100 water and wastewater plans in urban and rural areas worth over 100 trillion rials ($2.1 billion) will come on stream, the energy minister said.
 

Work Begins on New Water, Power Projects Nationwide

31 January 2018 Time: 23:30
Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian on Tuesday inaugurated a power plant project in the town of Parand near Tehran and broke ground on several water supply and electricity generation ventures, stretching from northeastern to central and western Iran, via videoconference.
 

Iran Keen to Develop Caspian Reserves

11 April 2017 Time: 01:29
The National Iranian Oil Company is eager to develop offshore oil and gas fields in the Caspian Sea in collaboration with foreign majors.
 

Ten South Pars Platforms Under Construction

13 February 2017
Iran Marine Industrial Company, Sadra, is building 10 offshore platforms to develop the remaining phases of the giant South Pars Gas Field in the Persian Gulf, the deputy for development and engineering at the National Iranian Oil Company said.
 

Egypt Signs $220m Energy Deals

30 December 2016
Egyptian Oil Minister Tarek El Molla has signed three offshore oil and gas exploration and production deals worth a total of at least $220 million with France's Total, Britain's BP and Italian oil major ENI's Egyptian subsidiary IEOC, the ministry said on Wednesday.
 

Renewed Interest in Offshore Exploration

28 December 2016
Oil exploration in the Persian Gulf is now on the agenda of the National Iranian Oil Company's exploration department that is why "Sahar 1" drilling rig will be employed to expand explorations in the region, Saleh Hendi, director of drilling operations at NIOC said Monday.
 

Standard Equipment to Help Cut Offshore Drilling Costs

27 December 2016
The global offshore oil industry could cut exploration costs by more than 30% if it would just agree to use standardized equipment, according to the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA).
 

German coal supply restrictions support January prices

30 November 2018 Time: 16:03
The German January power contract has stepped higher, with expectations for a strong call on older gas-fired power plants and high coal-fired output costs owing to restricted coal deliveries because of low river levels.
 

Official: Iraq Unable to Replace Iran with S. Arabia for Power Imports

19 November 2018 Time: 10:39
Deputy Head of Iran Electricity Industry Syndicate Payam Baqeri underlined that Iraq is in dire need of large power supplies, specially during Summertime, and cannot replace Iran with Saudi Arabia for satiating its power needs.
 

Mild winter could buy ISO-NE time on supply woes

8 November 2018 Time: 20:29
Some early forecasts show a mild winter in the US northeast, which could give electric grid operator ISO-New England more time to seek fixes for its fuel security and capacity issues.
 

Iranian Envoy, Iraqi Minister Discuss Bilateral Ties

8 November 2018 Time: 10:39
Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi and Iraqi Electricity Minister Luay al-Khateeb held talks on a range of issues, including ways to boost bilateral relations between the two neighboring countries in various areas.
 

Ecuador eyes Colombia’s power market, LNG imports

6 November 2018 Time: 11:50
Ecuador is seeking to revive its power sector with new hydroelectric and LNG-to-power projects that would shore up a plan to participate in the neighboring Colombian market where a major hydro project, EPM´s 2.4GW HidroItuango, has derailed. Gonzalo Uquillas, chief executive of Ecuador's state-owned power utility Celec, spoke to Argus about the country´s plans. Edited highlights follow.
 

Iran’s MAPNA Inks Deal with Syria to Build Power Plant in Latakia

2 October 2018 Time: 22:53
Iranian holding company MAPNA Group signed an agreement with the Syrian government to construct a combined-cycle power plant with a capacity to produce 540 megawatts (MW) of electricity in the Arab country’s western province of Latakia.
 

Uranium price: best performer of 2018 set for more gains

12 December 2018 Time: 07:23
The rally in uranium prices, which began in April this year amid production cutbacks in Kazakhstan and Canada, is set to continue as inventories of the nuclear material decline for the first time in nearly a decade.
 

EU Promises to Implement SPV before Yearend

11 December 2018 Time: 15:42
European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini announced that the EU will establish a mechanism to facilitate non-dollar transactions with Iran in the near future in a bid to bypass the sanctions imposed by the United States against Tehran.
 

Iranian MP Questions Europeans’ Resolve to Establish SPV

10 December 2018 Time: 06:52
A senior Iranian lawmaker criticized the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal and said they are not determined to create the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), the mechanism aimed at facilitating trade with Iran in the US sanctions era.
 

Iran’s Nuclear Chief Hopes SPV Will Take Effect by Year-End

7 December 2018 Time: 19:50
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi expressed hope that a special purpose vehicle (SPV) that the European Union has developed to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal will be in place by the end of December.
 

Putin Calls for Enhanced Efforts to Save JCPOA

2 December 2018 Time: 16:45
Russian President Vladimir Putin urged constant efforts by all parties to the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers to save the international agreement despite the withdrawal of the United States.
 

Seoul Resolute to Boost Cooperation with Tehran

2 December 2018 Time: 11:24
South Korean Ambassador to Tehran Yo Jang Hyan said on Saturday that Seoul is determined to develop economic and trade cooperation with Tehran, reassuring that Korean firms will continue their activities in Iran.
 

Iran’s Renewable Energy Industry Growing Rapidly: Official

9 December 2018 Time: 20:12
An Iranian energy official highlighted a rapid growth in the number of renewable energy plants across the country, saying more and more capital is being funneled into the industry.
 

Iran Invites Germans to Work in Renewable Energy Industry

14 November 2018 Time: 15:04
Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Ardekanian unveiled plans for a major boost to the country’s power generating capacity from renewable energy, inviting German companies to engage in this effort.
 

IEA: Bioenergy Leads Growth in Renewable Consumption

9 October 2018 Time: 20:26
Bioenergy from liquid biofuels and biogas will lead growth in renewable energy consumption to 2023, due to its rising use in the heating and transport sectors, according to the International Energy Agency.
 

419 Hectares of Greenhouses Renovated

18 April 2018 Time: 17:25
A total of 419 hectares of greenhouses were renovated and upgraded in Iran during the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2018) at a total cost of 640 billion rials ($15.24 million), the head of the Greenhouses, Medicinal Plants and Edible Mushroom Affairs Bureau with the Ministry of Agriculture said.
 

Isfahan Building First Floating Solar Farm

14 April 2018 Time: 01:43
The construction operation of Iran’s first floating solar farm in Shahid Mohammad Montazeri Power Plant in Isfahan Province started on Tuesday.
 

China Leads Worldwide Renewable Investment With $126b

9 April 2018 Time: 01:04
China invested a total of $126.6 billion in renewable energy in 2017, the highest figure ever and accounting for 45% of global green energy investment, the "Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2018" report showed.
 

Sportswear Giant Signs Second Wind Power Deal

21 January 2018 Time: 23:24
Sportswear giant Nike has signed its second major wind power agreement with Avangrid Renewables. The deal is for 86 megawatts of wind power from the Karankawa Wind Farm in Bee and San Patricio counties in Texas.
 

Google to Meet All Energy Needs From Clean Power

2 December 2017 Time: 12:55
Google, the biggest corporate buyer of renewable energy, is buying even more—536 megawatts of wind power from four power plants.
 

Norwegians Discussing Wind, Solar Joint Deals with Iran

24 October 2017 Time: 10:18
In line with efforts to enhance the country's renewable power production capacity, preliminary talks are underway with Norway’s Norsk Vind Energi to construct a 200-megawatt wind farm in Iran, the deputy energy minister for international affairs said.
 

Korean company to invest in construction of 3 wind farms in Iran

26 September 2017 Time: 09:46
A South Korean company is to invest in construction of three wind farms in the south-eastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchestan.
 

German Co. Signs $108m MoU to Build Solar, Wind Plants

20 December 2016
Germany’s Medio Energy signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of a wind and a solar power plant in south Iran.
 

Iranian Firm to Build 50 MW Wind Farm in Pakistan

3 September 2016
Pakistan has issued a permit for the construction of a wind power plant in the country’s Sindh Province by Iran Power and Water Equipment and Services Export Company (SUNIR).
 

Iranians Capable of Producing 80 Percent of Oil Equipment

18 April 2018 Time: 20:47
Domestic manufacturers are capable of providing technical services and producing 80% of advanced oil equipment to develop downstream and midstream projects that will be tendered by the Oil Ministry soon, the head of the Society of Iranian Petroleum Industries Equipment Manufacturers said.
 

Metso's valves service center in Turkey relocates to be closer to the customers

4 March 2018 Time: 01:09
Metso's valves service center in Turkey has relocated to Söke in the Aegean region to be close to important customer hubs. The new location and larger facilities strengthen Metso's presence and ensure better service availability for customers in an area that has lacked a service center of this volume.
 

Microsoft Invests in Singapore Renewables

3 March 2018 Time: 21:19
Following in Apple's footsteps, Microsoft has purchased 100% of the renewable output from Sunseap Group's new 60-megawatt solar project and will use it to power datacenter operations in Singapore.
 

Plan to Upgrade SP Power Station

15 January 2018 Time: 02:24
Upgrading the South Pars Gas Field’s central power plant to the combined-cycle system has been planned, which can use both gas and steam to generate electricity, the director of production at Pars Oil and Gas Company said.
 

Norway’s Saga Signs $2.9b Iran Solar Power Venture

19 October 2017 Time: 13:07
Norway’s Saga Energy signed a €2.5 billion ($2.94 billion) deal in Tehran on Tuesday to build solar power plants in Iran, the company said, just days after US President Donald Trump unveiled a more confrontational policy toward Tehran.
 

POSCO DAEWOO Completes Uzbekistan's Biggest Combined Cycle Power Plant in Talimarjan

13 September 2017 Time: 20:32
On August 29, POSCO DAEWOO-Hyundai E&C consortium completed the 929MW Talimarjan combined cycle power plant in Talimarjan, Kashkadarya that is approximately 440km southwest from Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan.
 

Energy Minister Highlights Level of Iran-Russia Mutual Understanding

3 December 2018 Time: 21:00
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian stressed that Iran and Russia that are both facing Washington’s sanctions have a lot of common views and mutual understanding.
 

Turkey Rejects US Deadline to Cut Energy Imports From Iran

27 November 2018 Time: 19:10
Turkey’s foreign minister objected to the Trump administration’s demand that it slash imports of Iranian petroleum products in six months, arguing that the time frame is too tight given his country’s reliance on its neighbor for energy supplies.
 

Tata Steel Announces New Technology that can Reduce Carbon Emissions by 50 Percent - SteelVia

21 September 2018 Time: 01:55
The latest technology developed at Tata Steel Europe's Ijmuiden site in the Netherlands promises to reduce carbon emissions like never before
 

Isfahan Building First Floating Solar Farm

14 April 2018 Time: 01:43
The construction operation of Iran’s first floating solar farm in Shahid Mohammad Montazeri Power Plant in Isfahan Province started on Tuesday.
 

Lukoil Expects to Sign Oil Deals With Iran

14 April 2018 Time: 01:41
Lukoil expects to sign contracts with Iran in 3-4 months to develop the country's oilfields, the head of Lukoil, Russia's oil-producing giant, Vagit Alekperov, announced.
 

One of world's dirtiest oil sources wants to go green

11 April 2018 Time: 01:02
One of the most aggressive campaigns to fight global warming is happening in a Canadian province. There’s just one problem: the same place is also home to some of the dirtiest oil in the world.
Housing & Building
 

IDRO to Invest $18 Million in Stone Paper Factory Construction

28 January 2018 Time: 21:03
The Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran will be investing in the construction of a stone paper factory in the city of Kharameh in the southwestern Fars Province with a production capacity of 20,000 tons per year.
 

Iran Holds 3b Tons of Decorative Stone Reserves

14 January 2017
Iran holds 3 billion tons of decorative stone reserves, says an executive of Iran Stones Association.
 By the Presence of International Mining Delegates:

The International Mining Trade Fair Has Just Opened Up

5 November 2016
Tehran is hosting over 300 national and foreign companies in the International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery and Vehicles, Mining, Building Material Machines and Natural Stone Industry at Tehran International Exhibition Center
 

Stone Exporters Hit Rock Bottom

21 July 2016
Despite a 20-year-long record in the business and access to sizable and high-quality stone reserves, Iranian stone exporters have not yet been able to cross the $200 million mark in exports, the head of Stone Association of Iran said.
 

Tehran to Host Stone, Mining Exhibition

30 June 2016
The International Exhibition of Stones, Mining, Machinery and Related Industries will be held in Tehran’s International Fairground on July 18-21, 2016.
 

Exports to Pakistan Rise by 58% in 8 Months

12 December 2018 Time: 06:47
The volume of Iran’s non-oil goods exported to Pakistan in the first 8 months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21- November 22) has registered a 58% increase in comparison with the same period last year, reaching a total sum of $860 million worth of commodity.
 

Iran, Iraq in Talks to Ink Currency Swap Deal: Official

18 November 2018 Time: 18:51
Chairman of Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce Yahya Ale-Ishaq said the two countries are in negotiations to finalize a currency swap agreement in a bid to boost trade ties between the two neighboring countries.
 

Concrete, Mortar Mixers Imported

10 October 2017 Time: 16:16
Concrete and mortar mixers weighing more than 711 tons and worth 51.55 billion rials ($1.6 million) were imported into Iran during the five months to Aug.
 

Hitachi Launches After Sales Services in Iran

8 May 2017 Time: 04:38
Japan’s Hitachi Construction Machinery Company has launched an after sales service in Iran in collaboration with industrial vehicle holding firm ‘Arian Sarmaie’.
 

FATA's ECO_Rec Sand Regeneration System in Bulgaria

30 October 2018 Time: 18:35
FATA’s fully automated Eco-Rec Sand Regeneration System can save significant sums on operating costs.
 

BMI Bonds to Boost Housing Affordability

11 April 2018 Time: 00:31
Bank Melli Iran, the nation’s biggest bank, is set to issue its first-ever housing bonds soon and experts believe that will lead to a drop in the price of bonds in the over-the-counter Fara Iran Bourse.
 

Hot Mix Asphalt Plant Established in Qazvin

14 March 2018 Time: 22:42
A hot mix asphalt production plant has been established in Qazvin Province’s Alamut region, Managing Director of Qazvin Roads and Urban Development Organization Masoud Haqlotfi said.
 

Deutsche Messe Expands to Iran

10 March 2018 Time: 21:48
Deutsche Messe brings its woodworking industry expertise to Iran.
 

Maskan to Tap Capital, Leasing Markets

30 January 2018 Time: 12:21
Employing the potentials of the capital market and leasing facilities will be two of the new approaches of Bank Maskan, the agent bank of the housing sector, in the next fiscal year (starting March 21) to finance the ailing sector as it struggles to come out of the stagnating waters.
 

Ministry Forecasts Stable Housing Outlook

20 January 2018 Time: 15:57
The Iranian housing sector is witnessing a notable increase in residential deals in a sign of imminent recovery, but a deputy roads and urban development minister said this will not translate into higher prices.
Sciences
 

Google Releases iPhone Hacking Tool

16 December 2017 Time: 12:02
Google released a tool that allows security researchers, and other developers, to hack into iOS 11.1.2, software that could lead to a jailbreak for devices running that OS version.
 

Miners’ 13 Research Priorities to Benefit Exemption of State Law

30 December 2015
Administrative regulation related to applied research priorities that makes miners exempted from 10 percent of the state law announced by the mining deputy of Ministry of Industry ,Mine and Trade (Iran).
 

ERG and the GOSH arrange a visit of a well-known UK oncologist Dr Michalski to Astana

28 November 2015
The Slogan of Eurasian Resources Group is " Experience, Responsibility and Legacy"
 

UK plan to roll out smart meters by 2020 will not be met

23 November 2018 Time: 20:33
The UK government's plan to install smart meters in every home by 2020 will not be met because it has underestimated the time it takes to install and the technical standards for the second generation of smart meters, the National Audit office said Friday.
 

Cashless Payment Service Rolling Out in Kish Island

14 November 2018 Time: 14:25
The ICT company FANAP is rolling out a cashless payment service in Kish Island off the Persian Gulf that makes use of QR Codes and NFC payment systems.
 

Aid for Iranian Nano-Tech Researchers

8 October 2018 Time: 17:31
Many young researchers cannot afford the high cost of getting the results of their works published on globally recognized scientific journals like Elsevier or Nature. To provide researchers in need of help in getting published in such journals, Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council has allocated 10 billion rials
 

Samsung Launches S9 Presale in Iran

4 March 2018 Time: 17:29
Samsung’s representative in Iran started the presale of its latest flagship handset Galaxy S9 series in the country on Feb. 29.
 

Telecommunication Company of Iran Relents, Agrees to Share Infrastructure With ISPs

5 February 2018 Time: 20:45
Telecommunication Company of Iran has signed two agreements with local Internet service providers Shatel and HiWeb according to which the state-owned company will share its networks with the two private firms.
 

Nokia, DoCoMo Sign 1st 5G Deal

20 January 2018 Time: 16:03
Finland’s Nokia said on Friday it signed its first major deal to supply new 5G wireless radio base stations to Japanese telecom operator NTT DoCoMo, which boasts nearly half of the country’s mobile subscribers.
 

Iran, S. Africa Hold Joint Technology, Business Forum

12 December 2018 Time: 06:54
The joint forum on business and technology cooperation between Iran and South Africa started in South Africa's largest city of Johannesburg on Tuesday with a large delegation of business leaders and CEOs from Iran attending the event.
 

Iran Eyeing to Tap into Region’s IT Market

4 December 2018 Time: 16:41
Iran’s Communication and Information Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said that the 24th Azerbaijan International Bakutel-2018 Exhibition and Conference is an opportunity for Iranian companies and firms to showcase their products and capabilities to the potential clients in the region.
 

Telecommunication Company of Iran Relents, Agrees to Share Infrastructure With ISPs

5 February 2018 Time: 20:45
Telecommunication Company of Iran has signed two agreements with local Internet service providers Shatel and HiWeb according to which the state-owned company will share its networks with the two private firms.
 

Nokia, DoCoMo Sign 1st 5G Deal

20 January 2018 Time: 16:03
Finland’s Nokia said on Friday it signed its first major deal to supply new 5G wireless radio base stations to Japanese telecom operator NTT DoCoMo, which boasts nearly half of the country’s mobile subscribers.
 

Samsung, Huawei Dominate 83% of Iran Android Phone Market

15 January 2018 Time: 01:50
Iran’s largest Android app market, Café Bazaar, has released a report that indicates that 83% of its users have Samsung or Huawei handsets. The company has 35 million users.
 

Snowden’s App Turns Phones Into Security Systems

27 December 2017 Time: 00:41
One of the world’s most well-known activists against digital surveillance has released what’s intended to be a cheap, mobile, and flexible version of a physical security system.
 

One more step towards Industry 4.0

13 January 2017
Danieli Automation acquires Telerobot Labs
 

MSC Selected Asia’s 11th Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise

11 December 2017 Time: 21:34
Iran’s largest steelmaker, Mobarakeh Steel Company, has been selected as Asia’s 11th Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise in 2017.
 

TATA Steel Produces Ultra-Clean Steels with VIM X-EED® Unit from SMS Group

31 March 2017 Time: 00:18
Tertiary metallurgy center makes speciality steels for the aerospace industry
 

Tehran Ready to Share Nuclear Knowhow

30 December 2016
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said sharing nuclear knowhow with neighboring countries will pave the way for regional development.
 

Iran Ready to Transfer Technical Know-how of Rare Earth Elements

18 July 2016
Head of Iranian Mineral Processing Research Center(IMPRC) announced that IMPRC is ready to transfer technical know-how of rare earth elements to other countries.
 

Iran, Denmark Cooperation in Knowledge Transfer

13 October 2015
Ehdasse Sanat and FLSmidth companies signed Memorandum of Understanding aimed to cooperation in technical knowledge transfer in cement industry, training experts and joint venture.
 

Iran University Students Develop Solar Car

8 February 2017
The preliminary design of a solar car named 'Sepehr' (Sky) will be unveiled at the Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) this week.
 

POSTECH was ranked 8th best university in Asia by Times Higher Education

3 July 2016
In the Asia University Rankings, THE employed the same performance indicators used for its World University Rankings ㅡ 13 indicators in 5 areas including Teaching, Research, Citations, International Outlook and Industry Income ㅡ but more weight was given this year to the industry income indicators as industry-academia cooperation has become a crucial issue to universities.
 

Invitation for Collaboration in Mineral Research Projects

26 October 2016
Chairman of the board of IMIDRO invited the region countries to collaborate in mineral processing research projects.
 

Tehran Hosts Mineral Processing Symposium

22 October 2016
The First International Mineral Processing Activists Symposium (IMPAS 2016) is scheduled to be held in Tehran on October 25-26.
 

IMPRC to Hold 1st International Mineral Processing Activists Symposium on October 25

20 October 2016
1st International Mineral Processing Activists Symposium (IMPAS 2016) & 3rd Workshop of Iron Ore and Base Metals Processing (ECO Experts) will be held by IMPRC on 25-26 October, IMPRC administrator announced.
 

POSTECH was ranked 8th best university in Asia by Times Higher Education

3 July 2016
In the Asia University Rankings, THE employed the same performance indicators used for its World University Rankings ㅡ 13 indicators in 5 areas including Teaching, Research, Citations, International Outlook and Industry Income ㅡ but more weight was given this year to the industry income indicators as industry-academia cooperation has become a crucial issue to universities.
 

IMIDRO’s Attention to Training, Research Sector

15 February 2016
IMIDRO will pay special attention to training and research sector as the prerequisites of the technology and innovation development in mine and mining industries sector in the next Iranian year (20 March 2016_19 march 2017), Director of the IMIDRO’s training ,research and technology department announced.
 

ICT Minister: Iran Determined to Develop Communication Cooperation with CIS States

10 October 2018 Time: 19:14
Iran's Communication and Information Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi announced that the country is willing to broaden cooperation with the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in the field of communication.
 

MSC contributes to construction of first vocational school of Shahr-e Majlesi

4 October 2018 Time: 22:25
A vocational school whose construction was partly funded by Mobarakeh Steel Company (MSC) was inaugurated in Shahr-e Majlesi during Government Week.
 

Samsung Launches S9 Presale in Iran

4 March 2018 Time: 17:29
Samsung’s representative in Iran started the presale of its latest flagship handset Galaxy S9 series in the country on Feb. 29.
 

Iranian Websites Helping Jobseekers

8 November 2017 Time: 01:19
Local startups have launched online services connecting jobseekers and businesses with vacancies. Some of the famous names are Iran Talent, Ponisha and Jobinja, but there also newcomers.
Scrap & Recycling
 

Indian Bulk Scrap Imports Jump in November - Port Data

9 December 2018 Time: 00:47
India world’s third-largest scrap importer after Turkey and South Korea has witnessed sharp rise in bulk scrap imports in Nov’18. As per vessel line up data, India imported total 126,440 MT bulk ferrous scrap in Nov’18 as against nil volumes in Oct’18.
 

Bangladesh : Imported Scrap Offers Stable, Bulk Scrap Imports Up 46% in Nov'18

8 December 2018 Time: 23:19
SteelMint learned in recent conversations with industry participants that limited trades for containerized scrap concluded at stable prices in Bangladesh this week. However, sentiments remain moderate amid limited inquiries in the local market by end customers.
 

Japan: Ferrous Scrap Exports Down 7% in Oct'18

8 December 2018 Time: 22:55
Imports from Vietnam fell 41% while that from South Korea increased 13% M-o-M in Oct'18.
 

Japan's Tokyo Steel Scrap Purchase Price at Tahara Hit 14 Month Low

7 December 2018 Time: 01:28
Steelmaker cuts scrap prices further by JPY 500-1000/MT (USD 4-9) today
 

China: Shagang Steel Cuts Scrap Purchase Price by USD 9

1 December 2018 Time: 23:49
Eastern China’s largest ferrous scrap consumer - Shagang Jiangsu Steel group has slashed scrap purchase price today by RMB 60/MT (USD 9). Amid sharply falling finish steel export prices steelmaker has reduced scrap prices.
 

India: Imported Scrap Market Inquiries Up on Strengthening Rupee

1 December 2018 Time: 23:35
SteelMint learned from market participants that Indian imported scrap market observed increased inquiries on strengthening of Rupee against USD
METALLURGY
 

Foundry of the Week: Innovative Foundry Enterprise SPECODLEW

6 December 2018 Time: 14:01
INNOVATIVE FOUNDRY ENTERPRISE SPECODLEW Ltd. continues the operations of the Research Centre of the Foundry Institute in Cracow, Poland.
 

Ankiros, Annofer and Turkcast, Istanbul 2018

20 November 2018 Time: 18:55
Tradeshow triple bill Ankiros, Annofer and Turkcast impresses exhibitors and visitors
 

Casting and steel – The future is digital

16 November 2018 Time: 17:01
First-hand experience of the digital future no longer requires a visit to Silicon Valley. More and more companies are realising that within the quartet of technology trade fairs GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST new and exciting topics are being addressed! “The Bright World of Metals” is focusing on digitalisation and Industry 4.0 in 2019.
 

ExOne On the way to “Casting 4.0”

6 November 2018 Time: 11:28
Christenguss AG already generates complex sand casting molds in the 3D printing process.
 

Tenbloc ® in Elkem’s portfolio

6 November 2018 Time: 11:19
Tenbloc® is a unique in the mould inoculant block which provides consistent, reliable and cost-effective inoculation for ductile and grey irons. This assists foundries to produce castings with improved metallurgical structures and mechanical properties.
 

10th VDI Conference "Casting Technology in Engine Construction 2019"

30 October 2018 Time: 19:00
We are celebrating an anniversary - will you join us? Over the years, the VDI symposium "Casting Technology in Engine Construction" has become the most important forum for foundries and engine builders in German-speaking countries
 

German Molding Machine Co. Picks New Iran Agent

26 January 2017
German manufacturer of molding machines Krauss Maffei Group has appointed Karan Sima Fam as its new agency in Iran and aims to strengthen its market position in injection molding and reaction injection molding machinery in the country, the German machinery supplier has announced.
 

AMB Iran Success Lines Up 2017 Event

27 June 2016
The success of the latest edition of Germany’s specialized exhibition for the machine tools and metalworking sector known as “AMB Iran” has prompted organizers to start planning the next event in 2017.
 

Extrugasa orders another extrusion press from Danieli Breda

13 November 2016
The new 45MN front-loading press will be the largest in Spain and one of the most modern worldwide
 

Tehran Hosts Alu-Tech Partnership Seminar

5 June 2016
The Iranian capital hosted the first Alu-Tech Partnership Seminar last week with a focus on technological developments in the production of structural parts as well as in automotive industry.
 

Great success at Interall ITA Seminar (Innovative Technologies for Aluminium)

24 December 2015
Great success in Dubai for the highly technical day that took place in order to explain the importance of innovation and the practical feasibility of the new technologies in aluminium extrusion and finishing and in waste water. The new concepts of green technology and the aluminium technology of the future have been presented in front of a special invitation audience of about 75 selected delegates, representing 38 companies from 13 middle east states.
 

Mercury Casting Contracts BuhlerPrince to Expand HPDC

4 October 2015
North America’s largest-dimension high-pressure die casting machine to debut next June
 

REFRAJET® Addmix: An innovative injection system

27 November 2017 Time: 14:29
The REFRAJET® Addmix technology is an innovative injection system that was developed specifically for the installation of cement-free sol-gel bonded refractory concretes of the REFRAJET® Nanobond type.
 

Seven Expands Activities for the Aluminium Industry

30 March 2017 Time: 22:13
Less than a year after the publication of Seven’s first brochure for the aluminium industry, satisfied customers in several countries have been won. Deliveries have gone to Germany, Italy, the Slovak Republic, Russia, and Taiwan.
 

Seven Kazakhstan Factory Opened in February 2017

30 March 2017 Time: 21:16
Seven’s growth over the last years has triggered substantial expansions: In 2016, the main plant in Divača/Slovenia was expanded with fully integrated production, shipping, and storage systems. New and improved lines for dry-mixing and taphole clays are complemented by a brand new 300m2 laboratory.
 

Repair of mixer no. 8 for Rusal

30 March 2017 Time: 20:50
Immediately after the start of Seven’s focus on aluminium, we were entrusted with a crucial task.
 

Fangda Carbon’s Subsidiary Rongguang Carbon to Increase its Graphite Electrodes Capacity

1 December 2018 Time: 23:39
According to sources, Fangda Carbon’s subsidiary Rongguang Carbon Co. Ltd is set to build a new graphite electrodes (GE) plant with a capacity of 50,000 tonnes per year.
 

China's Yunnan province starts safety checks on metals plants

7 September 2017 Time: 11:39
China's southwestern Yunnan province said on Tuesday it is launching safety inspections on iron, steel and aluminium plants as part of a crackdown on outdated capacity.
 

Outotec and Outokumpu settled their patent dispute regarding ferroalloys technology inventions

13 January 2017
Outotec and Outokumpu have settled their patent dispute, commenced in 2013, concerning the rights to inventions relating to ferroalloys technology.
 

Mineral Exports Rise, Imports Fall Over 4 Months

14 August 2016
Crude steel and steel products accounted for nearly half of the overall export value
 

Iran’s Ferrochrome Seeks to Increase Global Market Share

27 July 2016
Iran seeks to increase its share of global ferrochrome markets in light of China cutting down on production capacities in some of its industrial sectors, including ferrochrome, and the country’s need to import the alloy, said Mohammad Reza Pirhassanlou, managing director of Joghatai Ferrochrome Complex.
 

Axens to Study Petroleum coke Feasibility

7 May 2016
Axens will Conduct a bankable feasibility study for the first petroleum coke plant in Iran.
 

China’s Graphite Electrodes Production Falls by 4.5% M-o-M basis in Nov’18

8 December 2018 Time: 23:03
With the start of winter heating season in November came the output restrictions in China’s steel sector as a part of country’s anti-pollution campaign.
 

China’s Yulinde to Increase its Graphite Electrodes Capacity by Three Times

2 December 2018 Time: 00:21
Datong YuLinDe (YLD) Graphite Equipment Co. Ltd is China’s one of the leading graphite electrode (GE) and graphite electrode equipment manufacturing company located in Datong city of Shanxi province in China
 

Indian Graphite Electrode Major HEG Ltd’s Board approves its Capacity Expansion Plan

28 November 2018 Time: 01:24
As per the latest updates that SteelMint has received, the Board of Directors of graphite electrode major, HEG Ltd at its meeting held today at 12:00 Noon has approved the capacity expansion plan for its plant in India.
 

Henan Mingtai grants SMS group final acceptance of high-performance aluminum cold mill

26 November 2018 Time: 21:26
On October 18, 2018, the Chinese aluminum producer Henan Mingtai Al. Industrial Co., Ltd. has granted SMS group the final acceptance certificate for the new aluminum cold rolling mill established at the Gongyi location.
 

Acciaieria Arvedi issues final acceptance certificate for electric arc furnace from Primetals Technologies

14 November 2018 Time: 01:51
Acciaieria Arvedi S.p.A., an Italian steel producer, has issued Primetals Technologies the final acceptance certificate for a new electric arc furnace.
 

Primetals Technologies supplies EAF Quantum electric arc furnace and ladle furnace to Langxi County Hongtai

14 November 2018 Time: 01:45
Primetals Technologies has received an order from Chinese steel producer Langxi County Hongtai Steel Co., Ltd.
 

Pet Coke Import Offers Fall; Domestic Prices Remain Firm in India

9 November 2018 Time: 17:58
Import prices of petroleum coke have decreased substantially over the month, though India’s domestically produced pet coke prices have continued to remain unchanged from the rates that prevailed since the start of this month.
 

Metallurgy exceeds expectations and should generate $350 million in business

28 September 2018 Time: 11:47
The atmosphere of satisfaction was general among the 120 expositor brands of Metallurgy 2018 - Fair and International Congress of Technology for Foundry, Steel, Forging, Aluminum and Services [Feira e Congresso Internacional de Tecnologia para Fundição, Siderurgia, Forjaria, Alumínio e Serviços], held from September 18 to 21, in Joinville, SC.
 

IN - Tata Motors closes gap with Mahindra for 3rd biggest PV maker in India

24 September 2018 Time: 21:24
Tata Motors is narrowing the gap with homegrown rival Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) to challenge the position of third biggest passenger vehicle maker in India by sales.
 

Phosphate Concentrate Output Rises

3 July 2016
Esfordi Phosphate Industrial and Mineral Complex produced 14,859 tons of phosphate concentrate in the first two months of the current Iranian year (started March 20), indicating a 22% rise compared to last year’s corresponding period, Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization reported on its website.
 

GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST to be held at the same interval in future

11 March 2016
“The Bright World of Metals” will be taking place in Düsseldorf again from 25. to 29. June 2019
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