NEWS
IRON and STEEL
 

Fall in Japan’s steel demand drives scrap export surge

9 April 2020 Time: 18:42
Japanese ferrous scrap imports have surged this year in response to weaker domestic steel demand, and exporters are actively looking for more overseas markets to take a surplus of domestic scrap supply.
 

JSW Steel readies to restart mills after lockdown

7 April 2020 Time: 16:49
Indian private-sector producer JSW Steel fell just short of its 2019-20 production target because of the coronavirus outbreak but plans to restart all its operations when India's lockdown is scheduled to end on 15 April.
 

Spain exempts large power consumers from total lockdown

1 April 2020 Time: 18:58
Spain has exempted much of its metals, chemicals, cement and other large power-consuming industries from the halt in non-essential economic activity decreed in the country from 30 March, although they will still have to cut output.
NON-FERROUS
 

The 2021 Lexus LC furnished with aluminium suspension, gets 10 kg weight loss

9 April 2020 Time: 19:20
The Lexus LC is appearing with a compelling blend of exotic looks, intoxicating V8 noises and performance and finely tuned dynamics.
 

Fight against “COVID-19”: Metalex Products in UK boosts to deliver aluminium for medical products

9 April 2020 Time: 19:19
Metalex staffs are presently working overtime at its sites in Poole, Horsham, Birmingham, Chepstow and Milton Keynes to process the orders for aluminium plate and bar billets to be used in the rapid production of medical equipment.
 

The US’ first hydrogen powered electric ferry’s aluminium construction contract secured by AAM

8 April 2020 Time: 20:17
All American Marine (AAM) has secured a contract from Switch Maritime to complete the aluminium construction and outfitting of a 21-m, 84-passenger, zero-emissions, hydrogen-powered, electric-drive ferry that will operate in the California Bay Area.
 

Port Hedland resumes lithium exports in March

8 April 2020 Time: 19:35
Lithium concentrate exports from Port Hedland in West Australia have resumed in March after a hiatus in February.
 

Coronavirus uncertainty delays Japan copper asset sales

1 April 2020 Time: 19:15
Japanese metals producers Mitsubishi Materials (MMC) and Kobe Steel (Kobelco) have agreed to delay their plan to transfer copper tube production assets to an investment fund, citing uncertainty caused by the coronavirus epidemic.
 

Corriente Resources’ mining camp in Ecuador set on fire

30 March 2020 Time: 15:06
The Esperanza camp, which is part of the San Carlos Panantza mining complex in Ecuador, was intentionally set on fire and destroyed this weekend, according to information made public by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Non-Renewable Resources.
 

Bolivia’s largest mine suspends operations as virus controls tighten

29 March 2020 Time: 14:19
Bolivia’s San Cristóbal mine, a huge deposit of zinc, lead and silver, has suspended operations after the country imposed tough rules to halt the spread of coronavirus, its operator Minera San Cristóbal said in a statement on Friday.
 

Glencore closes operations in four countries over coronavirus curbs

26 March 2020 Time: 15:00
Glencore PLC on Thursday halted a number of smaller mines due to government restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus but added its larger operations were not materially impacted.
 

Trevali halts Canadian zinc mine amid covid-19 outbreak

26 March 2020 Time: 14:50
Trevali Mining (TSX:TV) has temporarily stopped production at its Caribou zinc-lead-silver mine in Canada’s New Brunswick province as challenges presented by the spread of covid-19 have added to woes posed by weak conditions in the zinc market.
 

Gold price spikes higher after Federal Reserve announces $2.3 trillion in loan program

9 April 2020 Time: 19:25
The U.S. Federal Reserve continues to throw more money in to the U.S. financial system to support the sputtering economy.
 

Funds trim net-bullish gold positioning but increase silver net length

6 April 2020 Time: 20:22
Money managers trimmed their net-bullish positioning in gold futures modestly – but hiked the silver one – during the most recent reporting week for data compiled by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
 

Market Nuggets RBC's Gero: Comex gold drawing safe-haven bid

1 April 2020 Time: 19:36
Gold is higher on a morning when the market is again drawing safe-haven buyers, said George Gero, managing director with RBC Wealth Management. He pointed out that holdings of the metal by exchange-traded funds have been rising lately.
 

Port Hedland resumes lithium exports in March

8 April 2020 Time: 19:35
Lithium concentrate exports from Port Hedland in West Australia have resumed in March after a hiatus in February.
 

Lithium projects in Argentina suspended

23 March 2020 Time: 19:36
Australian companies involved in Argentina's lithium brine industry have suspended on-site work at projects until the end of March to comply with government's coronavirus containment measures.
 

Fortum, BAF and Nornicket plan a recycling centre to recover metals from electric car batteries

17 March 2020 Time: 20:41
Fortum, BAF, and Nornicket have signed a letter of intent to plan a recycling centre in Harjavalta, Finland to recover metals from electric car batteries. This would enable a successful “closed-loop” cycle to re-use the critical metals present in used batteries.
MINERALS
 

Iron ore diversions weigh on cfr China pellet prices

9 April 2020 Time: 19:05
High-grade iron ore pellet premiums into China fell this week, weighed down by increased Ukrainian and Russian supplies diverting from Europe.
 

Supply tightness lifts iron ore concentrate prices

9 April 2020 Time: 19:02
Spot premiums for iron ore concentrate have nearly doubled for some grades this week, supported by tight Australian supplies that are more than offsetting weakness in pellet markets.
 

BHP commits $8m to support Chile’s battle against COVID-19

30 March 2020 Time: 13:49
Global miner BHP Group (ASX, LON, NYSE: BHP) launched an $8-million plan focused on helping mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Chile.
 

Covid-19 dents India’s coal reform plans

8 April 2020 Time: 19:25
India's reform plans to allow commercial coal mining have run into fresh delays as the government focuses on containing the Covid-19 pandemic.
 

China cuts rail freight to promote economic activity

7 April 2020 Time: 16:44
China's state-controlled Xi'an Railway group has reduced rail costs by 20-26pc for cargoes departing from some parts of Shaanxi, the country's third-largest coal producing province, to encourage more domestic industrial activity and cut coal logistics costs.
 

Coal India faces growth plan review

2 April 2020 Time: 18:07
State-controlled mining firm Coal India's (CIL) ambitious output growth plans face a review after recording its first fiscal year-on-year drop in output in around 20 years, with the demand outlook equally clouded because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
 

FCB Horomill®: 25-year history told by Buzzi Unicem

15 February 2019 Time: 19:48
In the February issue of International Cement Review, Buzzi Unicem reviews its cooperation with Fives in the development of the FCB Horomill® technology.
 

RMA cementing alliances in northwestern BC

31 January 2019 Time: 17:28
A partnership of First Nations, exploration companies and provincial government representatives is working well, as the three groups collaborate to progress mineral exploration and mining in northwest British Columbia.
 

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.
 

Hydro North America chooses Danieli Breda extrusion technology

5 February 2020 Time: 15:52
Hydro Extrusion North America awarded Danieli Breda the contract for a new, 60-MN front-loading direct extrusion press for the Phoenix, AZ facility.
 

SMS group to replace the largest converter in North America at ArcelorMittal Dofasco, employing latest technological features

31 January 2020 Time: 16:07
ArcelorMittal Dofasco (AMD), Canada, has awarded SMS group Inc. the contract to supply a replacement 320-ton KOBM converter and gear drive for its steel making plant in Hamilton, ON, Canada. The converter at ArcelorMittal Dofasco is the largest basic oxygen converter in North America.
 

Danieli “DSD” Drawer in full operation at SIMEC plant in Mexico

29 January 2020 Time: 15:43
The new Draw Sizing Danieli (DSD) technological package has been installed as part of the 600,000-tpy, state-of-the-art, greenfield SBQ steel mill of SIMEC in the city of Apizaco, Mexico.
 

Queensland Government approves NAIF’s $4.75 million loan facility for Metro Bauxite Stage 2 Expansion

8 April 2020 Time: 19:48
The Queensland Treasury has reportedly informed Metro Mining Limited that the State Government has decided to not exercise veto right regarding the Metro's Bauxite Hills Mine Expansion proposal.
 

Coal India faces growth plan review

2 April 2020 Time: 18:07
State-controlled mining firm Coal India's (CIL) ambitious output growth plans face a review after recording its first fiscal year-on-year drop in output in around 20 years, with the demand outlook equally clouded because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
 

Pilbara increases lithium recoveries, cuts unit costs

1 April 2020 Time: 19:13
Australian lithium producer Pilbara Minerals has improved plant recoveries and reduced unit costs at its Pilgangoora mine in Western Australia as it continues to moderate output in response to weak demand.
Auto
 

The 2021 Lexus LC furnished with aluminium suspension, gets 10 kg weight loss

9 April 2020 Time: 19:20
The Lexus LC is appearing with a compelling blend of exotic looks, intoxicating V8 noises and performance and finely tuned dynamics.
 

New-Generation Rolls-Royce Ghost equipped with aluminium platform Spotted Testing

2 April 2020 Time: 18:29
The new Rolls-Royce Ghost will be reinforced by a new manifested platform that has been developed in-house but will share quite a few components with the Phantom and Cullinan.
 

China's Evergrande to launch NEV production in 2021

1 April 2020 Time: 19:04
Chinese investment holding company Evergrande Health is on target to start commercial production next year of its Hengchi series new energy vehicles (NEVs).
Cable & Wire
 

Xinjiang Amer Qian Golding Cable has ordered a CONTIROD®*copper wire rod plant from SMS group

17 February 2020 Time: 17:23
Xinjiang Amer Qian Golding Cable Co., Ltd. from China, a subsidiary of Amer Group, has placed an order with SMS group for a CONTIROD®* casting and rolling plant to produce copper wire.
 

TPO hosts specialized desk on promoting cable, wire industry

9 February 2020 Time: 15:28
Director General of Industrial and Mining Products Office at Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) of Iran said the organization hosted a specialized desk for promotion of cable and wire industry, TPO portal reported.
 

SMS group presents innovations, technology and services for the tube and wire industry

29 January 2020 Time: 16:03
At the international trade fairs "Tube" and “wire”, taking place in Düsseldorf from 30 March to 3 April 2020, SMS group is going to present new plant concepts and innovations that meet the future demands of the tube and wire industry.
ECONOMY
 

Value of trades at IME reaches $800m in a week

9 February 2020 Time: 15:43
During the past Iranian calendar week (ended on Friday), Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) witnessed the trade of 622,349 tons of commodities valued at $880 million, the Public Relations and International Affairs Department of IME reported.
 

Commodities worth nearly $3.4b traded at IME during January

2 February 2020 Time: 13:01
According to a report released by the International Affairs and Public Relations Department of Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME), some 2.874 million tons of commodities valued at $3.397 billion were traded at this exchange market in January.
 

Recap 2019: Slow demand and price downtrend crippled primary aluminium sector; a surplus market likely in 2019

18 December 2019 Time: 20:39
The year 2019 can be called an aftermath of trade wars, restrictive tariffs, sanctions, capacity cuts and price volatility that impacted the aluminium value chain the year earlier.
 

GOOs trading platform to offer tailored auctions

20 March 2020 Time: 20:27
Malta-based renewable energy trading platform Commerg will allow individual counterparties to host auctions from the beginning of next week.
 

China transport activity picks up as coronavirus slows

24 February 2020 Time: 17:14
China's transport sector is continuing to resume operations amid signs the country's coronavirus outbreak is slowing. But activity remains significantly below normal levels.
 

Iran’s Pet-Chem Exports Rising Despite Sanctions

15 December 2019 Time: 17:04
New report shows that neighboring countries are increasing their purchase of Iran’s petrochemical products through a local energy exchange where more than $200 million sales have been recorded just in last week.
 

Integrated forex market to start operation officially in spring

25 March 2020 Time: 16:19
Iran’s integrated forex market, which has been operating in a trial stage, will be officially launched during summer, IRNA reported, quoting an official with the Central Bank of Iran (CBI).
 

Daily ETF gold inflow roughly equals Newcrest annual output

20 March 2020 Time: 20:20
Holdings of gold by exchange-traded funds jumped by a “huge” amount Thursday – 2.6 million ounces, and inflows may well continue, said BMOCapital Markets.
 

Coronavirus Could Hit Clean Energy Investment

14 March 2020 Time: 19:02
The coronavirus pandemic has stoked concerns of a global economic recession as it spreads across the world, igniting one of the sharpest oil price plummets in the last 30 years and causing the biggest stock plunge on Wall Street since the stock market crash in 1987.
 

Singapore delivered bunker premiums hit record high

28 August 2019 Time: 19:46
A shortage of bunker fuel and barges in Singapore has sent delivered premiums for 380cst high-sulphur fuel oil (HSFO) to record highs.
 

Startups Enter Insurance Industry

28 July 2019 Time: 21:23
Insurance industry plans to allow startups to handle 10% of Iran’s insurance market in the current fiscal year that started on March 21, said the head of Central Insurance company of Iran.
 

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.
 

Abraham Group and Aluminij Mostar sign a lease agreement for the facility

8 April 2020 Time: 20:13
M.T. Abraham Group, Aluminij Industries d.o.o. and Aluminij d.d. Mostar have signed a lease agreement for the Mostar based company in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
 

Covid-19 dents India’s coal reform plans

8 April 2020 Time: 19:25
India's reform plans to allow commercial coal mining have run into fresh delays as the government focuses on containing the Covid-19 pandemic.
 

Over $17.8b of facilities to be paid to production units

30 March 2020 Time: 16:44
Iranian banking system will offer 750 trillion rials (about $17.85 billion) of facilities to the production units hurt by the current economic condition in the country, the governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced.
 

Rejection of Iran’s IMF Loan Application Unacceptable: President

8 April 2020 Time: 20:38
It would be unacceptable for the International Monetary Fund to unfairly refuse Iran’s application for a loan that it needs for the fight against the coronavirus, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
 

Oil Negotiators Race for Pact

7 April 2020 Time: 20:20
Saudi Arabia, Russia and other large oil producers are racing to negotiate a deal to stem the historic price crash as diplomats said some progress was made on Sunday.
 

Over $17.8b of facilities to be paid to production units

30 March 2020 Time: 16:44
Iranian banking system will offer 750 trillion rials (about $17.85 billion) of facilities to the production units hurt by the current economic condition in the country, the governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced.
 

PMO to pay $857m for fleet supply in a year

30 March 2020 Time: 16:20
Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) will pay 36 trillion rials (about $857 million) for supplying marine fleet during the current Iranian calendar year (began on March 20), the managing director of organization announced.
 

How to fund oil projects in the absence of oil money?

22 March 2020 Time: 16:12
These days, the oil market is facing an unprecedented crisis; on one hand the demand for oil has fallen drastically due to the slowdown in the global economy following the coronavirus outbreak and on the other hand the start of a price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia hit the market so hard that oil crashed to a level not seen in 29 years.
 

Permanent Secretariat of Exhibitions and Investment Seminars in Oil and Petrochemical Industry Inaugurated in Kish

19 February 2020 Time: 21:59
Kish Island has high potential and capability to play a leading role in various industrial and economic fields especially oil, gas and petrochemical industries.
 

Railway projects worth $142m inaugurated across Iran

9 February 2020 Time: 15:54
Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) said 56 railway infrastructure and service projects were inaugurated across the country on Sunday, on the occasion of the “Ten-Day Dawn” which marks the 41st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in 1979.
 

Envoy: Iran Progressing in Developing Smart Cities

7 December 2019 Time: 17:51
Iran is taking long strides in developing smart cities with strengthening infrastructures, the country’s Ambassador to Romania Morteza Abutalebi said.
 

Minister: Iran to Reconstruct Syria's Ravaged Water, Sewage Infrastructures

5 December 2019 Time: 16:17
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian announced that Tehran and Damascus will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which paves the ground for Iran's cooperation with Syria in reconstruction of its water and sewage infrastructures destroyed during war.
 

IRICA offering 18 new incentives to support export

27 March 2020 Time: 16:35
Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) is offering 18 new incentives to the country’s exporters in a bid to support exports, IRIB reported on Friday.
 

Annual loading, unloading of cargos at Iran's ports rise 6%

27 March 2020 Time: 16:31
Loading and unloading of commodities at the ports of Iran have risen six percent during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19), the head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced.
 

Annual loading, unloading of basic commodities up 136% in Chabahar Port

25 March 2020 Time: 21:25
Loading and unloading of basic goods in Iran’s Chabahar Port have increased 136 percent during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19) compared to its preceding year, according to an provincial official.
 

85% of Tax Revenues Collected From 3 Percent of Taxpayers

24 November 2019 Time: 15:48
Eighty-five percent of Iran's tax revenues come from only 3% of taxpayers, according to the head of Majlis Economic Commission, Eliyas Hazrati.
 

Swiss Gov't Approves Changes to Iran DTA

29 October 2019 Time: 20:05
The Swiss Federal Council adopted a dispatch on a protocol to the double tax agreement (DTA) with Iran on Oct. 23, which implements the minimum standards for such agreements.
 

Eliminating tax exemption in free zones not on agenda

21 October 2019 Time: 21:54
The secretary of Iranian Free Zones High Council said eliminating tax exemptions in the country’s free zones is not on the agenda of any official government or legislative bodies, IRNA reported.
 

Gold price spikes higher after Federal Reserve announces $2.3 trillion in loan program

9 April 2020 Time: 19:25
The U.S. Federal Reserve continues to throw more money in to the U.S. financial system to support the sputtering economy.
 

Rejection of Iran’s IMF Loan Application Unacceptable: President

8 April 2020 Time: 20:38
It would be unacceptable for the International Monetary Fund to unfairly refuse Iran’s application for a loan that it needs for the fight against the coronavirus, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
 

1,185 Production Units Revived Last Year

7 April 2020 Time: 20:35
A total of 1,185 production units in Iran’s industrial parks and estates were revived in the last Iranian year that ended on March 19, according to Asghar Masaheb, the deputy head of Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization.
GEOLOGY
 

B2Gold’s drilling results for Fekola mine in Mali show room to grow north

9 December 2019 Time: 21:05
Mid-tier Canadian miner B2Gold (TSX:BTO)(NYSE: BTG) has announced year-end exploration results for the Fekola property and Anaconda area in Mali that continue to support the conversion of Inferred Mineral Resources to Indicated Mineral Resources within the resource pit boundary.
 

Geoscience BC to explore copper-gold deposits buried below till

9 December 2019 Time: 21:03
Geoscience BC launched the Central Interior Copper-Gold Research series, a C$2.9-million initiative that aims to focus mineral exploration and attract investment across 50,700 square kilometres of British Columbia’s Cariboo and Fraser Canyon Countries.
 

Rare earth miner Lynas picks Kalgoorlie for processing plant

9 December 2019 Time: 19:56
Australian rare earths miner Lynas Corp (ASX: LYC) has selected the city of Kalgoorlie to build its new cracking and leaching plant to extract low-level radioactivity from the ore mined at its Mt Weld operation, which is then shipped to Malaysia for final treatment.
ENVIRONMENT
 

Corriente Resources’ mining camp in Ecuador set on fire

30 March 2020 Time: 15:06
The Esperanza camp, which is part of the San Carlos Panantza mining complex in Ecuador, was intentionally set on fire and destroyed this weekend, according to information made public by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Non-Renewable Resources.
 

Bolivia’s largest mine suspends operations as virus controls tighten

29 March 2020 Time: 14:19
Bolivia’s San Cristóbal mine, a huge deposit of zinc, lead and silver, has suspended operations after the country imposed tough rules to halt the spread of coronavirus, its operator Minera San Cristóbal said in a statement on Friday.
 

Petra Diamonds halts 2020 production target

28 March 2020 Time: 14:39
Petra Diamonds (LON:PDL) has had to halt its production outlook for fiscal 2020 as it is closing its mines in South Africa for a mandatory 21-day lockdown aimed at tackling the worsening coronavirus pandemic.
ENERGY
 

Details uncertain ahead of Opec + emergency meeting

9 April 2020 Time: 18:53
The Opec+ group will be under intense pressure to reach a production cut agreement at an emergency online meeting today. But expectations are low, with many aspects of the discussions still not agreed.
 

Iran Steps Up Efforts for Oil Market Stability

8 April 2020 Time: 20:42
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said he has held consultations with several foreign officials about plans to restore stability to the global oil market ahead of a meeting between OPEC and its allies.
 

China April Oil Product Export Falling as Pandemic Erodes Demand

8 April 2020 Time: 20:23
China is poised to cut oil product exports in April as lockdowns across the world to limit the coronavirus pandemic sapped global demand, according to refiners, traders and analysts.
 

More LNG cargo deferrals eyed because of Covid-19

9 April 2020 Time: 19:09
Containment measures to halt the spread of Covid-19 in many countries are expected to result in even more surplus LNG supply in the spot market, as weakened domestic gas demand drives importers to seek cargo deferrals.
 

India's March LPG demand rises with lockdown

9 April 2020 Time: 19:07
Indian LPG demand in March increased by 2pc from a year earlier but fell short of a record high in January. LPG was the only fuel to show growth last month amid the Covid-19 outbreak that closed businesses and barred people from leaving homes under a 21-day nationwide lockdown from 25 March.
 

India's Odisha state extends Covid-19 lockdown

9 April 2020 Time: 19:00
India's eastern state of Odisha has become the first jurisdiction to extend its Covid-19 lockdown beyond the scheduled nationwide end date of 14 April.
 

German refineries cut runs on low demand

9 April 2020 Time: 18:50
Several refineries in Germany have reduced production because of a significant drop in fuel demand and high stocks arising from efforts to stop the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
 

China April Oil Product Export Falling as Pandemic Erodes Demand

8 April 2020 Time: 20:23
China is poised to cut oil product exports in April as lockdowns across the world to limit the coronavirus pandemic sapped global demand, according to refiners, traders and analysts.
 

South Korea defers crude import taxes to aid refiners

8 April 2020 Time: 19:39
South Korea is deferring taxes on crude imports for the next three months to help refiners and other buyers weather a slump in fuel demand caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
 

IOC to maintain Paradip shutdown as lockdown extended

9 April 2020 Time: 18:56
State-controlled Indian refiner IOC may be forced to maintain a shutdown at its petrochemical units in Paradip following an extension of the Covid-19 lockdown in the eastern state of Odisha, where the plant is located.
 

Qatar’s Woqod issues tender to buy bitumen

8 April 2020 Time: 19:22
State-controlled Qatar Fuel's subsidiary Woqod has issued its third tender this year to import 12,000-15,000t of bitumen for delivery from 25 April to 5 May.
 

South Korea’s HCP shuts aromatics unit for maintenance

8 April 2020 Time: 19:19
South Korea's Hyundai Cosmo Petrochemical (HCP) has closed its No.1 aromatics complex in Daesan for scheduled maintenance from 8 April for 30-45 days.
 

Drinking water supplied to 859 villages in 6 months

29 March 2020 Time: 21:41
Drinking water was supplied to 859 villages with the population of 504,000 people throughout the country in the second of the past Iranian calendar year (September 22, 2019-March 19, 2020), IRNA reported.
 

Energy Ministry to inaugurate 38 major water, electricity projects in spring

25 March 2020 Time: 16:23
Iranian Energy Ministry plans to inaugurate 15 major projects in water and electricity sectors during spring, which corresponds to the first quarter of the Iranian calendar year, IRNA reported.
 

Iran Energy Ministry Says Water Supply Safe

17 March 2020 Time: 18:20
Conventional water treatment methods (filtration and disinfection) used in drinking water networks across the country are functioning as designed and prevent all waterborne pathogens, head of the Energy Ministry's crisis management department said.
 

Work Begins on Constructing 2nd Unit of Nuclear Power Plant in Bushehr

10 November 2019 Time: 17:13
Work for pouring concrete at the site of the second unit of Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant in south Iran started on Sunday.
 

The US’ first hydrogen powered electric ferry’s aluminium construction contract secured by AAM

8 April 2020 Time: 20:17
All American Marine (AAM) has secured a contract from Switch Maritime to complete the aluminium construction and outfitting of a 21-m, 84-passenger, zero-emissions, hydrogen-powered, electric-drive ferry that will operate in the California Bay Area.
 

India moves to shore up power supplies amid lockdown

30 March 2020 Time: 18:47
India is taking steps to ensure uninterrupted power supplies as the nationwide coronavirus-related lockdown starts to pile more pressure on cash-strapped electricity distributors.
 

Energy Ministry to inaugurate 38 major water, electricity projects in spring

25 March 2020 Time: 16:23
Iranian Energy Ministry plans to inaugurate 15 major projects in water and electricity sectors during spring, which corresponds to the first quarter of the Iranian calendar year, IRNA reported.
 

Iran to Unveil 122 Nuclear Achievements

9 April 2020 Time: 19:27
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) was going to mark the National Nuclear Technology Day on Wednesday by unveiling 122 new achievements of the country’s nuclear scientists, but decided to postpone the ceremony due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, a spokesman said.
 

US Extends Iran Nuclear Cooperation Sanctions Waivers

31 March 2020 Time: 18:39
The United States has allowed companies from Russia, China, and Europe to continue their work at Iranian nuclear facilities without being subject to American sanctions, the US State Department announced.
 

Iran Sets Up Project to Produce Molybdenum-99

18 March 2020 Time: 18:33
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran launched a national project to produce molybdenum-99, a radioisotope used to make radiopharmaceuticals.
 

The Hague delays GHG reduction plan over coronavirus

30 March 2020 Time: 17:47
The Dutch government will postpone the introduction of a court-mandated plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the end of this year because of the coronavirus outbreak, economy minister Eric Wiebes said.
 

Australian gas companies explore renewable hydrogen market

28 March 2020 Time: 14:36
The Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG), Jemena Gas Networks, AusNet and Evoenergy have collaboratively released an expression of interest to have companies and organizations in the international hydrogen supply chain approach them with proposals on how to deliver Australia’s low carbon vision through hydrogen.
 

GOOs trading platform to offer tailored auctions

20 March 2020 Time: 20:27
Malta-based renewable energy trading platform Commerg will allow individual counterparties to host auctions from the beginning of next week.
 

Danish Firm Will Join Japan Offshore Wind Projects

21 January 2019 Time: 15:31
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings has signed a memorandum of understanding with Danish energy business Orsted to work together on offshore wind projects.
 

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.
 

South Pars offshore development to be completed by Mar. 19

4 March 2020 Time: 12:19
All the offshore operations of the development project of Iran’s South Pars gas field (in the Persian Gulf), except for phase 11, will be completed by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 19, 2020), Mohammad Meshkinfam, the managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), announced.
 

Last platform of SP phases 22-24 fully operational

3 March 2020 Time: 13:04
Platform SPD-24B, which is the last platform of the phases 22, 23, 24 of developing South Pars gas field (in the Persian Gulf), has started transferring sour gas to onshore refineries, deputy operator of the phases’ development project told Shana.
 

NIOC to renovate southern oil facilities

21 February 2020 Time: 15:26
National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) is following a program to renovate all the country’s old and worn-out oil facilities, IRNA reported quoting a senior official with the company.
 

Tehran hosting bitumen, asphalt conference, exhibition

23 October 2019 Time: 20:21
Iran’s 11th National Bitumen, Asphalt and Machinery Conference and Exhibition kicked off in Tehran on Tuesday at the presence of the country’s Transport Minister Mohammad Eslami, the event’s portal reported.
 

South Korea jet fuel differential at lowest since 2008

8 April 2020 Time: 19:33
The South Korean jet fuel differential has fallen to the lowest levels since at least 2008 amid weak domestic demand caused by the impact of Covid-19 and higher exports.
 

Mexico slashes energy investment portfolio

6 April 2020 Time: 20:13
Mexico's government cut its estimate for the worth of a portfolio of long-awaited energy investment plans amid the lowest crude prices in years and the coronavirus pandemic.
 

Power use rises in Hubei as lockdowns are lifted

26 March 2020 Time: 18:53
Power consumption has increased sharply in China's Hubei province following the lifting of a lengthy lockdown. The increased power requirements are likely to support coal demand.
Transportation
 

Air France–KLM March traffic slumps on Covid-19

9 April 2020 Time: 18:59
Air France–KLM said that its passenger traffic fell by 57pc year on year in March, as a result of "progressive extensions of capacity reductions" it imposed in reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic.
 

South Korean air passenger traffic drops to record low

7 April 2020 Time: 16:57
South Korean air passenger traffic slumped by 84pc from pre-coronavirus levels in March, in one of the first indications of the full toll of the coronavirus pandemic on last month's Asia-Pacific jet fuel demand.
 

China’s air traffic starts to recover in March

2 April 2020 Time: 18:00
Commercial air traffic in China picked up in March from a month earlier, but was still down by more than half from levels before the coronavirus outbreak, China's civil aviation administration (CAAC) said.
 

83% Rise in Freight Transport From Chabahar

6 April 2020 Time: 17:28
A total of 197,474 tons of essential goods, including wheat, rice and livestock feed, were transported from the southeastern port of Chabahar to the mainland from Feb. 20 to April 3 by 7,586 trucks, an official with Sistan-Baluchestan Department of Road Maintenance and Transportation said.
 

Colas halts road paving work in France

20 March 2020 Time: 21:11
French road builder Colas has halted all road construction work in France to comply with the government's lock-down measures to battle the coronavirus pandemic, which has stopped nearly all its bitumen purchases.
 

Sections of Tehran-Karaj Freeway Project Inaugurated

18 March 2020 Time: 18:25
Sections 2 and 3 of a 14.6-kilometer-long freeway connecting the capital city Tehran to Karaj, the capital of Alborz Province, were inaugurated on Tuesday.
 

Port Hedland resumes lithium exports in March

8 April 2020 Time: 19:35
Lithium concentrate exports from Port Hedland in West Australia have resumed in March after a hiatus in February.
 

PMO to pay $857m for fleet supply in a year

30 March 2020 Time: 16:20
Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) will pay 36 trillion rials (about $857 million) for supplying marine fleet during the current Iranian calendar year (began on March 20), the managing director of organization announced.
 

IRICA offering 18 new incentives to support export

27 March 2020 Time: 16:35
Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) is offering 18 new incentives to the country’s exporters in a bid to support exports, IRIB reported on Friday.
 

Iran saves $7bn with indigenizing industries in 5yrs.: cmdr.

7 March 2020 Time: 21:13
Khatam-al Anbiya Construction Headquarters managed to save the country more than $7 billion by localizing the equipment in some industries including oil and gas within five years, according to its commander.
 

PMO to hold conference on effective rail-port connection

21 February 2020 Time: 15:19
Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) is going to hold a conference on the efficient connection of the country’s ports to the national railway network, IRIB reported on Thursday.
 

Railway projects worth $142m inaugurated across Iran

9 February 2020 Time: 15:54
Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (known as RAI) said 56 railway infrastructure and service projects were inaugurated across the country on Sunday, on the occasion of the “Ten-Day Dawn” which marks the 41st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in 1979.
 

‘36,000 public transport vehicles to become dual-fuel by yearend’

12 February 2020 Time: 21:45
Deputy Director of National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) says 36,000 vehicles of the country’s public transportation fleet are planned to become dual-fuel by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 19).
 

CNG consumption up 31% following gasoline rationing

6 February 2020 Time: 20:26
Consumption of compressed natural gas (CNG) in Iran has increased by 31 percent since the implementation of the gasoline rationing scheme, according to the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC).
 

Transportation fleet in urgent need of modernization

4 February 2020 Time: 18:41
Iranian transport and urban development minister said on Monday that the modernization of the country’s transportation fleet should continue in the form of a smart movement and bureaucratic processes should be minimized in this regard.
 

Air France–KLM March traffic slumps on Covid-19

9 April 2020 Time: 18:59
Air France–KLM said that its passenger traffic fell by 57pc year on year in March, as a result of "progressive extensions of capacity reductions" it imposed in reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic.
 

India slashes jet fuel prices further

6 April 2020 Time: 20:09
Indian state-controlled refiners have slashed jet fuel prices by 29pc this month after cutting them by 22pc in March as the coronavirus outbreak restricts demand for air travel.
 

Vietnam's travel restrictions threaten transport fuels

2 April 2020 Time: 18:05
Vietnam's latest measures to curb its coronavirus outbreak are dealing another blow to Asia-Pacific's stuttering oil products demand.
Housing & Building
 

Iran’s int’l stone expo to host 6,000 businesspeople

5 August 2019 Time: 22:06
More than 6,000 businesspeople active in the field of decorative stones from around the world will take part at the 12th edition of Iran Stone Expo 2019 in early October, an official said.
 

Over 6,500 stone processing units operating across Iran

22 July 2019 Time: 21:04
Director General of Mineral Industries Office of the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade Seifollah Amiri said over 6500 stone processing units are currently active across the country, 500 of which are exporting to global markets.
 

The Essentiality of the Development of the Industry of Paper Production from Stones

10 June 2019 Time: 23:30
Me-Metals: The executor of the sodium carbonate paper production plan of Aligoodarz emphasized the need in the development of paper production industry from stones in the country.
 

Tile Production Exceeds 150m m2 in 5 Months

10 November 2019 Time: 17:16
Atotal of 158.45 million square meters of tiles were produced in Iran during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21- Aug. 22) to register an increase of 4.4% compared with last year’s corresponding period.
 

Iran's Trade With Turkmenistan Tops $300m

29 January 2019 Time: 15:55
Iran traded $312 million worth of commodities with Turkmenistan during the 10 months to Jan. 20, according to Iran's commercial attaché to Turkmenistan.
 

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.
 

Plan for supplying nomadic households with mobile PV systems underway

14 October 2019 Time: 16:15
Iran’s Energy Ministry has started a plan for providing 25,000 nomadic households across the country with portable photovoltaic systems so that they could use electricity during migration.
 

Tehran Hosting 445 Int’l Companies of Printing, Packaging Industries

30 November 2019 Time: 18:49
Some 445 companies from 13 countries are showcasing their products and capabilities in the 26th International Exhibition of Printing, Packaging and Related Machinery in the Iranian capital city of Tehran.
 

Plan for supplying nomadic households with mobile PV systems underway

14 October 2019 Time: 16:15
Iran’s Energy Ministry has started a plan for providing 25,000 nomadic households across the country with portable photovoltaic systems so that they could use electricity during migration.
 

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.
 

Iran Build and Property Show 2020 to kick off on Sunday

2 February 2020 Time: 13:03
Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds will host Iran Build and Property Show 2020 from Sunday until Wednesday.
 

Kish Island hosting intl. building industry exhibition

1 November 2019 Time: 22:42
The 15th International Civil and Building Industry Exhibition (Kish Buidex 2019) kicked off on Wednesday in Kish Island in southern Iran, IRNA reported.
 

Intl. building industry expo running in Isfahan

11 October 2019 Time: 15:32
The 22nd International Exhibition of Building Industry kicked off on Thursday at Isfahan International Fairground, in the central province of Isfahan.
 

Number of real estate deals falls 70% in a month

28 March 2020 Time: 21:39
The number of real estate deals in Iran has dropped 70 percent in the past Iranian calendar month of Esfand (ended on March 19) which is also the last month of the Iranian calendar year, ILNA reported quoting the vice chairman of Iranian Real Estate Agencies.
 

Housing price climbs 3.8% in Tehran City

25 February 2020 Time: 15:41
Housing price rose 3.8 percent in Tehran City during the past Iranian calendar month of Bahman (ended on February 19), compared to its previous month, ISNA reported on Tuesday.
 

Iran Build and Property Show 2020 to kick off on Sunday

2 February 2020 Time: 13:03
Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds will host Iran Build and Property Show 2020 from Sunday until Wednesday.
 

Number of real estate deals falls 70% in a month

28 March 2020 Time: 21:39
The number of real estate deals in Iran has dropped 70 percent in the past Iranian calendar month of Esfand (ended on March 19) which is also the last month of the Iranian calendar year, ILNA reported quoting the vice chairman of Iranian Real Estate Agencies.
 

Housing price climbs 3.8% in Tehran City

25 February 2020 Time: 15:41
Housing price rose 3.8 percent in Tehran City during the past Iranian calendar month of Bahman (ended on February 19), compared to its previous month, ISNA reported on Tuesday.
 

Tehran City’s real estate deals down 73% in a month on year

2 September 2019 Time: 17:12
The number of real estate deals in Tehran City fell 73.7 percent in the fifth Iranian calendar month of Mordad (July 23-August 22), compared to the same month in the past year, Tasnim news agency reported citing the data released by Ministry of Transport and Urban Development.
 

Indian cement makers may delay restart of plants

8 April 2020 Time: 18:45
Cement companies in India, the world second biggest market, are wary about short-term prospects for demand and may not rush to restart plants if the federal government begins lifting its lockdown from 15 April.
 

China’s cement prices rise as coal demand recovers

25 March 2020 Time: 18:23
Rising cement prices in several Chinese regions signal that the recovery in the sector is picking up pace, which could boost coal demand with the industry being a large-scale consumer.
 

Indian cement producers seek coke cargo deferments

25 March 2020 Time: 18:08
A nationwide lockdown in India is prompting cement producers to seek deferments on the loading of cargoes of petroleum coke, which they use as a fuel for production. These high-sulphur coke cargoes were due for loading from refineries in the US and Saudi Arabia.
Sciences
 

SMS group and Semiotic Labs sign collaborate agreement

20 March 2020 Time: 18:38
Semiotic Labs, a scale-up company based in Leiden, Netherlands, and SMS group have signed an agreement under which the two companies will cooperate in the field of predictive maintenance.
 

Knowledge-based firms indigenize 50 strategic products in water, electricity sector

16 March 2020 Time: 16:03
Iranian knowledge-based companies have indigenized the technology for manufacturing 50 strategic products applied in the water and electricity sector of the country in the current Iranian calendar year (ends on March 19), the managing director of Iranian Electrical Power Equipment Manufacturing and Provision Company (known by its Persian acronym SATKAB) told IRIB on Tuesday.
 

MSC wins award for management of innovation and technology

17 April 2019 Time: 11:08
A 6th edition of Iran National Award for Management of Innovation and Technology (IRAMIT) has handed its award for management of innovation and technology to Mobarakeh Steel Company (MSC).
 

Mingzhi Technology lands first core center project in Italy

8 April 2020 Time: 19:41
Announcing Mingzhi Technology’s first project in Italy of a "core center" for core package production with the cold box isocure process for stainless steel collectors within the motorsports car sector to be installed at Assisi Foundries SpA (former FOM Tacconi SpA).
 

EHP: Energy saving with weighing technology

6 April 2020 Time: 20:15
Foundries in particular have immense potential to benefit from the diverse “IoT” opportunities of the future. In our industry, fast processes, strict monitoring of product development and avoidance of work hazards when dealing with hot material are important.
 

BMO: China’s 5G expansion ‘positive for silver demand’

30 March 2020 Time: 20:14
China’s aggressive efforts to expand its 5G wireless network bode well for silver demand, said BMO Capital Markets.
 

Tiny electronics can still rely on gold

30 March 2020 Time: 14:08
A research paper published in Physical Review Letters reveals that gold can stand up to the strain of the next-generation data processing in electronic devices.
 

Noodle.ai and SMS digital launch AI-fueled application for the steel industry

16 January 2020 Time: 14:57
The AI application will help steel companies improve on-spec mechanical properties of advanced steel products to meet the highest market demands
 

Arvan Cloud Introduces Network Availability Services

5 January 2020 Time: 19:13
Iranian cloud service provider Arvan Cloud has set up a platform that helps monitor the availability of internet services in the country.
 

Students from University of Duisburg-Essen win third Data Challenge of SMS digital

17 January 2020 Time: 17:02
How can machine-learning algorithms help to make steel production more efficient?
 

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.
 

Students from University of Duisburg-Essen win third Data Challenge of SMS digital

17 January 2020 Time: 17:02
How can machine-learning algorithms help to make steel production more efficient?
 

University study confirms porphyry systems at Jaxon’s BC project

14 July 2019 Time: 17:45
Quartz tourmaline breccia has been identified as indicative of porphyry systems at Jaxon Mining’s (TSXV: JAX) Red Springs project in western Canada.
 

Amirkabir University to Launch Tech Complex

18 May 2019 Time: 14:31
Tehran-based Amirkabir University of Technology plans to launch a technology complex in collaboration with the state-owned Bank of Industry and Mine.
 

ESA, Hypervine bring blockchain and satellite data together for mining teams

18 February 2020 Time: 15:46
Glasgow-based start-up Hypervine announced Monday the start of a project co-funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop services using space-based data to improve efficiencies for extractive industries.
 

Rouhani Calls for Muslim States' Joint AI Project

18 December 2019 Time: 21:00
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined the importance of digital economy in future world, and declared his nation's preparedness to kick off cooperation with the Islamic states in developing artificial intelligence technology.
 

Iran, China Firm to Expand Cooperation on Knowledge-Based Economy

12 November 2019 Time: 17:11
Tehran and Beijing are resolute to broaden mutual cooperation in areas of knowledge-based economy as an Iranian delegation of knowledge-based companies is on a tour of China.
 

Iranian Delegation to Visit China’s Hi-Tech Fair

11 October 2019 Time: 18:57
An Iranian delegation is planning to visit China’s Hi-Tech Fair, also known as CHTF 2019, from Nov. 10-14 in Shenzhen to expand bilateral ties and collaborations with innovative and knowledge-based companies and startups in the host country.
Scrap & Recycling
 

Fall in Japan’s steel demand drives scrap export surge

9 April 2020 Time: 18:42
Japanese ferrous scrap imports have surged this year in response to weaker domestic steel demand, and exporters are actively looking for more overseas markets to take a surplus of domestic scrap supply.
 

Turmec installs MRF plant in Wiltshire to treat recyclable materials

2 April 2020 Time: 18:34
Turmec has reportedly designed, supplied, and installed an advanced MRF plant in Wiltshire to treat kerbside collected comingled recyclable materials picked from around 220,000 households across the region. The plant will have the capacity to process 20 tonnes per hour of dry mixed recyclables, ensuring a high-quality separation of recycled materials is achieved.
 

Scrap supply shock limits Turkish availability

31 March 2020 Time: 19:36
Global ferrous scrap availability has diminished to such an extent amid supply shutdowns caused by the coronavirus outbreak that Turkish mills are now finding it increasingly difficult to source new cargoes, limiting their ability to drive prices down further.
METALLURGY
 

Kurtz Foundry Machines present their SOLUTIONS FOR THE BEST

9 April 2020 Time: 19:14
Get highest melting and casting quality by the use of Kurtz’ special low-pressure casting process and its special casting line concepts!
 

Mingzhi Technology lands first core center project in Italy

8 April 2020 Time: 19:41
Announcing Mingzhi Technology’s first project in Italy of a "core center" for core package production with the cold box isocure process for stainless steel collectors within the motorsports car sector to be installed at Assisi Foundries SpA (former FOM Tacconi SpA).
 

EHP: Energy saving with weighing technology

6 April 2020 Time: 20:15
Foundries in particular have immense potential to benefit from the diverse “IoT” opportunities of the future. In our industry, fast processes, strict monitoring of product development and avoidance of work hazards when dealing with hot material are important.
 

CELSA Barcelona places order with SMS group for modernization of medium-section mill

6 February 2020 Time: 16:11
CELSA Barcelona has contracted SMS group to revamp the section mill at its Castellbisbal location in Spain.
 

Primetals Technologies receives FAC for modernized DC twin electric arc furnace at Baosteel in Shanghai, China

6 October 2019 Time: 23:50
Primetals Technologies has received the final acceptance certificate (FAC) from China's Baoshan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. (Baosteel) for the modernization of a more than 20 year old DC twin electric arc furnace at its Shanghai plant.
 

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.
 

Commerzbank: ETF holdings of gold rise but fall for platinum

31 March 2020 Time: 20:24
Exchange-traded-fund holdings of platinum have fallen sharply this month, while holdings of gold keep rising, Commerzbank said. After big inflows last week, holdings in gold ETFs tracked by Bloomberg increased by another 16 metric tons Monday, putting them above 90 million ounces or over 2,800 tons for the first time, the bank pointed out.
 

Italy’s Raffmetal shuts for two-week quarantine

19 March 2020 Time: 19:11
Italy-based aluminium alloy producer Raffmetal will extend this week's shutdown through next week to allow employees a full two-week quarantine period amid the coronavirus pandemic, president Orlando Niboli said today.
 

How India’s Graphite Electrodes Trade Dynamics Changed in Last Two Years?

5 March 2020 Time: 23:33
The last two years have been a roller coaster ride for the Graphite electrodes manufacturers globally. The supply-side structural changes in China that took place in the latter half of 2017 required polluting GE units to shut down and subsequently created its shortage and increased prices.
 

Danieli high-speed, high-capacity bar mill technology for Luzhou Xinyang I&S

27 March 2020 Time: 19:09
Currently in its engineering phase, the high-speed bar mill of Luzhou Xinyang I&S, China, will produce 1.4 Mtpy of rebar products in the range from 12- to 40-mm diameter, for grades HRBF 400E - 500E. Starting from 165-mm diameter billets weighing up to 2,500 kg, the new mill will operate at speeds up to 240 tph.
 

Successful INBA® Plant Reline at Rogesa’s Dillingen No. 4 Blast Furnace

23 March 2020 Time: 18:33
AG der Dillinger Hüttenwerke (Dillinger) and Paul Wurth completed recently the modernisation of the slag granulation plant at Dillinger’s No. 4 blast furnace. Paul Wurth’s INBA granulation and dewatering technology has been operating there since its initial installation in 2003.
 

SMS group and Semiotic Labs sign collaborate agreement

20 March 2020 Time: 18:38
Semiotic Labs, a scale-up company based in Leiden, Netherlands, and SMS group have signed an agreement under which the two companies will cooperate in the field of predictive maintenance.
 

F+M Engineering partners with Foundry and Metallurgy Engineering SA

11 March 2020 Time: 20:50
F+M Engineering is pleased to inform you that an important foreign investor has gathered a group of experienced people in the field of foundry and metallurgy to be part of a new company, named Foundry and Metallurgy Engineering SA, in Switzerland.
 

Danieli bloom caster at BaoWu Baoshan to be upgraded with new, hard reduction modules

4 March 2020 Time: 19:22
The 14-m CCM with 4 strands was supplied in 2008 to produce 320x425-mm sections and later revamped by Danieli in 2014 to add round sections up to 380 mm. The caster originally included 9 soft-reduction modules per strand.
 

Become part of the German Pavilion!

28 February 2020 Time: 18:12
The Metallurgy-Litmash is one of the most important trade and contact platforms in Russia. Every year it underlines its relevance on the Russian market and is already firmly established there. Do not miss this important industry event and take advantage of the increasing demand for metallurgy, foundry technology and castings in Russia.
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