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Canadian mining company Dundee Precious Metals (DPM) has announced a major milestone with the first gold production at the Krumovgrad open pit gold mine in south-eastern Bulgaria. Read more

The Canadian-based mining company European Electric Metals is continuing its metallurgical testing of mineralised materials at the Skroska nickel-cobalt laterite mine in the Elbasan region of eastern Albania and has extended due diligence and... Read more

Picosun Group, a leading supplier of ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition) thin film coating solutions for global industries, has developed a new high-quality ALD yttria process for corrosion protection in harsh environments. Read more

Arlenico, a special quality wire rod producer located near Lecco Lake, Lombardy, Italy, put the new four-stand MEERdrivePLUS sizing block supplied by SMS group into operation in the existing Caleotto wire rod line. Read more

The precious metals mining firm Polymetal International plc has been awarded the Industry Mover distinction from RobecoSAM for its outstanding sustainability performance. The firm is the first Russian company to be included in RobecoSAM's... Read more

The UK steel industry is heading towards a greener, carbon-neutral future, with industry bodies, businesses and universities coming together for a seven-year research programme looking at making the industry cleaner. Read more

Last week, the European Space Agency (ESA) has announced the signing of a one-year contract with ArianeGroup, a European aerospace consortium. The intention is part of a bid to look at the feasibility of mining on the surface in the search for natura Read more

The ambitious EU-funded research project to create and develop innovative technology that combines the production of geothermal energy with extraction of metals from the geothermal liquid in a single and interlinked process has entered its final phas Read more

Canadian firm Euro Manganese has announced that their preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its manganese tailing project at Chvaletice, Czech Republic, has shown the operation could last for 25 years and produce 1.19-million tonnes of HPEMM Read more

Canadian junior mining firm Explorex Resources has announced the scrapping of plans to buy the Hautalampi cobalt, copper and nickel project in eastern Finland due to the inability to secure adequate funding in advance. Read more

Musashi Europe has placed an order with SMS group for the delivery of a 5000-tonne eccentric forging press, type MT 5000, for its plant in Bockenau, Germany. Read more

According to a report from ABI Research, Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) are making their way into mines and construction sites. Read more

Metal additive manufacturing technology company Velo3D has teamed up with with Praxair Surface Technologies (PST) to develop process parameters for new alloys with Praxair’s TruFormTM powders. Read more

Group Rhodes, through its Rhodes Interform business, has developed a groundbreaking new process that enables large monocoque components, particularly those produced by super plastic forming (SPF) from very thin material, to more accurately retain the Read more

Founded almost a hundred years ago, Hoffmann Group is a leading provider of quality tools, workstations and storage, personal protective equipment as well as related consulting and services to improve the performance of its global customer base. Read more

Axel Johnson International’s Lifting Solutions business group is expanding its service offering by acquiring AMC Srl, which uses advanced sensor technologies to develop products and services for non-destructive testing (NDT) of steel wire ropes. Read more

Hugh Facey OBE and Sheffield-based manufacturer of wire joiners, Gripple, have released a charity Christmas single in aid of Whirlow Hall Farm Trust. Read more

Seco Tools, a division of Sandvik Machining Solutions, has agreed to purchase the Chinese company Kunshan Ousike Precision Tools Co., Ltd (OSK), a supplier of solid carbide round tools. Read more

WayKen specializes in visual design models, full-functional engineering prototypes and low-volume manufacturing of custom parts, providing a one-stop shop from prototype to production. Read more

Epiroc, a Sweden-based productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has introduced its second generation of battery-operated machines that it says will lower mining customers’ costs. Read more

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