Metals and Mining

Three giants of the mining sector - Anglo-American, Glencore and BHP - are coming under increased pressure to address the climate emergency and the fall in demand amid the coronavirus outbreak... Read more


Global mining company, Anglo American, has engaged Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) to develop its new Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV): an ultra-class electrically powered mining haul truck, which is set to be the world’s largest hydrogen... Read more


Czech energy giant ČEZ Group is considering whether to construct a facility for the production of lithium-ion batteries, which are used to power electric cars, in the northern region of North Bohemia, a government minister has said... Read more


New research from a major corporate climate action group, Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI), has found that just 29% of the largest publicly-listed industrial companies are on course to align their emissions with those laid out in the Paris... Read more

The Metso Truck Body has received the 2019 Mining Magazine Award in the “Load and Haul” category. Mining Magazine’s annual awards recognise outstanding new technologies, initiatives and equipment performance across a range of categories in the... Read more


Over a kilometre under the North Sea - 8 miles from dry land - sits a Spelsberg GRP enclosure. Installed at the face of the UK’s deepest mine as part of an Air Spectrum dust suppression system – this an environment so alien that NASA rovers, dark... Read more


Finland's Fortum has announced will be acquiring Crisolteq, a Finnish firm that specialises in recycling of valuable metals in lithium-ion batteries. Fortum has described the investment as strengthening its position in the recycling of high value... Read more


Epiroc AB, a productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, will consolidate the manufacturing of dimension stone industry equipment to India to increase efficiency. As a result the manufacturing in Italy will be closed... Read more


The Serbian government is expecting China's Zijin Mining Group to open the Cukaru Peki Upper Zone mine of its recently acquired Timok copper-gold project in the latter half of 2021, according to the country's energy minister, Aleksandar Antic... Read more


Ohio-based Hyperion Materials & Technologies, a major developer of hard and super-hard materials used in a wide range of demanding applications, has completed the acquisition of AFC Hartmetall, a premium cemented carbide tool blank manufacturer... Read more


A landmark lawsuit has been filed in the US District Court in Washington against five of the world's largest tech companies. The legal complaint accuses five household names of being complicit in the death of children in the Democratic Republic of... Read more

Finland's Zyfra has been awarded a contract to implement its Intelligent Mine solution at the Pakri Barwadih Coal Mining Project (PBCMP) ) in Jharkhand, India by one of the facilities co-operators Thriveni Earthmovers... Read more

In partnership with Gasum, Neste and St1, SSAB has begun a study in Finland looking at fossil-free steelmaking as part of the HYBRIT project. The Energy4HYBRIT prefeasibility study will investigate the use of fossil-free energy sources, primarily... Read more

The global cost of corrosion exceeds $2.5-trillion (€2.27-trillion) annually, or 3% of global GDP. Moreover, the environmental consequences are enormous. Innovative premium high-strength and high-performance stainless steel fasteners... Read more

Sweden's Gränges AB, a supplier of rolled aluminium products for heat exchanger applications and other niche markets, has signed an agreement to acquire the Polish flat rolled aluminium producer Aluminium Konin from Boryszew Group for SEK 2.3-... Read more

Western powers are to hold talks in Brussels later this weeks on ways to curb Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals and other key resources. EU officials will also present their vision for 100% green supply chains... Read more

The winner of the 20th international Swedish Steel Prize is Shape Corp. from the United States. The prize is awarded for the groundbreaking use of martensitic steel in a 3D formed tube for automotive roof rail applications... Read more

The European Steel Association, EUROFER, has said that it plans to raise concerns with the European Commission over the proposed rescue of British Steel by the Chinese industrial conglomerate Jingye that the deal may go against the bloc's... Read more

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Chinese industrial conglomerate Jingye weighing up rescuing British Steel potentially ending months of uncertainty about the fate of the UK's second largest steelmaker... Read more

China's Zijin Mining Group has agreed to acquire Freeport McMoran's Serbian copper and gold assets in a deal worth up to €350-million, the company said in a press release... Read more

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  • Anglo American

  • Spelsberg GRP Air Spectrum dust suppression system

  • epiroc

  • DRC child labour in mines

  • Curaku Peki