Metals and Mining

Swiss sheet metal equipment manufacturer, Bystronic, which produces fibre laser cutting machines, automation solutions and press brakes for processing flat material, has announced its acquisition of the Italian manufacturer TTM Laser SpA. more

Last year, international metals and industrial entrepreneur Sanjeev Gupta announced his intention to rebuild the Hartlepool large diameter pipe mills into a world force, following their takeover by the Liberty House Group – part of the GFG Alliance. more

A global surge in robotics manufacturing has created a shortage of common industrial components required for other industries, according to suppliers. more

Alcomet AD is one of the leading manufacturers of rolled and extruded aluminium products in the Balkans and the only one of its kind in Bulgaria to house the production of both types of processing. more

Bufab Poland, headquartered in Gdansk, is a leading supplier of C-Parts, from traditional fasteners to complicated processed and assembled components made from various materials. more

Metallurgy is not the word that instantaneously comes to one’s mind with reference to Croatia. more

ZPUH JK Milosz Kiedrowski, a company from Byslaw, Poland, is a leading European manufacturer of steel containers. In 2018 it will celebrate its 30th anniversary. Dariusz Balcerzyk reports. more

First of gigantic, game-changing suction bucket jacket foundations installed for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre in Aberdeen Bay more

PAO NOVATEK (“NOVATEK” and/or the “Company”) has announced that NOVATEK Gas and Power Asia Pte. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary, has shipped to the Indian market its first cargo with LNG produced by the Yamal LNG project. more

Scientists from Imperial College London and UCL used a synthetic diamond grown in a nitrogen-rich atmosphere to create a new maser that operates continuously. more

STRUMET, a company from Strumien, Poland, is one of the leading European manufacturers of steel containers used in transportation and storage systems. more

Soaring cobalt and lithium prices are not just spurring an exploration frenzy as more and more companies want a piece of the attractive batteries metals pie, but they are also pushing some companies to look for them where others have not. more

Plans for an opencast coal mine in Northumberland have been rejected by Communities Secretary Sajid Javid. Banks Mining’s proposed development was for a surface mine for the extraction of coal, sandstone and fireclay. more

A 6.16-carat diamond called Farnese Blue will appear on the market for the first time in history this spring, after having remained in the same family for over three centuries. more

PAO NOVATEK (“NOVATEK” and/or the “Company”) announced today that  NOVATEK-Yurkharovneftegas, a wholly owned subsidiary, won the bid for a geological survey, exploration and production license for the Payutskiy subsoil area. more

The public inquiry into proposals by INEOS Upstream to explore for shale gas near the village of Marsh Lane will be held in Chesterfield, Derbyshire County Council confirmed today. more

Rio Tinto has entered into a binding agreement with Whitehaven Coal Limited for the sale of its entire 75 per cent interest in the Winchester South coal development project in Queensland, Australia, for $200 million. more

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC), one of the world's largest steel producers, has signed an agreement with funds advised by Triton to acquire 100 percent of Ovako Group. more

Origen Power, developer of technology with the potential to reverse climate change, has been awarded UK government funding worth £1million. more

Between 12 and 16 oil and gas developments could get the go-ahead this year – unlocking investment of around £5 billion, reveals a key Oil & Gas UK report launched today more