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Industries that handle fast-hardening mixing products which cause significant wear demand high throughput rates, but also – and in particular – quick, simple machine cleaning procedures. This also goes for Europe’s largest gold mine in northern... Read more

With rare earth magnets becoming increasingly sought after for use in electric vehicle motors and other fast-developing sectors of industry, R&D activity focused on finding ways to recycle them from household waste is gaining momentum... Read more

The three companies behind the HYBRIT initiative, SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall, are investing SEK150-million (€13.8-million) and the Swedish Energy Agency is contributing almost SEK50-million (€4.6-million) towards the construction of a storage... Read more

Finnish stainless steel manufacturer Stalatube has inaugurated a new €7-million production facility in Lodz, central Poland. The new Polish subsidiary and production lines are set to improve competitiveness and significantly reduce delivery... Read more

The head of the self-governing region of Košice in eastern Slovakia has offered to buy a local steelworks from the local subsidiary of owner U.S. Steel for €1 and temporarily take control ahead of the planned mass layoff of 2,500 workers by 2021.. Read more

The companies behind the HYBRIT initiative are to join the Leadership Group for Industry Transition that was launched on Monday at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York by Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven... Read more

WICONA is demonstrating its focus on sustainability by using CIRCAL 75R. System solutions using CIRCAL 75R have the highest share of recycled end-of-life aluminium on the market – 75% and above. The production is independently certified and... Read more

Eurobattery Minerals AB a growth company in the mining and exploration industry with the aim to help Europe become self-sufficient in ethical battery minerals, has announced the start of the drilling campaign in its Spanish ‘Corcel project’ in... Read more

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, has announced the launch of its Responsible Gold Mining Principles... Read more

Epiroc, a major productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has won a large contract from Codelco for service of mining equipment used at the Andina mine near Chile’s capital Santiago... Read more

Dundee Precious Metals Inc. is pleased to announce that it has received the final operating permits for its Ada Tepe gold mine in Bulgaria. Following the achievement of commercial production, which was announced during the second quarter, the... Read more

Sustainably-sourced steel can help OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) deliver climate-smart products and reduce their overall carbon footprint – and in turn attract environmentally conscious customers and respond to tightening legislation... Read more

Indian steel giant Tata Steel has begun a major restructuring exercise in order to simplify operations and its overall group structure, largely through the cutting down on and restructuring of subsidiaries in Europe and India. Read more

Germany's wealthiest state, North Rhine-Westphalia, in the far west of the country, has launched a new AddSteel project. Funded by NRW Leitmarkt, the project will set about developing new function-adapted steel materials for use in additive... Read more

The European Union is to fund a new project through its Horizon 2020 programme that is looking to revolutionise underground mining through development of a “bio-inspired, modular and reconfigurable robot-miner” that can access small and difficult... Read more

Lithium miners have been preparing for a rise in demand when electric vehicles move into the mainstream. However, the price of the silver-white soft metal, which is essential for rechargeable batteries, has begun to slide following a burst of new... Read more

Western aluminium groups have urged leaders of G7 countries, ahead of the meeting next month in Biarritz, France to curb state subsidies that the industry considers to distort global trade and fuel overcapacity... Read more

SSAB has entered into an agreement to acquire Abraservice Holding, which provides wear parts and complete solutions in quenched and tempered steels (Q&T). Abraservice is currently part of the French-owned Jacquet Metal Service Group. Abraservice... Read more

European Metals Holdings (EMH) has said that operations at its lithium project in Cinovec, Czech Republic, could begin by mid-2022 and that preliminary discussions are already underway... Read more

Axalta, a global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has announced the expansion of its facility in Landshut, Germany. This will create a second production facility in the region for bonded metallic powder coatings with the company's... Read more

  • Rare earth magnets: progress towards a circular economy

  • Clean solution for Europe’s largest gold mine

  • HYBRIT: €18.5m invested in fossil-free hydrogen storage pilot plant

  • Stalatube inaugurates new stainless steel facility in Lodz, Poland

  • US Steel Kosice

  • HYBRIT hailed one of UN Climate Summit's most ambitious initiatives

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