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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

The European Union has made its case for the removal of tariffs imposed by US President Donald Trump on metal imports in what is already one of the most high-profile and potentially fiery cases ever to come to the World Trade Organization (WTO)... Read more

The finalists for the Swedish Steel Prize 2019 have been named the list comprises of four revolutionary design concepts that make full utilisation of the characteristics of premium steel from SSAB's range of products... Read more

New research commissioned by the International Copper Association (ICA) has revealed forecasted trends across several industries will contribute to very significant increases in global copper demand. The research, conducted by Metra Martech... Read more

Seven leading mining and metals companies have partnered with the World Economic Forum to experiment, design and deploy blockchain solutions that will accelerate responsible sourcing and sustainability practices... Read more

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

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