Metals and Mining

The FAMUR Group, a leading supplier of solutions for mining industry in Europe has signed a cooperation agreement with ABB Poland to collaborate in modern solutions and technologies in Poland's external mining sector. more

Hadley Group, a world leader in advanced cold rolled steel technology, has acquired EWS (Manufacturing) Ltd, a specialist in the production of components and profiles using cold rollforming technology. more

Wyelands Bank has commissioned some new research on the UK’s iron and steel exports. It reveals that Pakistan, Turkey and India are the UK’s fastest growing export partners for iron and steel. more

Industrial production in the Czech Republic has increased for the third straight month in June, and at a faster-than-expected pace, according to figures from the Czech Statistical Office. more

Outotec, a global leader in minerals and metals processing technology, has been awarded a contract for the delivery of minerals processing technology to a new copper concentrator in South America. more

Mitsubishi Electric has announced its acquisition of the Swiss company ASTES4 SA, a manufacturer of automated sorting solutions for sheet metal laser processing machines, in order to strengthen its global business in this field. more

TOS VARNSDORF is the world’s leading manufacturer of machine tools, specialising in the production of medium class horizontal milling and boring machines and machining centres. This year, the company commemorates its 115th anniversary. more

Drawski S.A. is a cast iron foundry from Drawski Młyn, Poland. It specialises in casting grey, ductile and white cast iron. The company prides itself on its continuous activity going back to the middle of the 19th century. more

Tata Steel and thyssenkrupp AG have signed a definitive agreement to combine their European steel businesses and create a new company in 50/50 joint venture. more

ESPRIT is proving its worth for Macedonian manufacturer BRAKO, allowing the company’s two programmers to punch well above their weight. more

US President Donald Trump has made what has been termed a ‘major concession’ by agreeing to hold off on imposing car tariffs on the EU while the two sides negotiate on trade barriers. more

Group Rhodes, the advanced engineering company, has relocated to its new, refurbished premises in Wakefield, creating 21 new jobs in the process. The new site is only half a mile from where the business was founded in 1824. more

The European metals industry had a relatively good year in 2017 with demand, sales, prices and profitability being boosted by buoyant economies in Europe, North America, China and much of the rest of the world. more has developed a new free to use feature to expand the reach of the 'Internet of the CNC Industry' and provide added value to all platform users. more

Germany-based Dillinger, one of Europe’s leading producers of heavy plate, has again expanded its format range for plates of the highest thicknesses and quality. more

The European Union is expected to launch a series of counter-tariffs against US exports tomorrow, according to a top official. The move is a response to the steep duties US President Donald Trump has imposed on steel and aluminium from Europe. more

Earlier this year we shared a story on the official green-lighting of the HYBRIT fossil-free steel initiative. Today marks the start of construction in Luleå, Sweden, on the first pilot plant for creating fossil-free steel. more

Conveyor take-up winches are essential components for the mining industry. Therefore, any malfunction or sudden stop of these utilities caused by power failure can affect the entire mining operation. more, the world's largest platform for CNC metalworking, continues to expand its offerings and capabilities. more


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