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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

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 winner of the prestigious International Swedish Steel Prize has been announced, and this year the honour goes to Italy-based Mantella SrL for its innovative Stratosphere 3.0 rear tipping semi-trailer. more

South Yorkshire manufacturer, Gripple, is a 100% employee owned business with all staff becoming shareholders of GLIDE (Growth Led Innovation Driven Employee Company Limited) after just one year. more

MASOC, the Association of Mechanical Engineering & Metalworking Industries of Latvia, brings together some 160 leading companies in the sector with a mission to foster partnership and promote development to increase competitiveness in export markets. more

Global Project Services, based in northern Scotland, is an expert at delivering specialist welding, structural, mechanical and piping services to its multi-sector clients. more

US President Donald Trump has announced an extension of negotiations on steel and aluminium tariffs with the EU, Canada and Mexico for a period of 30 days. more

Weir has signed an agreement to acquire ESCO Corporation, a US company based in Portland, Oregon, for $1,051m and an estimated enterprise value of $1,285m. more

Germany has announced that it expects US tariffs on steel and aluminium to come into effect as of 1 May, when the temporary EU exemption expires. This will create the potential for trade tension between the EU and the US. more

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

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