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Cummins, Navistar to Develop Fuel-Cell Class 8 Truck
Cummins and Navistar announced they will work together to develop a Class 8 electric truck powered by hydrogen fuel cells, to be tested in the real world by Werner Enterprises. The project will be funded in part through an award... Read more
Automotive › A BRIEF INTRODUCTION ON HOW THE DEVELOPMENT IN DIE CASTING IS REVOLUTIONIZING THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
BY DOCTOR LI PEIJIE, PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, AND XIE YURUI GRADUATE STUDENT, ADVANCED MANUFACTURING DEPARTMENT, SHENZHEN INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE SCHOOL, TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY Recently, a new energy vehicle manufacturer in North America has announced a new plan to... Read more
AFTER A PROMISING START TO THE YEAR, THE PANDEMIC HAS BADLY HIT THE SECTOR ALSO IN THE US. HOWEVER, RECOVERY IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER. After 2019, which was in line with an excellent 2018, American foundries suffered a considerable... Read more
The price for pig iron exports from Brazil went up again during the week to Friday November 20 on strong demand in both the export and domestic markets. Fastmarkets assessed the price of pig iron, export, fob port of Vitoria/Rio,... Read more
11TH INTERNATIONAL FOUNDRY CONGRESS -- NEW DATES: 10-12 JUNE 2021, ISTANBUL TUYAP The International Foundry Congress is a globally known and prestigious technical event that constitutes a perfect occasion for exchanging knowledge and experiences, the newest achievements and innovations.The Turkish... Read more
Automotive › POLITICIANS FOCUS ON HYDROGEN ENGINE: EU BECOMES SHAREHOLDER OF KEYOU, SECURING PARTS OF THE SERIES A INVESTMENT ROUND
SOME WANT TO BAN THE COMBUSTION ENGINE COMPLETELY; THE EUROPEAN UNION COUNTS ON IT WITH THE HYDROGEN COMBUSTION ENGINE. AFTER THE EU HAD ALREADY CLASSIFIED THE HYDROGEN ENGINE AS "ZERO EMISSION" A YEAR AGO - IF IT EMITS LESS THAN... Read more
Brazilian pig iron suppliers were bullish about the export market because of possible higher charcoal costs and good local demand, but no serious negotiations have been heard at the offer level, sources said on Friday October 30. Fastmarkets assessed the... Read more
Typically a net exporter of primary aluminium by a wide margin, the People’s Republic of China reverted to the same in September per numbers just released by the central government. Numbers released by the General Administration of Customs on Friday... Read more
Waupaca Foundry Inc., a Hitachi Metals group company, is the winner of the 2020 Green Foundry Sustainability Award presented by the America Foundry Society. The iron casting component supplier was honored for outstanding leadership in integrating sustainable business practices throughout... Read more
Brazil’s iron ore exports globally in September posted a remarkable year-on-year increase of 5.9 million tonnes or 18.5% to reach around 37.86 million tonnes, their highest since December 2015, according to the latest statistics from Brazil’s Ministry of Industry, Foreign... Read more