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Ukraine climbs to ninth place in world pig iron production
Ukraine climbed to ninth place in world pig iron production and dropped to 13th place in world steel production in the first half of 2020, according to figures from the World Steel Association (worldsteel). "Ukraine ranks ninth among 40 pig... Read more
Foundry › FOUNDRIES CUT INVESTMENTS
4TH CORONA INDUSTRY SURVEY: GERMANY'S FOUNDRY INDUSTRY CUTS INVESTMENTS AND EXPECTS SALES TO DROP DRASTICALLY IN 2020. Whether the recession will affect employment may also depend on the extension of the short-time work allowance and the performance of the main... Read more
Foundry › SLOVENIA IS A LEADING FOUNDRY NATION - 60 YEARS OF THE INTERNATIONAL FOUNDRY CONGRESS IN PORTOROZ
The Slovenian Foundry Association under the leadership of Msci (Dr.) Dipl.-Ing. Mirjam Jan-Blažič invites you to the 60th anniversary of the international foundry conference in Portoroz on the Adriatic. In 1953 the Association of Slovenian Foundry Specialists was founded in... Read more
IRON ORE PRICES SURGED TO THEIR HIGHEST LEVEL IN ALMOST A YEAR LAST WEEK, ABOVE $111 A TONNE, AMID A SHORTAGE OF WORLD SUPPLY AS CHINA REOPENS ITS ECONOMY High prices of iron ore and gold will help the mining... Read more
The 74th Ordinary Assembly of Amafond, the Italian Foundry Suppliers’ Association, took place on23 July 2020, in the setting of Borgo Santa Giulia in Brescia area.On this occasion, elections were held for the renewal of the Executive Committee for the... Read more
Mining › 10 Top Nickel-producing Countries
As the electric vehicle (EV) industry continues to boom, the future of nickel looks bright in the coming years, and activity in the world’s top nickel-producing countries could increase. With demand for the commodity continuing to grow, companies and countries... Read more
A sustained level of iron ore imports by China has led to rise in price of iron ore from $98.4/t CFR China in June beginning to $108.25/t CFR on July 17. Global steel prices are moving up. Amid the subdued... Read more
Iron Ore › Iron ore prices soared to nearly $US110 ($157.4) per tonne yesterday, a level not seen since August 2019.
The iron ore boom powering the profits of the world’s biggest mining companies is showing no sign of fading thanks to stronger-than-expected Chinese steel demand. Despite multiple forecasts over the past 12-months that the iron ore price was overdue for... Read more
Iron ore prices soared to nearly $US110 ($157.4) per tonne yesterday, a level not seen since August 2019. Trading Economics recorded a top price of $US108.96 per tonne as coronavirus cases in Brazil continue to climb, triggering fears of supply... Read more
The Federal Government is promoting the expansion of hydrogen production. These are the effects it has on the metal industry Germany aims to become a hydrogen location – and fast. With the hydrogen initiative recently introduced by the Federal Government,... Read more