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Coronavirus: What companies can do in the current situation
There is no question about it: In 2020, the economy will decline sharply due to the coronavirus. The current situation is still confusing. Therefore, clear recommendations for action from the scientific community as well as strong support from politicians will... Read more
Editor's note: David Lee is a Beijing-based consultant and author mainly writing about energy, health, international politics and international development. The article reflects the author's opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN. Economic woes are being felt across the... Read more
China's iron and steel sector saw overall stable growth in 2019, as the continued effort in cutting overcapacity filtered through, data showed. The output of crude steel saw an 8.3-percent growth to stand at 996 million tonnes in 2019, marking... Read more
The London Metal Exchange (LME) launched its fob China hot-rolled coil (HRC) contract a year ago. The contract traded 67,109 lots in its first year — the majority of this since November — with record open interest reported at the... Read more
Automotive › DUTY BPW Offers the Lightest Trailer Running Gear
The new world champion in featherweight is called BPW. With a new type of trailing arm and further lightweight components, for the first time BPW pushes the module weight of the nine-ton Airlight II trailer running gear to under 370... Read more
A freighter ran aground off the Brazilian coast. The “MV Stellar Banner” loaded 275,000 tons of pig iron and was on its way to Qingdao, China. The ship belongs to the South Korean company Polaris. According to the mining company... Read more
Robotics has long since ceased to be a new topic in the industry. Nevertheless, fully automated production lines are associated with high one-off costs. In addition to the design, the material and the development of the software must also be... Read more
Foundry › 64TH AUSTRIAN FOUNDRY CONFERENCE - ÖGI
02/03. APRIL 2020 IN SCHLADMING Under the motto Economic upheavals and digital change in the foundry, top-class lecturers from science and practice will speak on topics such as digitization, big data management, 3D printing and artificial intelligence as well as... Read more
Foundry › METAL CHINA+CIDC 2020
On May 13-16, 2020, sponsored by China Foundry Association, the 18th China International Foundry Expo (METAL CHINA 2020), the 14th China International Die Casting Industry Exhibition (CIDC) will open in the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai).With the theme of... Read more
ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe, sent out a press release which reported that the Duisburg-based steel producer had launched a series of tests into the use of hydrogen gas in a working blast furnace. They were path-breaking tests aimed at significantly reducing... Read more