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Outokumpu – Duplex stainless steel’s popularity grows as it turns 90

Outokumpu – Duplex stainless steel’s popularity grows as it turns 90

Outokumpu is celebrating 90 years since duplex stainless steel made its debut on the world market. The global leader in stainless steel is using the opportunity to highlight the growing...

Metso Outotec wins two orders for high-capacity copper anode casting shops

Metso Outotec wins two orders for high-capacity copper anode casting shops

Metso Outotec has won two orders for its Outotec® Anode Casting Shops, which are to be delivered to copper production plants in China and Bulgaria. Yangxin Hongsheng Copper Co., Ltd., which is constructing its greenfield copper smelter in Huangshi, Hubei, China, expects to start its operations in 2021. Aurubis Bulgaria AD’s...

Metso Outotec receives recognition in Mining Suppliers’ Ranking in Chile

Metso Outotec receives recognition in Mining Suppliers’ Ranking in Chile

Metso Outotec has received recognition as the leading supplier in the Mining Suppliers’ Ranking conducted by Phibrand in Chile. In the winning categories, Metso Outotec was nominated under the name Metso, as the survey was initiated in May 2020, prior to...

NUM launches digital twin technology for CNC machine tools

NUM launches digital twin technology for CNC machine tools

CNC specialist NUM has launched digital twin technology that enables machine tool manufacturers to reduce their time to market dramatically, by using powerful Industry 4.0 simulation techniques. Originally known as pairing...

Determining the acquisition cost of Metso Outotec and Neles shares in Finnish income taxation

Determining the acquisition cost of Metso Outotec and Neles shares in Finnish income taxation

The completion of Metso Corporation’s partial demerger was registered on June 30, 2020. In the partial demerger, Metso’s Minerals business was transferred to Outotec Oyj and Outotec Oyj’s name was...

GrInHy2.0: Sunfire delivers the world’s largest High-Temperatur Electrolyzer to Salzgitter Flachstahl

GrInHy2.0: Sunfire delivers the world’s largest High-Temperatur Electrolyzer to Salzgitter Flachstahl

Sunfire has successfully delivered the world’s most powerful High-Temperature Electrolyzer (HTE) for highly energy-efficient hydrogen production to Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH. Within the GrInHy2.0 project, Sunfire’s HTE system with a rated...

Global bauxite supply to be marginally affected amidst COVID-19 measures, says GlobalData

Global bauxite supply to be marginally affected amidst COVID-19 measures, says GlobalData

The global bauxite mine production is expected to be marginally affected by the temporary suspension of mines due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is forecast to decline by just 0.1%...

COVID-19 to reduce global lead production by 5.2% in 2020, says GlobalData

COVID-19 to reduce global lead production by 5.2% in 2020, says GlobalData

Global lead production is expected to decline by 5.2% to 4.5 million tonnes (Mt) in 2020. The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in late December 2019 significantly impacted the mining...

AMADA WELD TECH Announces MM-410A Handheld Resistance Weld Checker

AMADA WELD TECH Announces MM-410A Handheld Resistance Weld Checker

Compact unit supports process development and production applications for a range of resistance welding technologies AMADA WELD TECH announces the new MM-410A handheld resistance weld checker, ideal for both monitoring and...

Regulators Release Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Stibnite Gold Project

Regulators Release Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Stibnite Gold Project

Midas Gold Corp. has just announced that the U.S. Forest Service’s (“USFS”) had released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (“DEIS”) on the Stibnite Gold Project (“Project”) for public comment. Individuals will...

Metso Outotec to bring unique fasteners and wear monitoring technology to its minerals customers by acquiring Davies Wear Plate Systems in Australia

Metso Outotec to bring unique fasteners and wear monitoring technology to its minerals customers by acquiring Davies Wear Plate Systems in Australia

Metso Outotec has closed today the acquisition of the Australia-based fastener and wear monitoring technology provider Davies Wear Plate Systems, extending its wear lining portfolio and capabilities.   The acquired technology includes fasteners with a unique locking mechanism that does not require traditional studs and...

US metals & mining industry sees a rise of 9.5% in deal activity in Q2 2020

US metals & mining industry sees a rise of 9.5% in deal activity in Q2 2020

The US metals & mining industry saw a rise of 9.5% in overall deal activity during Q2 2020, when compared with the last four-quarter average, according to GlobalData’s deals database. A...

US metals & mining industry M&A deals total $1.83bn in Q2 2020

US metals & mining industry M&A deals total $1.83bn in Q2 2020

Total metals & mining industry M&A deals in Q2 2020 worth $1.83bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked an increase of 65.5% over the...

BASF and IntelliSense.io partner to accelerate the mining industry’s digital transformation

BASF and IntelliSense.io partner to accelerate the mining industry’s digital transformation

Global chemical company BASF and IntelliSense.io, a leading industrial artificial intelligence (AI) company, announced an exclusive partnership which will combine their expertise in mineral processing, ore beneficiation chemistry and industrial...

Outotec introduces MesoTHERM BIOX process to significantly reduce cyanide consumption in refractory gold ore treatment

Outotec introduces MesoTHERM BIOX process to significantly reduce cyanide consumption in refractory gold ore treatment

Traditionally, cyanide consumption with conventional bio-oxidation residues is higher than with residues produced through other oxidative technologies. The Outotec® MesoTHERM BIOX® process, based on Outotec’s proven mesophile BIOX process, offers...

Outotec received a grinding mill order from Kazakhstan’s largest gold miner RG Gold

Outotec received a grinding mill order from Kazakhstan’s largest gold miner RG Gold

Outotec has signed a contract with Kazakhstan’s largest gold miner RG Gold for the delivery of two grinding mills for the Raygorodok gold mine in northern Kazakhstan. The contract price...

Retaining the edge

Retaining the edge

~ Navigating bearing retainer design options~ In mathematics, Pascal’s triangle is an arrangement constructed by summing adjacent elements in preceding rows. It has applications in algebra, probability and is a useful...

Outokumpu appoints Heikki Malinen as President and CEO

Outokumpu appoints Heikki Malinen as President and CEO

Outokumpu’s Board of Directors has appointed Heikki Malinen, M.Sc. (Econ.), MBA (Harvard), as President and CEO of Outokumpu and the Chairman of the Leadership Team. He will join the company...

Small components play a large role in medical equipment

Small components play a large role in medical equipment

Several of the companies within the Lesjöfors Group have many years of experience supplying the medical industry. We would like to introduce some examples of spring products specially manufactured for...

WAI Premium Alternators for Heavy Duty

WAI Premium Alternators for Heavy Duty

WAI continues to relentlessly meet the ever-changing needs of their customers in the heavy duty market. This includes an unwavering commitment to be “first-to-market” with the latest and most complete...

Mining Goes Electric: Goodbye People, Poisoning, Poor Profits

Mining Goes Electric: Goodbye People, Poisoning, Poor Profits

Electrics and robotics squares the circle of seeking a wider variety of depleting materials in nastier, more remote places from the seafloor to four kilometres underground, up remote mountains and...

Metso evaluating potential closure of its operations in Vereeniging, South Africa

Metso evaluating potential closure of its operations in Vereeniging, South Africa

As part of the global supply footprint development strategy in its Minerals operations, Metso is initiating consultations to evaluate the potential closure or other alternatives for its operations in Vereeniging,...

Metso supplies calcining system to Russia

Metso supplies calcining system to Russia

Metso has signed a contract for the delivery of a calcining system to a customer in Russia. The order value of approximately EUR 30 million has been booked in Metso’s...

Amazon Filters ‘set for the future’ after metalworking investment

Amazon Filters ‘set for the future’ after metalworking investment

One of Europe’s leading filter manufacturers is poised for more growth with the opening of a 12,500 sq ft (1,160 sq m) metalwork facility. Amazon Filters’ decision to in-source the bulk...

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH evaluates the staging of proprietary events at the Düsseldorf exhibition centre

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH evaluates the staging of proprietary events at the Düsseldorf exhibition centre

The VDW (Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabrike; English: German Machine Tool Builders' Association), organiser of METAV 2020 – International Trade Fair for Metalworking Technologies – today decided to postpone the trade fair,...

Metso to supply core technology for the Pavlik gold ore processing plant in Russia

Metso to supply core technology for the Pavlik gold ore processing plant in Russia

Pavlik Gold JSC has chosen Metso as the supplier for the key crushing and grinding equipment for its ore processing plant in Magadan, Russia. The Pavlik gold plant, which commenced...

Canada’s metals & mining industry sees a drop of 5.4% in deal activity in January 2020

Canada’s metals & mining industry sees a drop of 5.4% in deal activity in January 2020

Canada’s metals & mining industry saw a drop of 5.4% in overall deal activity during January 2020, when compared with the last 12-month average, according to GlobalData’s deals database. A total...

Metso to supply energy efficient Vertimill to PT Agincourt Resources gold mine in Indonesia

Metso to supply energy efficient Vertimill to PT Agincourt Resources gold mine in Indonesia

The Indonesian gold and silver producer PT Agincourt Resources (PTAR) has chosen Metso’s energy efficient grinding technology to be used at the company’s Martabe gold mine in Sumatra. The Metso...

Weld Purging Experts at Nuclear Power Plants Expo

Weld Purging Experts at Nuclear Power Plants Expo

Weld Purging Experts Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® will be supporting their Turkish Distributor BMC Marine at the Nuclear Power Plants Expo and Summit, March 4 – 5 in Istanbul, Turkey,...

Huddersfield firm welcomes six-figure funding boost towards robotics

Huddersfield firm welcomes six-figure funding boost towards robotics

Sheet metal manufacturers Salamander Fabrications has secured a £240,000 investment from Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to invest in high-tech automated machinery. The Slaithwaite-based firm’s funding success comes on the...

Improved material removal with new hybrid bond family

Improved material removal with new hybrid bond family

Time and energy savings in fluting with Mirka’s new Cafro HP Hybrid Bond product   Producers of advanced drills and end mills can look forward to better material removal...

Metso celebrates First Pour for new Vadodara foundry in India

Metso celebrates First Pour for new Vadodara foundry in India

Metso announced in 2018 a greenfield foundry project in Vadodara, India, with a target to increase the casting wears capacity for the mining and aggregate industries. The First Pour event...

bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2021: concept re-engineered

bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2021: concept re-engineered

bauma CONEXPO AFRICA, Sub Saharan Africa’s Leading Trade Fair for Construction, Building Material, Mining, Agriculture & Forestry Machines, Machinery and Vehicles will be back in South Africa in 2021 with...

Ametek land to reveal new innovations in temperature measurement systems for steel industry at Aistech 2020

Ametek land to reveal new innovations in temperature measurement systems for steel industry at Aistech 2020

AMETEK Land, a leader in industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement, will reveal its enhanced Slag Detection System with IMAGEPro-SDS Software at AISTech 2020, taking place 4th to 7th May in...

How to address security threats to the mining industry

How to address security threats to the mining industry

In November 2019, local gunmen killed 37 employees of Canadian miner Semafo who were travelling to work at the Boungou mine in Burkina Faso, raising awareness of the dangers faced...

Expanding Rubber Plugs for use with Oils, Hydrocarbons and Petrochemicals

Expanding Rubber Plugs for use with Oils, Hydrocarbons and Petrochemicals

Often, pipes containing oils, hydrocarbons and petrochemicals need to be blocked but not all plugs are suitable for such applications. The Pipestoppers® Division at Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® manufacture a range...

Outotec and Neste introduce 100% bio-based diluent as a new solution for metals extraction

Outotec and Neste introduce 100% bio-based diluent as a new solution for metals extraction

Outotec and Neste have jointly verified the viability of applying Neste MY Renewable Isoalkane™ as a fully bio-based diluent for extracting metals in hydrometallurgical processes. The diluent is based on...

Hexagon and University of Arizona introduce Mining 4.E curriculum

Hexagon and University of Arizona introduce Mining 4.E curriculum

Hexagon's Mining division and the University of Arizona have today announced the launch of Mining 4.E, an online course designed to broaden the understanding of modern mining and its associated...

Saw EXPO 2021 in Friedrichshafen: Online Registration Open with Immediate Effect

Saw EXPO 2021 in Friedrichshafen: Online Registration Open with Immediate Effect

From 8 to 11 June 2021 Saw EXPO, the Trade Fair for Sawing and Industrial Cutting Technologies, will be held at the Friedrichshafen fairgrounds. Interested companies can register online at...

Unions comment on British Steel breakthrough

Unions comment on British Steel breakthrough

The Steel Committee has been meeting with Jingye representatives to discuss their business plan and in particular their proposals relating to employment. As British Steel is in liquidation any new owner...

Rubix UK acquires Hydra Engineering Services

Rubix UK acquires Hydra Engineering Services

Rubix UK has completed the acquisition of specialist hydraulics services supplier, Hydra Engineering Services (Hydraflow Hydraulics), in line with the Group’s network development strategy. Hydraflow Hydraulics specialises in the repair and...

AFRY and Hydro Extrusion to collaborate on digitalisation and efficient energy use

AFRY and Hydro Extrusion to collaborate on digitalisation and efficient energy use

AFRY has entered a collaboration agreement with Hydro Extrusion, formerly known as SAPA Profiler, to increase production within the aluminium industry at the same time as reducing costs and climate...

Hexagon’s operator alertness system wins mining safety award

Hexagon’s operator alertness system wins mining safety award

Hexagon’s operator alertness system for light vehicles has been voted winner of the 2019 Mining Magazine Safety award. The annual awards celebrate excellence in the mining industry, as voted by...

Australian interest in uranium is ‘on the rise’, says GlobalData

Australian interest in uranium is ‘on the rise’, says  GlobalData

Despite possessing some of the largest uranium resources in the world, globally unstable prices and state-wide regulatory impediments have prevented the Australian industry from reaching its full potential. Now, miners...

Deep marine mining faces multiple challenges

Deep marine mining faces multiple challenges

With on-land deposits depleting fast, the seabed, which is thought to be rich in nickel, copper, cobalt and manganese, is the obvious place to look next. But deap-sea mining faces serious...