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A specialist sub-contract laser cutting and forming specialist is reaping the operational and environmental benefits of a £1.2m machine investment. Midtherm Laser, which employs 45 people at its factory on Peartree Lane in Dudley, has increased its capacity and speed…
On July 12, 2022 Outokumpu announced the divestment of the majority of its Long Products business, and the company has today completed the divestment to Marcegaglia. The prerequisites for the completion of the transaction were, among others, necessary approvals by…
Metso Outotec has been awarded a shutdown service contract for a flash smelting furnace at a copper processing facility in South America. Approximately 50% of the order value, which exceeds EUR 10 million, is booked in Metals’ fourth-quarter orders received…
Process filter maker Amazon Filters has added more capacity to its housing component manufacturing with two semi-automated CNC mills going live. Their purchase and implementation are the latest stages in a £1 million investment programme at the Surrey-based firm, which…
Outokumpu is committed to help its customers to reduce their climate emissions. As part of its continuous development efforts in sustainability, Outokumpu is the first stainless steel producer to provide a product-specific carbon footprint on its stainless steel products. This…
Outokumpu has decided to significantly increase its energy efficiency improvement target and prioritize related investments in 2023 and 2024.   So far, Outokumpu’s target has been to improve energy efficiency by 0.5% annually. Until the end of 2024, Outokumpu now…
Kamoa Copper S.A. has selected Metso Outotec to supply a high-capacity Direct Blister Furnace to the company’s copper mining complex expansion in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The value of this type of a delivery is typically between EUR 30…
ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading global steel and mining company, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering (MHIENG), a pioneer in carbon capture technology, leading global resources company, BHP, along with Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd are collaborating on a multi-year trial of MHIENG’s carbon…
Outokumpu has completed its change negotiations related to the company's plans to further restrict the ferrochrome production and to delay the restart of one ferrochrome furnace after a maintenance break at least until the end of the first quarter of…
Metso Outotec has signed a 3-year Life Cycle Services contract with one of the biggest platinum producers in the world. With LCS, the customer’s critical assets will achieve enhanced availability and higher production. The performance-based agreement provides among all a…
CNC specialist NUM has launched a series of brushless linear servo motors designed specifically for continuous duty cycle applications in machine tools. Moving coil primary section fully encapsulated in stainless steel housing Liquid-cooled design rated for continuous duty cycle applications…
Monday, 03 October 2022 11:06

Securing the future of spring manufacturing

In many of our Lesjöfors companies, we use apprenticeships as a strategic way to introduce, train and keep the most suitable staff for the future. In the UK, European Springs & Pressings has just on-boarded five new apprentices in an…
As a part of its ambitious climate actions, Outokumpu is planning an investment in a biocoke and biomethane plant at its stainless-steel production site in Tornio, Finland. This large-scale biocoke project has now proceeded to a phase where Outokumpu is…
Metso Outotec is introducing the next generation of its ColumnCell™ flotation cells to the market. The new Metso Outotec ColumnCell™ leverages the company’s legacy technologies, as well as state-of-the-art best practices, delivering superior metallurgical flotation performance and energy efficiency for a…
A new, unique ultra-high-speed testing facility has been designed to evaluate the performance of materials needed to build and operate ultra high-speed transport systems. Zeleros’ and ArcelorMittal’s work allows both companies to optimise the design and selection of steels to…
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