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Aluminum Statistical Review

The Aluminum Association released the latest edition of its Aluminum Statistical Review, which includes statistical information on all aspects of the aluminum value chain through 2016. The full report is available for purchase…

Hypertherm announces senior leadership appointments as it prepares for continued growth in 2018

Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of industrial cutting systems and software, announced changes to its leadership team. These changes are aimed at fully supporting the company’s strategic vision and its growing global customer…

CECIMO announces a positive economic outlook for 2017

The CECIMO General Assembly, which took place in Brussels on 22 November, announced that CECIMO machine tool production is expected to register a 2% annual growth in 2017 and reach 24.4 billion euro,…

Dr Roland Feichtl becomes President of CECIMO

Succeeding in this role Mr Luigi Galdabini, Managing Director at CESARE GALDABINI S.p.A., Dr Feichtl has been entrusted with the responsibility of leading the European Association that represents more than a third of…

G20 forum on steel excess capacity should be ambitious in targeting “the plague of global overcapacity”

The Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity ministerial-level meeting will open tomorrow. The engagement is expected to deliver a report setting out the excess capacity situation in the global steel industry and define…

Royal Air Force Bobsleigh Team hoping to slide to victory in sled revamped by AMRC Composite Centre

The Royal Air Force’s (RAF) bobsleigh team will compete in the British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association’s British Championships on the 25 November 2017, in a bobsleigh given a new lease of life with…

EU Emissions Trading System reform agreement “is disappointing”

Negotiations on the reform of the Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) were concluded after a more than two year legislative process. While the agreement improves on the initial proposal in some places, it…

EU anti-dumping measures

The Definitive Regulation for anti-dumping case AD635 on Hot Rolled Flat (HRF) steel from five countries was published in the EU’s official journal. “The European Commission’s handling of this case has been highly…

Range of high-performance drilling and milling tools from Sorma

The Italian company Sorma is introducing significant enhancements to Osawa range of high performance drilling and milling product families. Key focus on the HPU drills, a new generation of carbide coated drills, able…

Statoil builds world’s first floating wind farm

International energy company Statoil is building Hywind: the world’s first floating wind farm, just off the Scottish coast, UK. Statoil has adapted the same technology used for its floating oil facilities, known as…

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