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August 2020

Challenging and exciting times

PMT vs CMOS

Dycer Engineering and Foundry graduates

NFTN supports Gauteng Foundry Training Centre

Atlantis Foundries welcomes Pieter du Plessis back to the helm as CEO

Aluminium foundry doyen Charles Rowe passes away

SAIF and AFSA submit application to Department of Environmental Affairs to exclude spent foundry sand as a hazardous waste product

Denel PMP assets up for sale

South Africa bans all scrap metal exports for two months

Hulamin announces they are the first aluminium semi-fabricator to achieve emissions milestone

The 5-inch high bargain ‘brass ornament’

Nelson Mandela’s gold-cast hands

ArcelorMittal South Africa decides to idle blast furnace C at Vanderbijlpark, and the Vereeniging electric arc furnace until demand recovers

China’s manganese ore imports rise by 39% month-on-month in June

New process combines best of 3D printing and metal casting

Brazil’s Asia steel scrap export route blooms amid renewed trade opportunities

Production of high-tech components for the BMW iNEXT starts in Landshut

Historic Saarbrücken Gusswerke finally shuts down

3D printing technology optimises pistons for the powerful Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Tesla’s single-piece Model Y casting has not been kept a secret

What’s the difference between a $20 and $200 cast iron skillet?

First 3D printed sump cover for F110 engine

ExOne launches sand 3D printing network powered by over 40 binder jetting machines

3D Systems opens up 3D printing applications with new materials

GA-ASI completes first test flight with metal 3D printed part

Improve wear characteristics with cryogenic processing

Foseco’s Dycote Safeguard products extend die service life

Grinding Techniques offers complete grinding solutions for the foundry industry

Superwool XTRA low biopersistent fibre for iron and steel

Metkon’s Micracut sample preparation equipment