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February 2021

What is good for the gander is good for the goose!

A full range of primary, secondary and thermal reclamation equipment ranging up to 30TPH – Endeco Omega Sinto

Are South African industrial trade policies being done by stealth? Why are they happening behind closed doors?

Troubled blast-furnaces: AMSA unable to supply

Mineral Zone moves into new office and factory warehousing facility

Exports drive Knights Foundry to invest in a new Endeco Omega Sinto moulding line

Macsteel’s founder Eric Samson passes away

South Africa’s proposed tax on chrome ore exports criticised. It could be an industry game changer but on the other hand it could earn government R5 billion in taxes

New South African proposed chrome tax: What does this mean for YOU?

Price Preference System: Only scraps are left for the metal recyclers

(Yet another) update to the trade policy directive on the export of scrap metal

Toyota reveals the new passenger model Corolla Cross to be built in Durban

Assmang declares force majeure on ferro-manganese production in South Africa

Ford Mustang won’t be discontinued

From foundry to stovetop

Why is cast iron the best material for casserole dishes

New economic forecast from AFS projects strong growth in 2021

Rio Tinto’s new aluminium alloys

Tesla trying to make real cars with unibody casting like toy cars are made

Management buyout of Castings Technology International

Trimet Aluminium SE develops a new aluminium alloy

Porsche unveils new electric drive housing from 3D printing

GM investing $71 Million

Attendee registration opens for Virtual Metalcasting Congress 2021

Ferrous scrap metal traders benefit from high prices

Scrapping planes in a pandemic isn’t easy

Foseco’s Vapex Foslow

Olympus LIBS analyser aims to enhance existing XRF technology

Morgan Advanced Materials’ customised crucibles for demanding melting applications

Discover the world of portable hardness testing – Emco Test

Maximise aluminium yield and cut casting costs with a focus on furnace efficiency

High-productivity 3D laser scanner comes to Hexagon’s Absolute arm