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December 2020

What happens after the pandemic?

ABP Induction has developed the OCN furnace system for the application of the low-pressure pouring process in steel pouring

Insimbi builds its presence in the non-ferrous industry

Amended export control guidelines on the exportation of ferrous and non-ferrous waste and scrap

Scrap metal exports: Price Preference System vs export duty tax

ArcelorMittal opposes export tax on scrap metal

New laboratory proving to be a positive initiative for Insimbi Group

Metso divests its operations in Vereeniging

Pentagon Resources aiming high

KwaZulu-Natal automotive supplier park to be operational from 2021

Weir Minerals South Africa is now 25.1% black-owned

Production of machined components and fully assembled engines drives Ford’s Struandale engine plant

AMSA loses bid for 120% safeguard duties

R4.3 billion committed by automotive component suppliers to establish operations in Tshwane

New chrome mine owner plans to target the foundry sand and chemical concentrate markets

NFTN webinar reveals shortfalls in South African foundry industry

Rheinmetall supplies South African National Defence Force with new 40mm medium-velocity ammunition

OR Tambo statue that lay around for three years unveiled

Fraunhofer Lighthouse Project futureAM gets metallic 3D printing in shape for industrial use

NASA’s Perseverance Rover bringing 3D printed metal parts to Mars

ExOne to optimise sand 3D printers for use with ITOCHU Ceratech Corporation’s cerabeads

Criminals can now 3D print your house keys from a Facebook photo

Making a marque: The secrets behind those luxury hood ornaments

Oscars 2020: The statuette’s Croatian connection

General Kinematics celebrates 60-year mark

Chinese government reiterates paper, ferrous scrap barrier

Enable Manufacturing has been granted funding from Innovate UK for a project to prove the concept of its Additive Casting process

Sri Lanka restricts scrap metal exports

Wendt, Didion form strategic partnership

ArcelorMittal to idle blast furnace in Poland

Despite all the difficulties and challenges of COVID-19 O.M.LER s.r.l. is optimistic

What may be world’s first furnace from 6 500 years ago found in Israel

Metkon Forciplan 102 automatic planar grinding machine

Vanta handheld XRF analysers for precious metals analysis

Reduction of VOC emissions – ASK Chemicals

Bruker launches the Q4 Tasman Series 2 advanced spark OES metals analyser

Nexa3D delivers new xCast material for series production of precision metal castings

Furnace efficiency – maximise aluminium yield and cut casting costs