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April 2021

Progress made in recycling turned on its head since the pandemic started

Thermally-efficient crucible technology: Fundamentals, modelling and applications for energy savings

New beginnings as Steloy Foundries opens for business

Endeco Omega Sinto secures first West African export order destined for Ghana

Tribute to Garth Edward Robins – Founder of G.E Patterns & Foundry cc

Steel Best Manufacturing Services emerges from liquidation of Zealous assets

Unemployed Foundry Manager turns artistic skill into a reality

First phase of melting strategy completed at Thomas Foundry

SEIFSA takes a stand – long overdue says Gerhard Papenfus

United Heavy Industries to develop metallurgical laboratory

Naamsa announces name change

Localisation is essential to transform South Africa’s automotive sector

CSIR launches new centre to support 21st century industries in South Africa

Scientific & Precision Solutions thriving as it nears one-year anniversary

African Buffalo makes a mark on South African Mint’s Big Five range

Churchill’s plaque goes missing in Durban

MRA seeks clarity on scrap metal changes

O.M.LER srl offers innovative decoring solutions

Zimbabwe says Tsingshan of China plans iron ore mine, steel plant to begin from May

Ford and ExOne seek to patent high-speed 3DP for aluminium

International Aluminium Institute releases global aluminium industry 2050 climate pathways

IDRA secures first order for an 8 000 ton die-casting cell

Voxeljet shipped 131 000 3D printed parts in 2020, that’s 750 tons!

Wohlers Report 2021 finds 7.5% growth in additive manufacturing industry despite pandemic

Viking Analytics and pour-tech AB sign contract to provide AI operators to iron foundries

Heinz Nelissen announces his retirement

Larger die-casting machines revolutionise body-in-white production

Foundry-Skills launches free video wiki for prospective foundrymen

Elkem’s long term goal is to achieve carbon-neutral metal production

Malaysia sets ferrous scrap tariff at 15 per cent

Plansee Group becomes majority shareholder in Ceratizit Group

Audi and EOS expand range of metal 3D printing applications

Rio Tinto and Amaero collaborate on aluminium-scandium alloy for AM

VW accelerates move away from internal combustion engines

Novelis debuts new aluminium solution category for automaker

Volvo to be fully electric by 2030 and carbon neutral by 2040

Grinding Techniques offers solutions for your grinding operations in the foundry

Mobile metal analysers

On-the-spot solutions for incoming and outgoing inspection

Reducing production costs in large castings through the use of innovative filtration systems