ME-METALS Middle East Mines And Metals Directory.COPYRIGHTInauguration of 2 Iron Ore Processing Plants in SanganTwo iron ore processing plants were inaugurated in Sangan by First Vice President, Es’haq Jahangiri. Also, Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade, Mohammad Shariatmadari and chairman of the board of IMIDRO, Mehdia Karbasian attended the inauguration ceremony., 30 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMTChinese imports of stainless steel hot-rolled coil surge as Tsingshan’s Indonesian facility continues to ramp up strongly.Chinese imports of hot-rolled coil jumped by over 140% m/m to an eleven-year high in December, as imports from Indonesia surge following the ramp up of Tsingshan’s Sulawesi facility., 24 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMTElectric vehicles to transform aluminium demandBy 2030, aluminium demand from Electric Vehicles (EVs) will near 10 million tonnes, a ten-fold increase from 2017. The usage of primary aluminium intensive, extrusions and rolled products will be significantly higher than we see in internal combustion engine vehicles today., 24 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMTWill reflow batteries push vanadium prices higher?The recent construction of the 100MW battery in South Australia has shown that the era of mass energy storage has arrived., 24 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMTMineral Exploitation Creates 4,300 jobsA total of 533 permits were issued for mineral exploitation during the nine months to Dec. 21, 2017, creating 4,302 jobs, 76.6% more compared with last year’s corresponding period, the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade announced., 24 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMTBritish Mining Tech for IranBritish mining and mineral processing technology company Alexander has executed a commercial and technical partnership agreement with Turkish specialist mineral processing consulting company Proses., 24 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMTSAIPA Hands Over Bonro Factory to RenaultCarmaker SAIPA has ultimately transferred ownership of its Bonro production plant in Saveh, 100km southwest of Tehran, to Renault, head of the Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran announced., 24 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMTGerman scientists to build machine that speeds up urban mining processesScientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen, Germany, want to build a machine that is able to disassemble two mobile phones in one minute and remove its components to, later on, extract metals from them., 24 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMTSpooled bars in coils made in JapanTopy Industries has chosen Danieli K-Spool technology to produce hot-rolled, high-quality compact coils to serve a demanding downstream market., 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMTDelegation from Japanese steel institute visits SHARC furnace plant at Hellenic HalyvourgiaIn December 2017 a delegation from the Iron and Steel Institute of Japan visited the SHARC electric arc furnace plant (Shaft Arc - electric arc furnace with scrap preheating in the shaft) at Hellenic Halyvourgia (HLV) in Volos, Greece. Hellenic Halyvourgia was founded in 1938 and is one of the country’s largest electric steel producers for long products., 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT