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Argentina’s mining sector holds off investments as presidential election looms

6 September 2019 - 19:52
Argentina’s mining industry is following closely what opposition candidate Alberto Fernández, the front-runner for October’s presidential election, has to say when it comes to resources exploitation and foreign investment, as worries about the potential Peronist government turning to protectionist measures and populist policies.

Demand for battery metals, renewables fuelling human rights abuse — report

5 September 2019 - 20:17
Most of the world’s top companies mining for lithium, cobalt and other minerals used in the making of electric vehicles’ (EVs) batteries, solar panels and other green technologies have been linked to alleged human rights abuses since 2010, a new report claims.

Primetals Technologies receives FAC for automation upgrades at Gerdau Ouro Branco and conducts Industry 4.0 study

5 September 2019 - 16:13
In late March, Primetals Technologies received the Final Acceptance Certificates (FACs) for automation upgrades conducted on a third-party 6-strand billet caster and two blast furnaces of Gerdau Ouro Branco in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Hot start-up of Danieli mould electro-magnetic braking for Tangshan thin-slab casters

5 September 2019 - 16:09
After seven years of operation Danieli carried out upgrades to the two thin-slab casters supplied in 2012 at TISCO in Tangshan, China.

Bundling machinery for bar/rod mill at AEMZ, Russia

5 September 2019 - 16:08
Abinsk Electro Metallurgical Works chose Sund Birsta technology and KNDelta binding machine with double wirefeeding for its mill in Abinsk, Russia.

NLMK Group, Russia, commissions SMS group to supply two gas recovery systems for its site in Lipetsk

5 September 2019 - 16:01
NLMK Group, Russia, has placed an order with SMS group for the delivery of two gas recovery systems for its Lipetsk site.

Thyssenkrupp in talks to buy steel trader Kloeckner

5 September 2019 - 15:12
German industrial group Thyssenkrupp is in talks to buy metals trader Kloeckner & Co in a move to strengthen its steel business, Handelsblatt reported on Thursday citing sources familiar with the matter.

China’s CATL becomes Pilbara Minerals’ knight in shiny armour

4 September 2019 - 19:20
China’s largest lithium battery maker has bought an 8.5% stake in Australian miner Pilbara Minerals (ASX:PLS), both companies said on Thursday, after falling prices caused mainly by oversupply drove the lithium producer to raise equity to fund working capital.

Iran, Turkey form preferential trade agreement committee

4 September 2019 - 17:51
Senior officials from Iran and Turkey’s economic sectors met on Tuesday as a committee to follow up on the preferential trade agreement reached between the two countries.

TEDPIX gains 2,500 points in a day

3 September 2019 - 17:34
TEDPIX, the main index of Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) rose 2,500 points to 285,573 on Tuesday, IRIB reported.
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