First alumina from Saudi bauxite

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Ma’aden and Alcoa develop an industrial complex in Saudi Arabia to supply the Gulf region and international markets with primary aluminum, alumina and aluminum products.

Ductile materials for Arctic conditions

Ductile materials for Arctic conditions

The Norwegian company Sintef is testing materialsfor the production of oil and gas at Arctic temperatures between -40 and -60°.

ThyssenKrupp concludes offtake agreement with NioCorp

ThyssenKrupp concludes offtake agreement with NioCorp

ThyssenKrupp Metallurgical Products has expanded its product portfolio and concluded an offtake agreement for ferroniobium with NioCorp Developments Ltd.

“Horizontal Strip Casting of Steel” joint project wins German President’s Award

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Project partners Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, SMS Siemag AG, and the Technical University of Clausthal presented with award in Berlin.

ASK Chemicals receives BMW Innovation Award

ASK Chemicals honored with BMW Innovation Award

New inorganic binders for high-volume series production in engine casting enabled the BMW Group to implement zero-emission foundries with increased productivity and quality.

Engineers develop smart skins for aircrafts

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Work is underway at BAE Systems to give aircraft human-like ‘skin’, enabling the detection of injury or damage.

Time has come for electric aircraft

Time has come for electric aircraft

Airbus Group is now setting its sights on achieving silent, CO2-free, all-electric flight for both unmanned and passenger aircraft over the next three decades.

World’s First Carbon Fiber 3D Printer

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MarkForged have introduced the Mark One 3D printer, which can print parts from continuous carbon fibers.

New wood-based production plants to save material

New wood-based production plants

Retrofit or new plant? This is the question machinery and plant manufacturer Siempelkamp will answer at the Xylexpo fair from May 13 to 17 this year.

Tital partners up with Rolls-Royce

Tital partner up with Rolls-Royce

Engine manufacturer counts on cooperation with German investment casting specialist Tital.