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La métallurgie des terres-rares ou le mistigri radioactif écologique

La métallurgie des terres-rares ou le mistigri radioactif écologique | Metal industries | Scoop.it
Les terres-rares sont des métaux écologiques à la base de nombreuses activités qui sont tombées par hasard dans la catégorie des green-business puisqu'elles participent à la réalisation de puissants aimants permanents pour les générateurs...
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GE va étudier la faisabilité d'éoliennes de 10 à 15 MW équipées d'aimants supraconducteurs

GE va étudier la faisabilité d'éoliennes de 10 à 15 MW équipées d'aimants supraconducteurs | Metal industries | Scoop.it
La montée en puissance de très grandes éoliennes, en particulier en offshore où les coûts d'implantation sur site, de montage des équipements et de maintenance sont très onéreux, est la voie de recherche privilégiée pour réduire le prix de revient...
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Amérique du Nord: production de 1,2 million de voitures au mois d'Août

Amérique du Nord: production de 1,2 million de voitures au mois d'Août | Metal industries | Scoop.it
La santé de l'industrie automobile en Amérique du Nord est un paramètre important dans l'orientation de la conjoncture économique américaine.
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JSW Steel increases August crude steel production despite Karnataka iron ore mining ban

JSW Steel increased crude steel production by 11% month-on-month in August 2011, producing 664,000 tonnes compared with 599,000 tonnes in July...
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DAILY SCRAP REPORT: Turkish mills look to short-sea deals on weaker demand

MB’s Daily Ferrous Scrap Index cfr Iskenderun moved up slightly on Friday to $467.76 per tonne on an HMS 1&2 (80:20) basis, from $467.54 on Thursday...
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MB SOUTH AFRICA FERRO-ALLOYS CONF: Cheap sales to China could harm SA chrome

South Africa's chrome industry needs to act responsibly as Chinese ore buyers seek cheaper ore from newer and smaller producers, market participants cautioned...
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COMMENT: Gécamines' move on Forrest a blow to DRC's beneficiators

Samsung C&T, which is among the investors that the George Forrest Group had lined up to develop a $250-million copper and cobalt project in the Democratic Republic of Congo, was exactly the type of investor the country was seeking.
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Prices steady on European 304 cold-rolled sheet market, outlook less positive

Cold rolled 304-grade stainless steel sheet prices have held steady for the fourth week at €1,100/160 ($1,520/602) per tonne...
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LME sees billet bid/offer prices narrow

The London Metal Exchange’s three-month billet contract narrowed by $5 on Friday as several deals were done, traders told MB...
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MMX signs contract with WorleyParsons for Serra Azul iron ore expansion

Brazilian iron ore producer MMX has hired Australia-listed WorleyParsons for the engineering, procurement and construction management of its Serra Azul iron ore expansion project...
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Shortlisted entries revealed for pylon design competition

Shortlisted entries revealed for pylon design competition | Metal industries | Scoop.it
The government has unveiled the shortlisted entries for its competition to design a new style of electricity pylon.
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Vale makes first coal export from Moatize

Vale has made the first export shipment from its Moatize coal mine in Mozambique...
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Commerce extérieur allemand: lente mais inexorable baisse du taux de couverture

Commerce extérieur allemand: lente mais inexorable baisse du taux de couverture | Metal industries | Scoop.it
Les dirigeants de la France prévoient pour cette année un solde négatif du commerce extérieur de notre pays autour des 75 milliards d'euros alors que l'Administration centrale, nous dit-on, n'en aurait budgété que 48 milliards.
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Les E-On, RWE, Groupes de l'énergie allemande en grandes difficultés financières et stratégiques

Les E-On, RWE,  Groupes de l'énergie allemande en grandes difficultés financières et stratégiques | Metal industries | Scoop.it
Les ressources énergétiques japonaises sont sans-dessus-dessous mais la situation est la conséquence du gigantesque tsunami qui a frappé le nord-est de l'île principale au mois de Mars.
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La crise: les constructeurs allemands vont-ils exporter pour 100 milliards d'euros de bagnoles en 2011?

La crise: les constructeurs allemands vont-ils exporter pour 100 milliards d'euros de bagnoles en 2011? | Metal industries | Scoop.it
La crise est là nous dit-on. La preuve les cours des banques en Bourse dévissent et les Grecs broient au noir. Et pourtant, pourtant... les bagnoles allemandes à l'export font un tabac.
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Alstom serait intéressé par les activités transport de Finmeccanica

Alstom serait intéressé par les activités transport de Finmeccanica | Metal industries | Scoop.it
Suite aux rumeurs portant sur la cession des filiales du groupe italien, le français serait prêt à un partenariat ou un rachat.
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Chrome iron price spread widens to reflect market

Chrome iron prices in the UK have remained largely unchanged since the start of the year, with the vast majority of product being used in steel mixes, sources told MB on Friday...
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Rusal will boost Alpart stake to 100%

United Co Rusal will buy the remaining 35% of Alumina Partners of Jamaica (Alpart) that it does not already own, after agreeing to pay holder Norsk Hydro $46 million for the stake, the companies said on Friday.
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Antimony prices rise amid rumours of extended smelting crackdown

Antimony prices rose on Friday amid supply concerns seen in China during an ongoing environmental crackdown on smelters there.
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Aperam commissions world’s largest charcoal-charged BF in Brazil

Aperam South America has officially commissioned its No.2 blast furnace (BF) in Timóteo, in Brazil’s southeastern state of Minas Gerais...
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Weak domestic demand forces Indian mills to roll back HRC price hikes

Indian steelmakers have had to roll back their domestic hot rolled coil prices, after seeking increases of Rs1,000 ($21) per tonne in the first week of September for bookings that month, market participants told MB...
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European secondary aluminium prices stable in face of turmoil

European secondary aluminium prices were stable on Friday even as the economic uncertainty dragged down prices in other markets, as good consumer demand helped maintain volumes...
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SWAPS REPORT: OTC iron ore activity slows as market stabilises

OTC iron ore swaps trading slowed on Friday as the market stabilised at levels near to Thursday’s close, brokers told MB...
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Glencore urges Blackthorn to make Perkoa a polymetallic project

Glencore International has presented its joint-venture partner Blackthorn Resources with a business case for producing lead and silver at the Perkoa zinc project in Burkina Faso...
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Ahmed Ezz sentenced to 10 years in jail

Ezz Steel’s former chairman, Ahmed Ezz, faces a lengthy stay in an Egyptian prison following a Cairo court’s sentence against him last week...
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