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Metals and Minerals Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Hydro to build a new EUR 5 million solar park at its aluminium extrusion plant in Trzcianka, Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 17-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced it will construct a new solar park at its aluminium extrusion plant in Trzcianka, Poland. The … Read the full press release

Manufacturing giant Haizol expands their offices in China

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Headquartered in Shanghai, China, Haizol are growing from strength to strength in the manufacturing industry. From inception in 2015, they have opened offices throughout China year on year. Haizol now have a presence … Read the full press release

Hydro brings down the capacity of the primary aluminium production at the Slovalco plant in Slovakia due to high electricity prices

The Board of Directors at Hydro’s majority-owned Slovalco primary aluminium plant in Slovakia has decided a further curtailment of primary aluminium production at the plant. (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 30-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable … Read the full press release

EBRD to loan EUR 20 million to Bulgarian copper producer Sofia Med AD

EBRD €20 million loan to Sofia Med Funds to boost the capacity expansion investment Sofia Med to develop and implement a low-carbon strategy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral … Read the full press release

Norsk Hydro to upgrade the electrolysis cells at its aluminum plant in Årdal, Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced it will invest NOK 60 million (EUR 6 million) for the upgrade of the electrolysis cells … Read the full press release

Low-carbon aluminium: Deeside recycling plant in the UK expands recycling capacity with Hydro investment

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced it will financially support the expansion of its Deeside recycling plant in the UK with an … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies to deliver decarbonized electricity to Prony Resources via 25-year renewable PPA

(PRESS RELEASE) NOUMEA, New Caledonia, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced a partnership with Prony Resources New Caledonia, major supplier of nickel and cobalt used in the batteries of the … Read the full press release

Hydro employees to donate to UNICEF’s UPSHIFT program in support of young migrants and refugees

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 16-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced that this holiday season its employees will donate NOK 500,000 in support of UNICEF’s work on … Read the full press release

Hydro’s recycled and low-carbon aluminium used in heat exchange components and systems received DENSO Award for Excellent Collaboration for Sustainability Initiatives

Hydro is being recognized by DENSO for supporting its sustainability initiatives by delivering heat exchange components and systems based on recycled and low-carbon aluminium. (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy … Read the full press release

SEB Investment Outlook: 2021 seen as a year of strong recovery however the outlook for 2022 is less clear

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (STO: SEB-A) (SEB), a Swedish financial group leader on the Nordic market, has announced the release of its Investment Outlook November 2021 which sees the end of a year … Read the full press release

ZEISS and EOS partner over powder bed monitoring system for 3D printing

The joint goal is to develop and market a powder bed monitoring system for 3D printing. A trained neuronal network will automate analysis procedures and reduce costs. (PRESS RELEASE) OBERKOCHEN, 8-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS, a German optical systems and … Read the full press release

Haizol expands its capabilities to include component assembly and product development

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Haizol, one of China’s largest manufacturers of custom parts, expands its offering to meet increasing customer demand. Now, the manufacturing giant offers services spanning from OEM manufacturing, to component assembly, and product development … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland enters strategic partnership with Technip Energies

This alliance will enable both parties to expand their Project Management Consultancy as well as project controls and supervision capabilities into new market opportunities to create high-value services for clients. (PRESS RELEASE) COLOGNE, 19-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TÜV Rheinland, one … Read the full press release

Industry 4.0: investments in IoT notably higher than in cloud computing, security, big data analytics, robotics, ML, VR

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 14-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced the release of its new report entitled “Industrial IoT in the Time of Covid-19 Research Programme”, which reveals that investment … Read the full press release

SGS’s metallurgical laboratory in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada, marks its 80th anniversary

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 24-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has announced that its metallurgical laboratory in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada celebrates 80 Years since inception. For 80 years the Lakefield laboratory in Ontario, Canada … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp transformation: the company divests Acciai Speciali Terni (AST) to Arvedi, one of Europe’s most significant steel makers

Further milestone achieved in focusing the portfolio and realigning the group Stainless steel business will profit from new owner’s willingness to invest and attractive development prospects Parties agree not to disclose purchase price; closing expected within first half of 2022 … Read the full press release

Net zero-carbon mining: Rolls-Royce’s Power Systems to introduce innovative mtu hybrid haul truck concept at MINExpo 2021

mtu hybrid haul truck concept reduces emissions by up to 30% Technologies for cutting CO2 emissions take centre stage Microgrids, sustainable fuels, fuel cells and hydrogen engines all part of net zero vision (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

ABB’s Peter Voser joins Xynteo’s Europe Delivers partnership as its new Chairman

ABB Peter Voser joins Xynteo Europe Delivers partnership as its new Chairman

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Xynteo today announced that Peter Voser, Chairman of ABB Ltd., has agreed to serve as Chairman of Europe Delivers, a purpose-driven partnership that helps businesses and governments find new ways to grow while … Read the full press release

Equinor, Hydro and Panasonic explore options for a potential joint European battery business

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 26-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy company active in more than 30 markets globally, Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable … Read the full press release

Austrian Action Composites GmbH takes over thyssenkrupp Carbon Components GmbH

thyssenkrupp group posts further success in focusing portfolio Change of ownership gives thyssenkrupp Carbon Components GmbH positive prospects for continuation Closing expected within the coming weeks Michael Höllermann, CHRO Multi Tracks: “Carbon Components stands for highly innovative products. Under the … Read the full press release

Hydro to support the development of multipurpose social centers for local communities in Belém in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 11-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced it will support with investments, engineering and equipment the TerPaz program in Belém in the state … Read the full press release

Hydro further invests at its Cressona facility in Pennsylvania

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 29-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces its EUR 41 million ($48.3 million) investment for asset modernization in Cressona, Pennsylvania, to support the growing transportation, distribution, and industrial market segments in North America. The company will continue its … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to deliver galvanizing furnace for new coating line for the production of 3rd-generation Advanced High Strength Steel in China

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 26-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ, Graz, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, equipment, systems and services across multiple industries, has announced it has received an order from Valin ArcelorMittal Automotive Steel Co., Ltd., … Read the full press release

New DRI and EAF installations in Gijón to reduce carbon emissions at ArcelorMittal’s Spanish operations

New DRI and EAF installations in Gijón will reduce carbon emissions at the company’s Spanish operations by approximately 50%. The DRI installation in Gijón will also enable ArcelorMittal Sestao to be the world’s first full-scale zero carbon-emissions¹ steel plant. (PRESS … Read the full press release

Volvo Cars to source steel made from hydrogen-reduced iron from SSAB’s HYBRIT pilot plant in Luleå, Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 16-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SSAB (STO: SSAB-A), a Nordic and US-based steel company, has announced it is partnering with Volvo Cars, a Swedish luxury automobile brand, to jointly explore the development of fossil-free, high-quality steel for use … Read the full press release

“Responsible Lithium Partnership” established to improve natural resource management in Chile

Volkswagen Group, BASF, Daimler AG, and Fairphone fund the initiative at its inception GIZ to initiate a participatory process, inviting all relevant actors in the Salar de Atacama to work on a joint action plan Focus on protection of the … Read the full press release

Hydro welcomes the European Commission’s intention to impose antidumping duties on Chinese aluminium converter foil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 25-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro Rolling, leading manufacturer of advanced rolled aluminium products, has welcomed the announcement of the European Commission on May 21 of its intention to impose antidumping duties of 16-29.1% on aluminium converter foil … Read the full press release

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall lead the transformation of iron and steel industry with the establishment of HYBRIT pilot plant for fossil-free sponge iron

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall announce that they are now advancing on their plan to make fossil-free steel for the global market. The partners establish the world’s first production plant for fossil-free sponge iron … Read the full press release

Hydro Sustainability Fund and Brazil’s Mitsui Bussan Foundation launch new initiative to generate value and new business in the mandioca chain

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 17-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that The Hydro Sustainability Fund has partnered with Brazil’s Mitsui Bussan Foundation to launch a new initiative in the Barcarena region called ‘Tipitix’ with the aim to boost the use of … Read the full press release

SSAB appoints Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson as Senior Advisor

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SSAB announces the appointment of Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson, former president of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation, LO, as Senior Advisor. The appointment will strengthen SSAB’s government relations and public affairs in Sweden and at … Read the full press release