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mar 27

Innovation and conservatism in technical ceramics

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Technical ceramics (TGs) are an extended family of materials with several overlapping and undefined borders with other categories of engineered products. Simply defined, TCs, also called advanced, engineered, special and fine ceramics, are materials whose thermal, electric and mechanical properties allow processes or products to run faster, at higher temperatures, in more extreme environment and …

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mar 21

Smog and mirrors? China’s steel capacity cuts were fake, report says.

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  When it comes to steel, China is faking it. Faced with global condemnation for flooding world markets with cheap steel, China announced last year it had implemented ambitious cuts in steel capacity. But a new report by Greenpeace East Asia and Chinese consultancy Custeel says that number was largely smoke and mirrors. Many of …

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mar 14

Spiralling raw material cost lift WFA

White fused alumina spot prices rose amid higher raw material cost, but increases in China are steeper compared with elsewhere as continuing environmental pressure restricted output amid stronger domestic demand. Spiralling raw material cost is lifting white fused alumina (WFA) spot prices as Chinese producers raised their offers, market sources told IM. Alumina is the …

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mar 06

South African chromite production falls in October

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Monthly production of chromite with 44-48% Cr2O3 content was down both on a sequential and year-on-year basis, as reduced mining capacity is denting overall sales volumes. South African output of high-purity chromite fell in October after a surge in the previous month, while the latest output remained some 15,000 tonnes below the same time in …

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mar 02

El pasado 23 de febrero tuvieron lugar en la sede de ANFRE en Madrid la Junta Directiva, la Asamblea General, y las reuniones de los Comités Técnico y de Montadores.

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El pasado 23 de febrero tuvieron lugar en la sede de ANFRE en Madrid la Junta Directiva, la Asamblea General, y las reuniones de los Comités Técnico y de Montadores. Como viene siendo habitual en las últimas reuniones hemos tenía aforo completo. Tenemos que agradecer, una vez más, a los asociados de ANFRE su asistencia …

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