News - 24 Jun 2004
Xstrata Zinc has approved development of the Black Star zinc/lead open pit at Mount Isa, in north west Queensland, Australia at a capital cost of some AUD27.6 million (USD18.8 million), of which...
News - 26 May 2004
WMC Resources Ltd today announced it will invest a further $50 million over two years in a major study to determine whether there should be a multibillion expansion of the Olympic Dam mine in South...
News - 30 Mar 2004
Diamonds North Resources Ltd. has announced 2003 diamond results for the Blizzard and Jaeger kimberlites located along the King Eider kimberlite structure within the Hadley Bay project area. The...
News - 4 Mar 2004
Kennametal Inc. today announced that it has completed the previously reported acquisition of Conforma Clad Inc. for approximately $65 million.
Conforma Clad is a leading provider of engineered...
News - 16 Feb 2004
Kennametal www.kennametal.com recently announced a definitive agreement to purchase Conforma Clad, Inc. for approximately $65 million.
The acquisition, which is expected to close by the end of...
News - 18 Jan 2004
Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. announced recently that its subsidiary, Altair Nanomaterials Inc. has entered into a contract with Titanium Metals Corporation for development of a low cost manufacturing...
News - 18 Sep 2003
Plastics processing equipment supplier, Milacron have sold their Talbot round tool business to Harpoint Holdings. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
The Talbot stable includes brands...
News - 11 Aug 2003
Oxfordshire-based company, Hardide, have raised £1.6 million to manufacture a unique hard coating that has been designed to increase the life of steel and cemented carbide parts.
News - 7 Aug 2003
In August 2002, BASF and Dow Chemical Company announced that they would combine their research efforts and technologies pertaining to the manufacture of propylene oxide using hydrogen peroxide as a...
News - 19 Jun 2003
Alcoa have revealed their new plan to develop advanced aluminium alloys for the next and future generation airliners.
The "20-20" initiative aims to provide a 20% weight decrease and a...