Hilde Merete Aasheim appointed new CEO of HydroMon, 18 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Hilde Merete Aasheim has been appointed new President and CEO of Norwegian aluminium company Norsk Hydro ASA. Aasheim succeeds Svein Richard Brandtzg, who has decided to step down after 10 years. The appointment will be effective May 8, 2019.
Kronos revenues hit by lower prices, salesTue, 12 Mar 2019 15:45:00 GMT
Kronos is the latest titanium dioxide (TiO2) producer to feel the effect of sluggish European pigment demand.
Russia: Trubodetal gathers 6.5 thousand tons of scrapThu, 28 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT
In 2019 Kyshtym Electrolytic Copper Plant will switch its copper electrolysis shop to the operation on the stainless steel matrixes. At present some titanium matrixes are used in the manufacture. The switch to stainless steel matrixes began back in 2015 with the commission of a new machine. At that time 9 thousand stainless matrixes were
Chemours reports falling sales, rising TiO2 pricesFri, 15 Feb 2019 16:00:00 GMT
Lower sales of titanium dioxide and rising feedstock prices are squeezing profits for US-based producer Chemours.
Lomon Billions raises titanium dioxide pricesWed, 13 Feb 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Chinese titanium dioxide producer Lomon Billions has announced price rises affecting all its customers with immediate effect.
Going against the grain: Titanium and zirconium supply and demandThu, 31 Jan 2019 21:00:00 GMT
Cameron Perks, IM correspondent, looks back at the events that shaped the titanium and zirconium industries in 2018 and looks forward to what may play out in 2019
Chinese TiO2 exports ease in DecemberWed, 30 Jan 2019 17:30:00 GMT
Exports of titanium dioxide pigments dropped to their lowest in almost two years in December, Chinese customs data shows.
Russia: Gaysky GOK commissions new floatation machineThu, 24 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT
At its manufacturing site in Verkhnyaya Salda in Sverdlovsk region, VSMPO-Avisma has commissioned a new site of bulk titanium rings treatment. Such rings are used in aviation engines. In 2018 the Fund of the industry development supported the corporation and provided it with 70 million rubles, with 30 million rubles more given by the Fund
Rio Tinto's TiO2-slag production falls 15% vs 2017Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:30:00 GMT
Rio Tinto, the world's biggest producer of titanium slag, has reported a fall in production in 2018 after being affected by shutdowns and labor disputes.
Russia: ChEMK fined for environment violationsThu, 17 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT
The Central Court of Appeals made the decision to return Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works to state ownership more than a month ago. But it still has not come into effect. The Special Anticorruption Prosecutors Office has asked the State Property Fund and the Prime Minister to intervene. In particular the office asks to develop
International Titanium Association Issues Call for Abstracts ...Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:22:59 GMT
DENVER, Colorado, USA -- International Titanium Association (ITA), has issued a Call for Abstracts for the 7 th annual...
Iluka resumes operations at Sierra Leone rutile mine as strike ...Sun, 02 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT
The strike was the second in the past month to hit Sierra Rutile, one of Sierra Leone's largest companies, following a week-long stoppage in October that led Iluka to cut its output forecast.
Lomon Billions signs TiO2 supply deal with PPGTue, 27 Nov 2018 17:30:00 GMT
Chinas Lomon Billions has signed a deal that includes a portion of its planned chloride-route titanium dioxide pigment expansion in 2019.
Asian TiO2 prices ease, with Chinese winter supply squeeze less ...Thu, 22 Nov 2018 17:30:00 GMT
Asian TiO2 prices reached new lows this week, with buyers downplaying the chance of cold-weather shutdowns in China.
Russia: TMK Chermet to deliver scrap to VTZ by trucksWed, 21 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT
The Vacuum Metallurgy Works is a joint project of Ruspolymet and Group Tinvest on the manufacture of titanium alloys. The commission of the works is scheduled for Q1 2019. The works will have unique machinery. The first of the three main components the electron beam plant has already been put into operation. This
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