Materials/Manufacturing

Thyssenkrupp to Buy Rare Earths from Northern Minerals in Australia While Helping to Expand the Operation; Key Separation Testing by K-Tech

Northern Minerals Ltd, one of the few producers of rare earth minerals outside China, and steel company Thyssenkrupp have made an offtake agreement whereby Thyssenkrupp will purchase 100% of the output from Northern’s Browns Range Pilot Plant […]

Electromagnetics

Revolutionary Ferrite-Magnet Fault Current Limiter Graduates from Testing and Heads to Market; Eriez Magnetics Takes Major Position in the Developer, FaultCurrent Ltd in UK

FaultCurrent Limited, a UK-based developer of passive magnetic fault current limiters, is reporting successful results from a recent round of independent tests of its next generation fault current limiter. With 25 tons of magnetic ferrite ceramic tiles at the core of its novel design, it’s a beast. It […]

Materials/Manufacturing

Urban Mining Progresses in Pioneering Effort to Scale Up Rare-Earth Magnet Production from Recycled Magnets

Freshly arisen from the flat, arid countryside of central Texas, a modern 130,000 square foot industrial facility is taking shape that the leaders and investors of Urban Mining Co. are eager to blossom into a […]

Materials/Manufacturing

Neo Performance Materials Purchases Samag Magnet Manufacturing Facility near Shanghai; Reports Lower Revenues for First Half of 2019

Neo Performance Materials Inc. has acquired a magnet manufacturing plant near Shanghai for $9.7 million where it will produce compression molded magnets using its Magnequench Neodymium-Iron-Boron (NdFeB) powders. Separately, the company reports that it experienced an […]

Materials/Manufacturing

Hoganas Sustainability Efforts Achieve 83% Use of Side Streams Globally; Plans Expansion at North America Facility

Hoganas, a producer of iron and metal powders including soft magnetic alloys, reports that its innovative sustainability efforts are achieving 83% use of side stream materials at its facilities worldwide, also that it is adding new […]