Industrial Metals
November 2021

Global steel demand will grow by 4.5 per cent in 2021 and reach 1,855.4 Mt after 0.1 per cent growth in 2020, according to the World Steel Association (worldsteel). In 2022, steel demand will see a further increase of 2.2 per cent to hit 1,896.






November 2021

Emirates Steel, the leading integrated steel manufacturer in the Middle East, said it has adopted the dynamic QR code verification technology from Cares Cloud, a UK certification authority for reinforcing steels, to assure fast and seamless traceability of its rebar products.






November 2021

There is hardly an industry that can do without cast components. But the foundry industry has been hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis. In order to meet the challenges of the future and to remain successful in the marketplace, foundries need to develop sustainable, long-term solutions.






November 2021

The Tokyo-based bearing manufacturer NSK produces billions of bearings a year for a myriad of different applications and industries. Amid this vast repertoire is the company´s range of spherical roller bearings, which is steadily growing in prominence among heavy industries such as quarrying and mining, steel and metals, and papermaking.






November 2021

The increasing utilisation of additive manufacturing for volume production of standard components goes hand-in-hand with increasing demands for quality, consistency and cost efficiency of the post processing and surface refinement operations for 3D printed components.






November 2021

Bahrain-based Sulb, a regional steel producer, has invested $20 million in building a new wharf which will facilitate the billet and section producer’s exports, which form the bulk of its business. The steel plant located at Salman Industrial City in Hidd has also received a port/private jetty operator licence issued by the government.






November 2021

Alba is optimistic about more German participation in Bahrain’s manufacturing sector especially in the aluminium downstream cluster, the smelter’s Chairman Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa has said.






November 2021

Sndvik Materials Technology announced it has secured a record order for nuclear tubes and pipes from a world-leading low carbon energy company for the development of nuclear power stations in the UK.






November 2021

Embosal Steel Mills, a conglomerate family business established in the 1980s in UAE, plans to set up a AED250 million ($68.06 million) steel pipe plant in Ras Al Khaimah. It will specialise in the manufacturing of structural steel pipes and tubes, water transmission pipes and piling pipes.






November 2021

Global Measurement Systems has announced the launch of its operations in the UAE as a leading supplier of process control for the metal industry and other heavy industries.






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