A leading supplier of metallurgical consumables to the iron, steel and aluminium industries.
China is set to appeal against a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling on its raw material exports.
In early July 2011, the WTO ruled that China's export restrictions on bauxite, coke, fluorspar, magnesium, manganese, silicon carbide, silicon metal, yellow phosphorous and zinc were creating world shortages and higher prices.
Recently there has been a lot of publicity over the smuggling of ferro alloys of Chinese origin, which comes as no surprise to seasoned observers of world trade in ferro alloys.
There has been a lot of recent talk in the industry about the future of the Chrome Ore and Ferro Chrome market. South African producers are facing the quadruple whammy of increased production costs, power rationing, reduced ferro chrome prices and higher volume exports of chrome ore to producers and competitors in China.
A big thank you to everyone who made our exhibition stand and Asmet name red ribbon launch event at GIFA a resounding success.
The combined trade fairs of GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST posted new records with 1,958 exhibitors and 79,000 visitors from 83 countries, and confirmed its status as the leading trade show in the cast metals sector.
We are pleased to announce that Asmet has officially launched its own Flickr account, so you can put a face to a name and see what everyone at Asmet has been up to!
The Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection has announced new regulations which could impact up to one third of the country's rare earth producers.
We are pleased to announce that following the successful NAMTEC launch event in July 2011, Asmet has signed up to become a full member of the new NAMTEC Manufacturing Forum.
The 3rd in our series of technical introduction articles focuses on the hot topic of Rare earth elements.
The foundry industry is a relatively minor consumer of rare earths; however they are a constituent of some specific foundry alloys, and play an important role in the quality of the final cast product.
What better way to relax after a busy GIFA?!
Andrew Parker, Operations Manager at Asmet, recently completed a 300 mile cycle ride from London to Paris with a group of friends in aid of a number of cancer and children charities, including Andrew's chosen charity, Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice in South Yorkshire.
Asmet recognises how vital it is for our industry to invest in people and skills, and is pleased to help publicise the New Foundation Degree in Casting Technology.
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