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  • FishGLOBE chooses Steinsvik

    In August this year, FishGLOBE will be delivering the first of their closed farming systems to a customer in Norway. The V5 globe, certified to produce 250 tons of post smolt, will be equipped with feeding system, data acquisition- and remote operations capabilities from Steinsvik. ...


    By Steinsvik AS

  • Q&A: Asia polymers show incredible growth potential

    Petrochemicals firm Borouge, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi's state-owned oil company Adnoc and Borealis of Austria, aims to increase its polymer production capacity to 10mn t/yr by 2030 from 4.5mn t/yr now.Argusspoke with chief executive Wim Roels about his plans for the company and opportunities in Asia. Borouge has embarked on an expansion drive to boost capacity. Can you tell us more? Are ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Ace scoops second Queen’s Award

    DUNDEE based Ace Aquatec has won a prestigious Queen’s Award for the second year in a row after its electronic stunner was recognised for animal welfare innovation. The Award for Enterprise Innovation marks the success of the company’s in-water electric stunning system ...


    By FISHupdate

  • When life throws you grapes, make wine

    With increased pressure to feed a growing global population, farming families have embraced modern science and technology to maximise output at whatever cost. So when John and Wilma Huisman took over the family farm in Balkbrug, in the eastern province of Overjissel, Netherlands in 1993, they chose a different approach. The couple embraced organic farming methods, valuing quality over quantity. ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Salmon veteran to run Tasmania mill

    FEED company BioMar has appointed farming veteran David Whyte to run its new plant in Tasmania, due to open in early 2020. Whyte, a marine biologist with 32 years’ experience in aquaculture, was chief operating officer at New Zealand King Salmon for a period last year. ...


    By FISHupdate

  • US terminates Iran sanctions waivers

    President Donald Trump will not renew waivers from US sanctions for the remaining buyers of Iranian oil, the White House said today. The administration in November issued six-month exemptions from US sanctions to enable China, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey to continue buying Iranian oil. But it has decided not to renew them after early May "to bring Iran's oil ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Sprouts Empowers Guests with Environmentally Friendly Tips and Resources During Earth Month

    Sprouts Farmers Market is inspiring guests to celebrate Earth Month throughout April with educational tips and resources at ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Iran exports firm in 1H April ahead of US waiver expiry

    Iranian crude and condensate loadings held firm in the first half of April, as buyers locked in supplies covered by waivers from US commercial sanctions against Tehran that expire on 3 May. Iranian liquids loadings averaged 1.6mn b/d in 1-15 April, down by 13pc from the revised March number, according to preliminary Argus tracking data. The figure includes volumes that likely loaded on Iran's ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • EU HRC: Mills get revenge on Turkey

    The northwest European hot-rolled coil (HRC) market weakened a touch further today as mills continued to look to exports to rebuild battered orderbooks. Argus' domestic northwest Europe HRC index slipped €1/t to €489/t ex-works. The discount for Italian material dropped to €29.75/t. While still weak, the Italian market appears to be showing more signs of stabilising than the north. ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Taking stock of wild salmon

    A NEW scheme aimed at boosting stocks of wild salmon is explained in a special Fish Farmer podcast by Jon Gibb, fishery manager of the River Lochy and director of the Lochaber District Salmon Fishery Board. Working with Mowi, Scotland’s biggest salmon farmer, Gibb and his team have launched a new approach to restocking, thought to be the first project of its kind in the world. ...


    By FISHupdate

  • China`s steel output growth accelerates in March

    China's crude steel output accelerated in March, in line with sharp gains in industrial output and real estate investment growth. Crude steel output in March was higher by 10pc on the year at 80.33mn t, said the national bureau of statistics. Cumulative January-March output rose by 9.9pc to 231.07mn t. Steel output was at 2.59mn t/d in March compared with 2.54mn t/d in January and February and ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • EU HRC imports rise on influx of Turkish material

    EU hot-rolled coils (HRC) imports continued to grow year on year in February, but fell sharply compared with January. EU arrivals were up by 21pc compared with February 2018 and down by 36pc on the month at 612,600t, on fluctuations in supply from Turkey and Russia. February imports from Turkey rose by 54pc compared with a year earlier to 257,000t and Russian imports increased by 14pc to ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • EU HRC: Service centres feeling bloated

    Quick deliveries from European hot-rolled coil (HRC) mills and limited demand means that service centres are carrying too much inventory. As a result they are fighting with each other to sell tonnage and experiencing further margin compression. Argus' daily northwest Europe HRC index fell by €1/t to reach €491.75/t ($554.85/t) ex-works today. The discount for Italian material rose to ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • Whale watchers oppose Iceland fish farm

    SOME of Iceland’s salmon farmers are facing a new and unusual source of opposition to their growth plans. Whale watchers and the tour companies that take them out to sea are challenging a proposal by AkvaFuture to produce up to 20,000 tonnes of fish in Eyjafjörður, in the north of the country. The plan is to set up six cages on both sides of the fjord, which is one of the longest ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Turkish polymer market faces economic uncertainties

    Turkey's polymers markets are facing challenges from the country's economic underperformance, and new uncertainty arising from disputed election results and US trade policy. The country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is contesting the result of local elections that were held in Istanbul last month. Turkish polymer buyers are typically cautious in times of political uncertainty, so this is ...


    By Argus Media Ltd.

  • GIG Karasek part of Agrichemwhey Projects

    AgriChemWhey will seek to build a first-of-a kind, industrial-scale bio-refinery which will take by-products from the dairy processing industry - excess whey permeate (WP) and delactosed whey permeate (DLP) - and convert them into cost competitive, sustainable lactic acid. This lactic acid can in turn be used to make value-added bio-based products for growing global markets, including ...


    By GIG Karasek GmbH

  • GIG Karasek part of Agrichemwhey Projects

    AgriChemWhey will seek to build a first-of-a kind, industrial-scale bio-refinery which will take by-products from the dairy processing industry - excess whey permeate (WP) and delactosed whey permeate (DLP) - and convert them into cost competitive, sustainable lactic acid. This lactic acid can in turn be used to make value-added bio-based products for growing global markets, including ...


    By GIG Karasek GmbH

  • Positive Development for Arable Farming – Not All Segments Benefit

    Brussels/Frankfurt am Main, 27 March 2019 – The markets for agricultural equipment developed very differently in 2018. The market for soil tillage equipment in particular showed a clearly positive development. Sales of fertilizer spreaders and seed drills also increased compared with 2017. However, for crop protection equipment and precision drills, the European market was weaker than in ...

  • SFA Soil Health Cafe Chat is April 1 in Amboy

    As part of our popular event series, SFA is hosting a final spring Soil Health Cafe Chat from 3 to 6 p.m. Mon., April 1, at Amboy Cottage Cafe, 100 E Main St, Amboy. ...

  • 16° New AG International Nairobi Kenya

    On 21 st – 23 rd March 2018, SICIT 2000 attendedthe next 16 th edition of New AG International,which took place in Nairobi (Kenya).SICIT participateed with a speech of Dr. FabioAgnolon, SICIT agro-product manager entitled“aminoacids & peptides of animal origin as acase of plant biostimulants compliant with thecircular economy concept”.SICIT 2000 has always been a leader for ...


    By SICIT 2000 S.p.A

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